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Noam Chomsky Unveils America's Deplorable History of Playing Footsie With Fascism

Click here for reuse options! "In 1937, the State Department described Hitler as a kind of a moderate." At the second presidential debates, GOP nominee Donald Trump utttered a horrifing remark never before heard in a televised presidential debate. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky reveals the political mechanics behind his gradual expulsion from mainstream media

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Ralph Nader and leading linguist Noam Chomsky engaged in a much anticipated discussion in early October on Ralph Nader Radio Hour. The two raised questions about changing the media narrative in a totalitarian-like state, and how Chomsky got dismissed from the mainstream altogether. “How often...

Noam Chomsky Explains How He Was Banned From Mainstream Media

Submitted by Michael Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, I recently watched the recent Noam Chomsky documentary, Requiem for the American Dream, and it was excellent. I highly recommend everyone watch it since it provides a historical roadmap for how positive change happens. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky Unravels the Political Mechanics Behind His Gradual Expulsion From Mainstream Media

Click here for reuse options! Despite being a prolific author and acclaimed MIT professor, Chomsky is never featured on major networks. Ralph Nader and leading linguist Noam Chomsky engaged in a much anticipated discussion in early October...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Trump Voters Are ‘Furious’ Because ‘Everything’s Been Taken Away From Them’ (Video)

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

During the recent presidential primaries, the renowned linguist offered insight into the “generalized rage” and “deep concern” that fueled Donald Trump’s rise and is worth recalling as election day draws near.

5 Things You Should Know About the Green Party’s Jill Stein

Click here for reuse options! Sure, her progressive platform is appealing. But even Noam Chomsky doesn't think she's worth a "protest" vote. In this bizarre election year marked by one apparently unhinged major party candidate and another...Show More Summary

Chomsky: Our Country Is Beset by Problems -- Do You Have the Patience of Decades It Takes Activists to Fix Them?

Click here for reuse options! "We've changed things before and we can do it again." Lifelong activist, prolific author and an MIT professor emeritus Noam Chomsky shared insights about Chomsky Archive, an MIT Libraries project commited to the preservation of his life's work. Show More Summary

Johnson Doesn't Make the Debates, Trump Says Hillary is the Real Birther, Noam Chomsky Challenged: P.M. Links

last monthNews : Reason

Gary Johnson has been denied his rightful place in the presidential debates, according to the commission's arbitrary and censorious criteria. Bernie Sanders has words for people thinking about voting third party. What an awful mother. Noam...Show More Summary

Research Refutes Noam Chomsky’s “Universal Language” Theories

“His universal grammar was put forward as an innate component of the human mind—and it promised to reveal the deep biological underpinnings of the world’s 6,000-plus human languages. The most powerful, not to mention the most beautiful, theories in science reveal hidden unity underneath surface diversity, and so this theory held immediate appeal. But evidence has […]


NEW EVIDENCE REBUTS NOAM CHOMSKY’S UNIVERSAL, HARD-WIRED GRAMMAR THEORY: The article’s from Scientific American and it’s long and detailed. But here’s a basic summary. A child learning a …first language does not rely on an innate grammar module. Instead the new research shows that young children use various types of thinking that may not be […]

Noam Chomsky: Calling Someone ‘Anti-American’ Is a Classic Technique of Social Control (Video)

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

“You might take a look at that word ‘Americanism’,” says the renowned linguist, “It’s the kind of term that you only find in totalitarian societies.”

Skirmishing With the Eminati

Look out, Darwin — Wolfe’s coming for you. Tom Wolfe’s new book, The Kingdom of Speech, takes aim at Charles Darwin and Noam Chomsky: “Like an industrial engineer who also makes bespoke dueling pistols in his shed on the weekends, Mr. Show More Summary


TOM WOLFE HUNTS THE BIGGEST OF PREY IN THE KINGDOM OF SPEECH: Over at Ed, I have a lengthy review of Tom Wolfe’s latest (nonfiction) book, The Kingdom of Speech, in which Wolfe looks to do to Noam Chomsky – and Darwin – what he did to Leonard Bernstein, Walter Gropius, and Mies van […]

Bango! Tom Wolfe Surfs the Net

Tom Wolfe thinks Charles Darwin was a fraud, a snob, a cheater, and an asshole. And he doesn’t like Noam Chomsky much better. The post Bango! Tom Wolfe Surfs the Net appeared first on The Millions.

Noam Chomsky Schools Nationalist Attendee at Google Talk, Calls on Audience to Preserve Cultural Wealth

"The diversity of languages and cultures is wonderful, but..." one Googler began, and Chomsky quickly shut down speculation. Noam Chomsky has a fairly lukewarm relationship with the tech giant Google. But after voicing concern over the...Show More Summary

Naomi Klein, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky, Others Condemn ‘Coup’ in Brazil

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

By Nika Knight / Common Dreams “Brazil has only emerged from dictatorship some 30 years ago and these events could set back the country’s progress towards social and economic inclusion by decades.”

Noam Chomsky: How Obama Has Ushered in 'a New Era of International Terrorism'

Chomsky and Emran Feroz talk Obama's political legacy in the Middle East, the deal with Iran and the refugee crisis. The following is a recent interview with Noam Chomsky on the Middle East and the Obama Administration's policies towards Syria, Egypt and Iran, and the rise of right-wing extremism and nationalism in Europe. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky Stars in New Documentary About the Major Risks Humanity Faces From Pesticides

Jimmy Carter and the Dalai Lama help Chomsky uncover pesticide industry corruption. Did you know that American companies are legally permitted to manufacture dangerous pesticides for export—even after the chemicals have been banned in...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Why People Should Vote for the Lesser of Two Evils and Spend 5 Minutes Making the Decision

And that doesn't just apply to presidential elections. Nearly 100% of likely voters are set on their November 8 presidential pick and the debates won't even start for another month. So, who really is the media fanfare for at this point?...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky explains the value of holding your nose and voting for Hillary

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

No one can accuse famed linguist and activist Noam Chomsky of being a corporate sell out. At the same time, he’s not above acknowledging the cold, hard realities of electoral politics. In a piece posted at AlterNet, Chomsky outlines an eight-point rationale for progressives who live in swing...

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