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World War 3: Russian Nuclear War Possible If U.S. And NATO Intervene In Ukraine, Claims Noam Chomsky

World War 3 has been feared for most of 2014 ever since the Ukraine crisis started, but most believe the worst outcome is a new Cold War. But Noam Chomsky believes that nuclear war is a real possibility if the United States and NATO intervene against Russia. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Current state of US-Russian relations could lead to nuclear war

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

World renowned linguist and political theorist Noam Chomsky said in an interview with the Russian-based RT that the current state of American-Russian relations could lead to a nuclear confrontation. “It’s come ominously close several times in the past, dramatically close,” he said....

Noam Chomsky answers the question you’ve always wanted to ask: ‘Have you ever been wrong?’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

In an interview with Conor Gearty, the director of the Institute of Public Affairs at the London School of Economics, Noam Chomsky answered the one question that anyone who’s read him wants answered. “I want to ask you,” Gearty said, “and you don’t have to answer...

Noam Chomsky: The U.S. is the ‘world champion in generating terror’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Social philosopher Noam Chomsky ripped the history of U.S. “covert aid” policies following reports that President Barack Obama had recently reconsidered such measures. Chomsky said in an op-ed for Truthout that the U.S. had “emerged as the world champion in generating...

‘Exalted anti-Zionists’ are now driving the conversation

"Exalted anti-Zionists" (as Shlomo Sand calls us with snark) are framing the new ideas about the conflict: You cannot have a "Jewish democracy." Let's choose democracy over ethnocracy. And Tom Friedman, Noam Chomsky, and liberal Zionists are all engaging these ideas.

Truthdigger of the Week: Ben Bradlee

last monthNews : Truthdig

David Remnick recalled that the man who directed The Washington Post’s reporting on Watergate and the Pentagon Papers “wasn’t Noam Chomsky. He was not an outsider or a leftist.” But “he built an institution… He gave it its ambition....

Noam Chomsky: Corporate business models are hurting American universities

The linguist and philosopher on the Walmartization of higher education, and what we can learn from John Stuart Mill

Noam Chomsky on the Corporatization and ‘Death’ of American Universities

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

The father of modern linguistics weighs in on the decline of higher education in the United States; a writer criticizes the state of dissent from the left in Israel; meanwhile, a new Republican social media campaign backfires. TheseShow More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Rise of Islamic State stems from U.S. ‘sledgehammer’ against Iraq

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Author and social philosopher Noam Chomsky criticized U.S. policy regarding the Middle East in an interview with Truthout, blaming the country’s involvement in Iraq for the rise of the Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS). “‘Inevitable’ is a strong word, but the appearance...

Noam Chomsky—Infuriating and Necessary

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

You don’t have to buy Chomsky’s ideas wholesale to recognize that his often outrageous critiques of American democracy and capitalism usually hit their targets.

Ceasefires in Which Violations Never Cease

3 months agoNews : Truthdig

By Noam Chomsky, TomDispatch The regular pattern is for Israel is to disregard whatever agreement is in place—while Hamas observes it—until a sharp increase in Israeli violence elicits a Hamas response, followed by even fiercer brutality. These escalations, which amount to shooting fish in a pond, are called “mowing the lawn” in Israeli parlance.

Gaza and Israel: Serial “Ceasefires” and the 70-Year War Continues (Chomsky)

By Noam Chomsky On August 26th, Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) both accepted a ceasefire agreement after a 50-day Israeli assault on Gaza that left 2,100 Palestinians dead and vast landscapes…

Gaza’s nightmare isn’t over: Noam Chomsky on the bloody history of Israeli “ceasefires”

Those expecting Israel to honor it's side of the new ceasefire agreement would do well to review recent history

Tomgram: Noam Chomsky, The Fate of the Gaza Ceasefire

3 months agoNews : TomDispatch

On August 26th, Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) both accepted a ceasefire agreement after a 50-day Israeli assault on Gaza that left 2,100 Palestinians dead and vast landscapes of destruction behind...

Noam Chomsky exclusive: Pope Francis, Oscar Romero and the horror of Reagan foreign policy

Chomsky decries awful silence over the murder of bishop Oscar Romero, as Pope Francis speeds journey to sainthood

Washington Post Editorial Page, Meet Noam Chomsky

The Washington Post stands firm against Russian aggression, since Putin has violated an "international norm" that is "uncontroversial." Do those rules apply to the US, though?

"Reject the pernicious cult of celebrity"

"Noam Chomsky to become new X-Factor judge", NewsBiscuit 8/23/2014: Professor of linguistics and political campaigner Noam Chomsky has been confirmed as the new judge on TV talent show The X Factor. ‘Cheryl Cole was still recovering from malaria and we needed someone who could fill the intellectual void,’ said programme creator Simon Cowell, ‘Professor Chomsky […]

Weekend Reading: McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Unused Audio Commentary By Howard Zinn And Noam Chomsky, Recorded Summer 2002 For The Fellowship Of The Ring (Platinum Series Extended Edition) Dvd. Part One.

McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Unused Audio Commentary By Howard Zinn And Noam Chomsky, Recorded Summer 2002 For The Fellowship Of The Ring (Platinum Series Extended Edition): BY JEFF ALEXANDER AND TOM BISSELL >Chomsky: The film opens with Galadriel speaking. Show More Summary

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