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Superpatriotism

Superpatriotism

by Michael Parenti

Publisher: City Lights Books
ISBN: 9780872864337
Pages: 120
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 3 Mb
Date posting: 2021-05-08
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Superpatriots, writes Michael Parenti, are those people who place national pride and American supremacy above every other public consideration, those who follow leaders uncritically, especially in their war policies abroad. Superpatriotism is the nationalistic hype propagated by officialdom, the media, and various flag-waving groups. Parenti demonstrates how superpatriotism attaches itself to religion, sports, the military, the schools and big business. He questions whether its top politico-economic propagators are themselves really patriotic, given how they evade taxes, export our jobs, pollute our land and ...