Toxic Sludge is Good For You by John Stauber
Lies, Damn Lies and the Public Relations Industry

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Common Courage’s number one seller blows the lid off of today's multi-billion-dollar propaganda-for-hire PR industry, revealing how public relations wizards concoct and spin the news, organize phony "grassroots" front groups, spy on citizens and conspire with lobbyists and politicians.

 

About John Stauber

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Stauber is the founder and director of the nonprofit Center for Media and Democracy. John Stauber (right) is founder and director of the Center for Media & Democracy. He and Sheldon Rampton write and edit the quarterly PR Watch: Public Interest Reporting on the PR/Public Affairs Industry. They are the bestselling authors of Weapons of Mass Deception, Toxic Sludge is Good for You! , and Trust Us, We're Experts! In 2001, the National Council of Teachers of English gave Rampton and Stauber its annual George Orwell Award for exposing the use of doublespeak in American life.
 
Published July 1, 2002 by Common Courage Press. 224 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Modern public relations has evolved ``crisis management'' and ``anti-'' PR campaigns including sabotaging the tours of authors who challenge industry clients, for example, Jeremy Rifkin, author of Beyond Beef.

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This assumes that the exposure level would be below that which harms the immune system - by contrast, there are some reports from rodents that levels of radiation actually stimulate the immune system in rodents but this type of study has not been done in humans .

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I'm all in favor of giving people second chances - I needed one myself - but to me there's something crazy about routinely sending people to college to do 2 years of high school remediation.

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