Chomsky interview: Bolsonaro Is Spreading Trump-Like Fear of “Election Fraud” in Brazil | Truthout

By C.J. Polychroniou - Truthout, July 16, 2021 Since 2019, Brazil finds itself in the midst of one of its most difficult periods since the end of the military dictatorship in 1985, thanks to the inhumane policies of the Jair Bolsonaro regime which parallel those of Donald Trump’s administration. President Bolsonaro is an apologist for the… Continue lendo Chomsky interview: Bolsonaro Is Spreading Trump-Like Fear of “Election Fraud” in Brazil | Truthout

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When Language Is Used to Deceive You: How Doublespeak Distorts Reality and Corrupts Thought (1989)

Doublespeak is language that deliberately obscures, disguises, distorts, or reverses the meaning of words. Doublespeak may take the form of euphemisms (e.g., "downsizing" for layoffs and "servicing the target" for bombing), in which case it is primarily meant to make the truth sound more palatable. It may also refer to intentional ambiguity in language or… Continue lendo When Language Is Used to Deceive You: How Doublespeak Distorts Reality and Corrupts Thought (1989)