First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"The credit card has gradually replaced the voter registration card as a key symbol of civic involvement. Saul Landau takes a fresh and valuable look at how and why -- and what we can do about it. Against the mass-media grain, this book refutes the inevitability of corporate consciousness. Readers will find in Landau's writing an incisive analytical approach combined with an uplifting spirit
." -- Norman Solomon, Syndicated columnist and Author, The Habits of Highly Deceptive Media
"Papers critically examine the vision of President George W. Bush; the national security culture; media in the twenty-first century; some environmental issues; and the Iraqu conundrum." -- Journal of Economic Literature