Agitprop  

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  1. political propaganda disseminated through art, literature, drama, etc., especially Communist propaganda
  2. An organization or person engaged in disseminating such propaganda.

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Agitprop (portmanteau of "agitation" and "propaganda") is political propaganda, especially the communist propaganda used in Soviet Russia, that is spread to the general public through popular media such as literature, plays, pamphlets, films, and other art forms with an explicitly political message.

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