- Why are liberals now cheerleading a warmongering Trump? | Owen Jones | Opinion | The Guardian – Handing over the keys?
> History shows that war presents the ideal opportunity for the authoritarian-minded to amass, consolidate and concentrate power. Dissent can be more easily portrayed as treachery; jingoism sweeps the nation, boosting the popularity of the ruler; critics fall into line; constitutional norms can be disregarded at a time of national crisis. – (polemic politics rhetoric_of_action trump )
- Melania Trump and the politics of airbrushing – The Washington Post – Fashion meets politics in the open media, with some semiotics chucked in to start the discussion. "Mahaux has given the public a two-dimensional version of Trump: just the gloss, just the facade. Trump is the fantasy, the dream." – (visualrhetoric semiotics politics )
- Iain Sinclair · The Last London · LRB 30 March 2017 – Everybody's city becomes someone else's. – (london psychogeography )
- Tales of a MD/PhD student: What’s the Deal with Neuromarketing? – A brief critique of neuromarketing with links to others. In brief, marketers may be making claims about the funtioning of the brain with no evidence. The bicameral brain, part 2. – (neuromarketing rhetoric )
- How Online Retailers Read Your Mind – Gadgetwise Blog – NYTimes.com – Color and design don't persuade but make the mind receptive to an aspect of a message. – (rhetoric fyc visualrhetoric visualliteracy erhetoric neuromarketing )