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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,”...
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 [...]
(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
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
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...
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
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...
By Alexandra Rosenmann / AlterNet The public intellectual released a video Friday suggesting that “President Obama should issue a general pardon to undocumented immigrants.”
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 [...]
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
Click here for reuse options! These programs were designed to marginalize and cast aside a considerable majority of the population. The world’s leading public intellectual, Prof. Noam Chomsky in an exclusive interview with the Daily Mirror of Sri Lanka, spoke on many issues that have pervaded the current political scenario. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! It's the end of the world as we know it. This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. Amy Goodman: On Monday night, over 2,300 people packed into the historic Riverside Church here in Manhattan...Show More Summary
The two activists shared a platform on Dec. 4 in New York, where they joined Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Democracy Now!
The night also included music from Tom Morello, and appearances by Harry Belafonte, Noam Chomsky, Danny Devito and Danny Glover. Continue reading…
Noam Chomsky says the human species is at risk because of Trump. He explained how Trump taking office could have serious implications on various global U.S. sanctions and what that means for the country moving forward. For instance, Trump’s victory could reverse the Iran nuclear deal. “Other countries who are parties to the deal might [...]
American intellectual Noam Chomsky spoke on Monday night at a 20th anniversary event for Democracy Now! about the dangers facing the United States in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential election victory. Chomsky touched on various threats facing the country, which are now more concrete...
Click here for reuse options! Roosevelt once described Mussolini as "that admirable Italian gentleman." This interview was done by AcTVism Munich this fall and has been edited for clarity. Zain Raza: Professor Noam Chomsky, thank you for joining us again. Show More Summary
The renowned linguist gives a thoughtful assessment of the future president of the United States, explaining that while it is still unclear what Donald Trump will actually do, he is, in Chomsky’s words, is an “ignorant, thin-skinned megalomaniac.”
I’ve already shared this picture via the requisite social networks, but here it is for the blog: A picture taken after Noam Chomsky’s keynote talk at Ling50@ MIT, the scientific reunion to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the MIT Linguistics phd program. Show More Summary