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Noam Chomsky: America’s ISIS strategy is plainly not working

Noam Chomksy on our difficult choices after Paris and why military intervention would likely make matters worse

VIDEO: Noam Chomsky on Democracy and Elections Within the Context of American Empire

5 days agoNews : Truthdig

In an interview with teleSUR’s Abby Martin, the renowned philosopher and linguist discusses his take on the politicians running for election in 2016 and whether any of the candidates can be considered anti-war.

Sam Harris Thinks Ben Carson Understands the Middle East Better Than Noam Chomsky

Now the Islamophobic Harris is just trolling. Sam Harris has made something of a career out of saying provocative things that upset both the religious right and the anti-imperialist left, but he couldn't be accused of outright trolling, until perhaps today. Show More Summary

Sam Harris: I’d vote for ‘dangerously deluded religious imbecile’ Ben Carson over Noam Chomsky

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

During a discussion on whether the U.S. should allow Syrian refugees into the county, neuroscientist and atheism advocate Sam Harris continued his personal jihad with author Noam Chomsky while finding common cause with Christian conservative GOP presidential candidates who want to keep the refugees...

Bernie Sanders Digs Noam Chomsky, MSM Yawns

In a bid to pump up his anemic African-American support, Bernie Sanders very publicly chowed down yesterday with rapper Killer Mike, who at a subsequent rally endorsed Sanders. Reporting on the meeting of the unlikely duo, the Washington...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: The Country Where Journalism Is Being Murdered

Imagine facing prison for doing journalism. Journalists are the “watchdogs” of democracy, according to the European Court of Human Rights. Anyone who wants to control a country without being troubled by criticism tries to muzzle reporters, and unfortunately, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a past master at stifling the cries of freedom. Show More Summary

Paul Krugman vs. Noam Chomsky: This Is the History We Need to Understand Paris, ISIS

Krugman mocks idea that U.S. imperialism is at root of all evil. But scars of our meddling are key to the Middle East. Two remarks a few days apart lead straight to the question posed in this space after last Friday’s tragic events in Paris. Show More Summary

It’s Paul Krugman vs. Noam Chomsky: This is the history we need to understand Paris, ISIS

Krugman mocks idea that US imperialism's at root of all evil. But scars of our meddling are key to the Middle East

Noam Chomsky: A Republican president means doom

"In a state with awesome powers of destruction, that should cause not a little concern," the renowned thinker warns

Noam Chomsky: America's Empire of Chaos

Chomsky reflects on the violent dynamics of US foreign policy in the 21st century. US foreign policy in the 21st century has little to offer other than massive military power. Indeed, gone are the days when military might was used in...Show More Summary

Watch: Chomsky explains why progressives need to focus more on movements than candidates

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The closing minutes of Telesur host Abby Martin’s interview with Noam Chomsky last week provided a blueprint for progressives to follow after several setbacks on Tuesday. Martin asked the MIT professor and philosopher about grassroots involvement, which prompted Chomsky to mention Sen. Bernie...

Commentary on "The Mystery of Language Evolution"

This is a guest post by Herbert Terrace and Michael Studdert-Kennedy, in the form of a response to Marc Hauser, Charles Yang, Robert Berwick, Ian Tattersall, Michael Ryan, Jeffrey Watumull, Noam Chomsky, and Richard C. Lewontin, "The Mystery of Language Evolution", Frontiers of Psychology 2014. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: 2003 'Invasion of Iraq is the Worst Crime' of 21st Century

World-renowned philosopher and linguist Professor Noam Chomsky called the US invasion of Iraq "the worst crime of this century" in an interview with Abby Martin for teleSUR's The Empire Files.

Noam Chomsky Nails Why the GOP Has Fallen Off the Deep End

The renowned commentator also bashed today's Democrats. In an interview on Latin American media outlet teleSUR, renowned linguist and political commentator Noam Chomsky discussed everything from the rightward shift in American politics...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky blasts modern GOP as extremists whose only policy is ‘don’t do anything or bomb’

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Noam Chomsky, MIT professor, linguist and philosopher, said in a recent interview with Latin American news provider teleSUR that the modern Republican party has “abandoned any pretense of being a normal political party” in favor of being extreme ideologues. “The [American...

What Happened When Sam Harris Tried (and Failed) to Embarrass Noam Chomsky

Chomsky's self-appointed antagonist is more off-base and offensive than many realize. In April 2015, Sam Harris—an author, neuroscientist and self-appointed provocateur—persuaded Noam Chomsky to participate in a private email exchange. Show More Summary

Paging Noam Chomsky: Our horrific, brutal ally gets a cozy meeting with the State Department

Shocker: They share a border with Iran, hold vast oil reserves -- and likely torture political prisoners

Sam Harris slams liberals who “followed Noam Chomsky off the edge of the world”

He's right to criticize Chomsky's solipsistic view of foreign policy, but this might not be the best way to do it

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