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Donald Trump Is the Bizarro Noam Chomsky

In her famous 1984 speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, diplomat Jeane Kirkpatrick, at the time America’s ambassador to the United Nations, characterized the Democrats as the party with the tendency to “blame America...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Is the Bizzaro Noam Chomsky

In her famous 1984 speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, diplomat Jeane Kirkpatrick, at the time America’s ambassador to the United Nations, characterized the Democrats as the party with the tendency to “blame America...Show More Summary

Is This the Most Dangerous Place on Earth?

Many observers--including such disparate voices as Zbigniew Brzezinski, Noam Chomsky, Hillary Clinton, Thomas Friedman, and Pope Francis--have alluded to the North Indian province of Kashmir (and the surrounding area) as "the most dangerous place on earth." As extravagant and melodramatic as that statement may seem, the case can be made for it. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky’s 'Responsibility of Intellectuals' After 50 Years: It’s an Even Heavier Responsibility Now

Click here for reuse options! Written amid rising opposition to the Vietnam War, Chomsky's greatest essay has added resonance in the age of Trump. There are determining events, especially when we’re young and formulating our sense of the world: Times when we learn how to take ourselves, where to stand, how to move forward in a fresh way. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky Calls For ‘Militant Labor Movement’ To Transform American Politics And Fight Trump

Noam Chomsky, a distinguished professor of linguistics at MIT and a long-time political activist, has called for a “militant labor movement” in the United States to revitalize American politics and take on the Donald Trump administration and the rest of the corporate-owned political establishment. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Explaining the 'Collapse' That Gave Us Donald Trump

Click here for reuse options! Noam Chomsky interviewed by Kenneth Palmer and Richard Yarrow. Noam Chomsky is a philosopher, social critic, political activist, and pioneering linguist. Having served as a professor at the Massachusetts...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: American Foreign Policy Has a Long, Ugly History of Election-Rigging

Click here for reuse options! Chomksy says it's a bit rich for our political establishment to complain about Russian interference. After Donald Trump's vertigo-inducing election to the presidency, many members of the liberal media establishment have been quick to finger Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin for infiltrating our democratic institutions. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Obama’s presidency was no ‘failure’ — despite ‘racist reaction to him’

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Noam Chomsky believes, on balance, Barack Obama’s presidency was successful given the personal and geopolitical challenges he faced as the first black American president. The famed linguist and political scientist told 11th Hour that he disagreed with attorney Alan Dershowitz, who said he...

Noam Chomsky: The Republican Party Is Calling for the Virtual Destruction of the Species (Video)

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The renowned linguist comments on Donald Trump’s consistency and the GOP’s plans for the planet in a recently published clip.

The NHS is a vast, gaping, fathomless void

The language of the left is a truly transformative grammar, so I suppose Noam Chomsky would heartily approve. There are… See the full story of The NHS is a vast, gaping, fathomless void on Coffee House.

Chomsky warns ‘con man’ Trump will drag civilization down to the ‘utter depths of barbarism’

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Political philosopher Noam Chomsky issued a call for progressive voices to energetically defend the rights and opportunities central to U.S. democracy, arguing Donald Trump conned Americans into supporting him by effectively articulating their concerns and feelings. “He’s kind of a con man,”...

Chomsky: Trump ‘kind of a con man’

Noam Chomasky says Trump bamboozled people. “He’s kind of a con man,” Chomsky said in an interview with the Pacific Standard. “He was able to say things to a sector of the population that, in a way, articulated their own concerns and feelings, and did it pretty effectively.” “To what extent that reflects his own [...]

Noam Chomsky Endorses Republicans!

(Steven Hayward) You can always count on Noam Chomsky to get everything completely wrong, so his recent remarks on the outcome of the election cheered me greatly: On Nov. 8, the most powerful country in world history, which will set its stamp on what comes next, had an election. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Randomly Surfing the Web Is No Way to Educate Yourself; Internet Is a 'Cult Generator'

Click here for reuse options! A fact here, a fact there, and "all of a sudden you have some crazed picture." Fake news has been around long before Facebook, but it was the tech company's goal to appear like a newspaper that eventually misled its users far more than ever before.  "Technology is basically neutral," author Noam Chomsky explained. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Israel’s response to the United Nation’s resolution on Palestine is ‘hysterical’

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The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) passed a resolution 14-0 condemning all Israeli settlements on Palestinian land as having “no legal validity” and amounting to “a flagrant violation under international law.” The resolution goes on to note that Israeli settlements pose “a major obstacle to...

Noam Chomsky: Israel’s Response to the United Nation's Resolution on Palestine Is 'Hysterical'

Click here for reuse options! A victory for the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) passed a resolution 14-0 condemning all Israeli settlements on Palestinian land as having “no legal...Show More Summary

Here is Noam Chomsky’s audacious request for President Obama before he leaves office

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Retired MIT linguistics professor Noam Chomsky issued a video message on Friday December 23 regarding the critical problem faced by undocumented immigrants on the verge of a Trump presidency. “President Obama, to his credit, has issued personal pardons in deserving cases, but he should go far...

Noam Chomsky’s Audacious Request For President Obama Before He Leaves Office (Video)

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By Alexandra Rosenmann / AlterNet The public intellectual released a video Friday suggesting that “President Obama should issue a general pardon to undocumented immigrants.”

Chomsky’s audacious request for Obama before he leaves office

Noam Chomsky wants President Obama to go far beyond what he’s done in issuing pardons. “President Obama, to his credit, has issued personal pardons in deserving cases, but he should go far beyond,” Chomsky stated. On December 19, just weeks before leaving office, President Obama pardoned 78 people and shortened the sentences of 153 other [...]

Noam Chomsky's Audacious Request For President Obama Before He Leaves Office

Click here for reuse options! "President Obama should issue a general pardon to undocumented immigrants." Retired MIT linguistics professor Noam Chomsky issued a video message on Friday December 23 regarding the critical problem faced...Show More Summary

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