Thursday, 25 June 2009

Touching up the grassroots

Belief in ordinary voices is exploited by PRs and politicians skilled in the dark art of astroturfing, a technique that exemplifies the false promises of democratisation and enfranchisement that are sold to us; and we, in turn, are willing consumers of the myth of the level playing field.

The Guardian
Thursday 25 June 2009

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