Propaganda Techniques

scapegoating - placing unmerited blame on a person or group to channel societal resentment and frustration towards a common adversary or powerless victim.

 

Dr. Alexander Douglas, Lecturer in History of Philosophy, Heythrop College, University of London, discusses the targeting of scapegoats and how scapegoating is used as a political tool.


36:06: scapegoatingsee definition - placing unmerited blame on a person or group to channel societal resentment and frustration towards a common adversary or powerless victim.
: Immigrants (illegal and otherwise).

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