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The Business of Bullshit
Bullshit business is about the meaningless language conjured up in schools, in banks, in consultancy firms, in politics, in the media and, of course, in thousands of business schools releasing MBA-cer...
Chomsky on Post-Modernism
What I find in the writings of the post-modernists is extremely pretentious, but on examination, a lot of it is simply illiterate, based on extraordinary misreading of texts that I know well (sometime...
Culture of Complaint: The Fraying of America
Propaganda-talk, euphemism, and evasion are so much a part of American usage today that they cross all party lines and ideological divides. The art of not answering the question, of cloaking unpleasan...
Intellectual Charlatans & Academic Witch-Hunters
Butler’s work has always divided critics. While some view her as a courageous and innovative thinker, others view her as an intellectual charlatan.
A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense: Find Your Inner Chomsky
What must a citizen in a democracy know to make the word democracy meaningful? Baillargeon provides readers with the tools to see through everyday spin and jargon -- from politics to advertising, from...
The Essential Guide to Gathering Information in Canada
Outlines the essentials of how to find and use information.