UKRAINE

War in the Age of Bernays

“The first casualty of war is truth”

Map of Ukraine with Edward Bernays and a mushroom cloud, collage by the author

War offers us an intense if perverse spiritual experience with its myth-making drama of life lived at the extremes of human experience. America has always been susceptible to this kind of religious fervor particularly when we need to forget all of our deep internal divisions and our failure to address even the most

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