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Bango! Tom Wolfe Surfs the Net

Tom Wolfe thinks Charles Darwin was a fraud, a snob, a cheater, and an asshole. And he doesn’t like Noam Chomsky much better. The post Bango! Tom Wolfe Surfs the Net appeared first on The Millions.

Noam Chomsky Schools Nationalist Attendee at Google Talk, Calls on Audience to Preserve Cultural Wealth

"The diversity of languages and cultures is wonderful, but..." one Googler began, and Chomsky quickly shut down speculation. Noam Chomsky has a fairly lukewarm relationship with the tech giant Google. But after voicing concern over the...Show More Summary

Naomi Klein, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky, Others Condemn ‘Coup’ in Brazil

yesterdayNews : Truthdig

By Nika Knight / Common Dreams “Brazil has only emerged from dictatorship some 30 years ago and these events could set back the country’s progress towards social and economic inclusion by decades.”

Noam Chomsky: How Obama Has Ushered in 'a New Era of International Terrorism'

Chomsky and Emran Feroz talk Obama's political legacy in the Middle East, the deal with Iran and the refugee crisis. The following is a recent interview with Noam Chomsky on the Middle East and the Obama Administration's policies towards Syria, Egypt and Iran, and the rise of right-wing extremism and nationalism in Europe. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky Stars in New Documentary About the Major Risks Humanity Faces From Pesticides

Jimmy Carter and the Dalai Lama help Chomsky uncover pesticide industry corruption. Did you know that American companies are legally permitted to manufacture dangerous pesticides for export—even after the chemicals have been banned in...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Why People Should Vote for the Lesser of Two Evils and Spend 5 Minutes Making the Decision

And that doesn't just apply to presidential elections. Nearly 100% of likely voters are set on their November 8 presidential pick and the debates won't even start for another month. So, who really is the media fanfare for at this point?...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky explains the value of holding your nose and voting for Hillary

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

No one can accuse famed linguist and activist Noam Chomsky of being a corporate sell out. At the same time, he’s not above acknowledging the cold, hard realities of electoral politics. In a piece posted at AlterNet, Chomsky outlines an eight-point rationale for progressives who live in swing...

Noam Chomsky's 8-Point Rationale for Voting for the Lesser Evil Presidential Candidate

Critics of "lesser evil voting" should consider that their footing on the high ground may not be as secure as they often take for granted. Among the elements of the weak form of democracy enshrined in the constitution, presidential elections...Show More Summary

Imagining The World With A Nuclear-Armed Donald Trump Is Truly Terrifying

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

MIT professor emeritus and progressive icon Noam Chomsky says the prospect of a President Donald Trump with access to the nuclear launch codes should terrify anyone who cares about the future of humanity. That’s partially because nobody,...Show More Summary

Sam Harris and the politics of ‘good intentions’

Prominent "New Atheist" author Sam Harris argues against professor Noam Chomsky that noble intentions of US interventionism morally exonerates any civilian death as 'collateral damage'. Chomsky maintains that casualties of wars waged by the United States are not by-products of intervention, but are at the very essence of American strategy.

Noam Chomsky Is Sick of Hearing About the Robot Takeover (Video)

4 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

The renowned MIT professor says come back to him when robots can keep up with a four-year-old child.

Chomsky: Friendly Cars—So What? Enough With the Worries of a Robot Takeover!

Noam Chomsky says come back to him when robots can keep up with a four-year-old child. Having spent more than half a century teaching at MIT, Noam Chomsky is sick of hearing about the robot takeover. So when asked if singularity tops...Show More Summary

Chomsky on the Voter-As-Consumer

Granted, in terms of his lefty credentials Noam Chomsky is no Jill Stein or H.A. Brogan deBragman. But his recent piece on the voter-as-atomistic-consumer model beloved by blowhards all over the intertubes is very well-turned indeed: 1) Voting should not be viewed as a form of personal self-expression or moral judgement directed in retaliation towards […]

Noam Chomsky wants to make America great again — but you’ll never guess how

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Noam Chomsky has some tough love for America. “The United States is a victim of self-inflicted wounds which are significantly harming the economy and society in many ways,” Chomsky recently stated, though he also admitted that, “even with the neoliberal policies, since President...

Chomsky: America Is on the Decline - Guess Who's to Blame?

Noam Chomsky wants to make America great again, but you’ll never believe who he thinks will save it. Noam Chomsky has got some tough love for America. "The United States is a victim of self-inflicted wounds which are significantly harming...Show More Summary

Hey Students, Stop Asking Noam Chomsky for Help with Your Homework

He has answers, but you won’t like them. Noam Chomsky is pretty baffled by more than half of Americans; the amount of U.S. residents who will use Facebook this year. Chomsky is in the minority. He doesn’t use social media and detests...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky and Over 100 Intellectuals Denounce ‘Savage’ Media ‘Misrepresentation’ of Jeremy Corbyn

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

  Screenshot / Facebook “We do not expect journalists to give any elected leader an easy ride,” says a letter signed by more than 100 intellectuals and published in The Guardian, “but Corbyn has been treated from the start as a problem...Show More Summary

CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY: In Listening To White Leftist Noam Chomsky And "Black Studies Professor" Gerald Horne There Is No Substantive Difference Except Dr Horne Frames Things More In Terms Of Race. President Obama In Office Serves To Expose And

ANALYSIS The "#Black Lives Matter" young activists are IRRELEVANT in the great scheme of things.It is more important to listen to the COLONIZING NARRATORS and how their Intellectual Corruption lays the pathway for the young Progressive...Show More Summary

After Ola, Meru Launches Scathing Attack on Uber For Breaking ‘Indian Laws’

Nationalism has a way of oppressing others – Noam Chomsky After Ola, it is the turn of Meru to suddenly become patriotic and induce nationalism in the hardcore business of taxi services and technology. In a blog post published on Meru’s...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: We Are Suffering the Major Downside of Corporate Globalization

"We can be very optimistic. Things like this have happened before and they’ve been overcome." The following is an interview with Noam Chomsky, conducted by James Resnick: How has the way you understand the world changed over time and...Show More Summary

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