Don't let them fool ya,
Or even try to school ya! Oh, no!
We've got a mind of our own,
So go to hell if what you're thinking is not right!
Love would never leave us alone,
A-yin the darkness there must come out to light.
Could You Be Loved
Out of the same background came three major things: fascism, Bolshevism and corporate tyranny
Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.
Media Control - the spectacular achievemnts of propaganda
Unfortunately, for all its emphesis on class analysis, Marxism blinded many fighting against the economics of competition and greed to important antagonisms between the working class and the new, professional managerial, or coordinator class.
There is an ample literature documenting the advantages of employee management. Evidence is overwhelmimg that people with a say and stake in how they work not only find work more enjoyable, they are more productive and efficient as well.
Economic Justice and Democracy
Good sense is, of all things amongst men, the most equally distributed; for everyone thinks himself so abundantly provided with it, that those even who are the most difficult to satisfy in in everything else, do not usually desire a larger measure of this quality than they already posses. And in this it is not likely that all are mistaken: the conviction is rather to be held as testifying that the power of judging aright and of distinguishing truth from error, which is properly what is called good sense or reason, is by nature equal in all men; and that the diversity of opinions, consequently, does not arise from some being endowed with a larger share of reason than others, but solely from this, that we conduct our thoughts along different ways, and do not fix our attention on the same objects.
Discourse on Method
The fact that millions of people share the same vices does not make these vices virtues, the fact that they share so many errors does not make the errors to be truths, and the fact that millions of people share the same forms of mental pathology does not make these people sane.
The Sane Society
... the fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in phisics. Like energy, power has many forms, such as wealth, armarment, civil authority, influence on opinion. No one of these can be regarded as subordinate to any other, and there is no form from which the others are dirivitive.