The noted scholar offers his thoughts on the current media landscape in the era of the World Wide Web and Edward Snowden. This article originally appeared in Byline.com and is reposted here with permission. Three decades ago, Professor...Show More Summary
The celebrated linguist says our paper of record has carried the government's water, from Laos to the Middle East
The noted scholar offers his thoughts on the current media landscape in the era of the World Wide Web and Edward Snowden. Three decades ago, Professor Noam Chomsky, who is seen by some as the most brilliant and courageous intellectual...Show More Summary
Not a big surprise that he read Bob Woodward, Noam Chomsky and William Blum. Maybe bin Laden was a long-distance student at Cal-Berkeley.
Addi Svarogic looks at the recent heated email exchange occurred between Noam Chomsky and Sam Harris. He writes, "The irony of New Atheists ignoring the material world and solely focusing on professed theological motivations perfectly illustrates their lack of analytical skills or – in the worst case scenario – a conscious effort on their part to muddy the waters."
“Newly declassified documents from the compound in Pakistan where Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011 have revealed the late al-Qaida leader’s remarkable English-language library, including books by Noam Chomsky, Bob Woodward and even 9/11 conspiracy theorist David Ray Griffin,” [...]
From Laos to the Middle East, a roundup of Times stories that piqued the interest of the esteemed scholar. A front-page article is devoted to a flawed story about a campus rape in the journal Rolling Stone, exposed in the leading academic journal of media critique. Show More Summary
Using the logic of Slate lunatic William Saletan, we can say Osama is just like Obama. Look what we have on the late bin Laden’s reading list: Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance by Noam Chomsky Necessary Illusions: … Continued
The U.S. government has released a list of documents recovered during the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, which includes works by Noam Chomsky and Bob Woodward. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a list of non-classified,...
Newly declassified documents from the compound in Pakistan where Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011 have revealed the late al-Qaeda leader's remarkable English-language library, including books by Noam Chomsky, Bob Woodward and even 9/11 conspiracy theorist David Ray Griffin. Show More Summary
Noam Chomsky, Bob Woodward, U.S. foreign policy, Islam -- these are the names and topics that one would have stumbled upon if perusing Osama bin Laden's bookshelf in his Abbottabad, Pakistan, compound. [Read full story: U.S. reveals what Osama bin Laden had in his library] Four years after the bin Laden raid, the United States has declassified a list […]
Noam Chomsky, Bob Woodward....
When debating Chomsky, it's best to have all your ducks in a row... being familiar with his work helps too. Michael Brull explains.
Sam Harris offered what amounts to a 10-minute author rebuttal to a negative book review in a podcast on his disastrous debate with Noam Chomsky. The pair recently engaged in an email exchange on the ethical importance of intentions – and while Harris agrees it was a disaster, he’s not sure it was...
Linguist and activist Noam Chomsky sits down to talk with an Iraq War veteran and answer questions collected by human rights activists from people currently living under siege in Fallujah.
The scholar speaks about America's past foreign policy blunders and the failures of the mainstream media. This article was first published at Jacobin, a publication offering socialist perspectives on politics, economics, and culture....Show More Summary
Categories: Religion I was going to make a video about this topic, but as I was jotting down notes even I got bored by explaining the various ways that Harris has embarrassed... (Read more...)
By engaging Chomsky, Harris only managed to reveal just how out of his league he is on crucial matters. Sam Harris, the prominent secularist and neuroscientist, recently exchanged a series of heated emails with Noam Chomsky, a linguist and leading social and foreign policy critic since the 1960s. Show More Summary
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Harris and Chomsky fans both claim victories over a recent email debate -- but here's the real reason Chomsky won