Posts Tagged Propaganda

Make Mine Freedom

  Here’s a propaganda cartoon from 1948. I’m sure my parents watched this one or something like it as schoolchildren, and maybe that’s why the message seems like common sense to them!

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The Common People Don’t Want War…

This quote hung on my wall when I wrote the first draft of Counteract. If it doesn’t terrify you, it should. I imagine the words spoken softly, matter-of-factly.  A “duh” at the end is implied. It is easy to manipulate people. It’s a little harder to manipulate […]

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Duck and Cover

Duck and Cover

This propaganda film was shown to schoolchildren in the 1950s, and inspired the opening scene in Counteract.    

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Fallout

Here’s a cheery little propaganda film about nuclear fallout and how people can best protect themselves from radioactive particles in the air. Fallout is a major problem for the characters in Counteract, because the chemical weapons in their world are literally hanging over their heads, and can […]

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Resist: Book Two of the Resistance Series won a Silver Medal in the 2016 International Wishing Shelf Book Awards
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