Compulsory schooling and mass media propaganda are two important tools for controlling public opinion in a nominally democratic society. Guests are educator John Taylor Gatto, author of the Underground History of American Education and Professor Mark Crispin Miller who teaches mass persuasion and propaganda at NYU.
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