In today's post-truth political landscape, there is a carefully concealed but ever-growing industry of organized misinformation that exists to create and disseminate lies in the service of political agendas. Ari Rabin-Havt and Media Matters for America present a revelatory history of this industry--which they've dubbed Lies, Incorporated The World Of Post-Truth Politics--and show how it has crippled legislative progress on issues including tobacco regulation, public health care, climate change, gun control, immigration, abortion, and same-sex marriage. Eye-opening and indispensable, Lies, Incorporated takes an unflinching look at the powerful network of politicians and special interest groups that have launched coordinated assaults on the truth to shape American politics.

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Recorded 6/10/16

 

 

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Program Details
Episode S5E27
Broadcast Week Jul 10th 2016
Duration 00:58:01
Audience Rating TV-G
Genre Action
Theme Academic & Education
Language English
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