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Labor Rights Activist in Critical Condition After 50-Day Hunger Strike

Prominent leftist scholar Noam Chomsky has called for Jafar Azimzadeh’s release Labor rights activist Jafar Azimzadeh is in critical condition in Evin Prison after enduring a wet hunger strike for more than 50 days, his wife, Akram Rahimpour, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.  “I’m worried about him. His vision and hearing […]

The Great Venezuelan Socialist Experiment Dies

SUBTITLE:  Or, Noam Chomsky and Sean Penn Prove They Are Asses It is estimated that 72% of a family’s monthly income in Venezuela is consumed by food purchases.  Yes…they have free medical care for all citizens, but that is kind of moot when you don’t have doctors or hospitals to provide that care. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky breaks down how the tech economy was fueled by the military industrial complex

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Last month, Noam Chomsky participated in a talk, presented at Harvard-Epworth Church, Cambridge, MA. Chomsky addressed the fundamentals of the American economy and the Pentagon’s key role. “The best place to look clearly is what happened when it ended,” Chomsky said. “We...

This Noam Chomsky Food Truck Serves Pulled Pork with a Side of Politics

Inspired by the writings of Noam Chomsky, Glasgow-based chef Felicity Day decided to mix her left-wing ideals with cooking, and launched the Chompsky street food truck last year.

Noam Chomsky On The Breakdown Of American Society & A World In Transition

Submitted by C.J.Polychroniou via Truth-Out.org, The US is facing uncertain times. While it remains the only global superpower, it is no longer able to influence events and outcomes to its liking, at least not for the most part. Frustration...Show More Summary

Just how influential is the USA?

(June 17, 2016 11:55 AM, by Scott Sumner) Noam Chomsky and the neocons don't agree on much, but they do agree on one thing. The US is a very influential superpower. Of course the neocons think it is mostly a force for good, whereas Chomsky tends to see... (6 COMMENTS)

Chomsky: The Ugly Truth About America's 'High-Tech Economy'

We need to challenge the PR line about what is driving the tech developments in society. Last month, Noam Chomsky participated in a talk, presented at Harvard-Epworth Church, Cambridge, MA. Chomsky addressed the fundamentals of the American...Show More Summary

Chomsky: 'One of Clinton's Many Crimes Was to Expand NATO to the East'

As the US presidential race moves toward a head-to-head contest between billionaire Donald Trump and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, linguist Noam Chomsky has expressed that he isn’t thrilled with America’s options.

The Doomsday Clock

Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, and the Prospects for Survival Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com [This essay is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books).] In January 2015, the Bulletin of the...Show More Summary

Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, and the Prospects for Survival

last weekNews : Truthdig

By Noam Chomsky / TomDispatch For nearly 70 years, security for the human population has not been a leading concern of policymakers.

Noam Chomsky: The Doomsday Clock Is on the Verge of Striking 12

Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, and the Prospects for Survival This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. He hadn’t been in office three months when he went to Prague, capital of the Czech Republic, and delivered remarks on theShow More Summary

Tomgram: Noam Chomsky, Tick... Tick... Tick...

last weekNews : TomDispatch

In January 2015, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced its famous Doomsday Clock to three minutes before midnight, a threat level that had not been reached for 30 years...

The Supposedly Liberal NY Review of Books Published a Very Strange Review of Chomsky's Latest

There's a lot of problems here. In the first paragraph of his surprisingly inept and unfriendly review in the New York Review of Books of Noam Chomsky’s Who Rules the World? (May 2016), Kenneth Roth described the 2003 U.S. invasion of...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Our Universities Are Basically Just Churning Out Obedient Employees

How does education impact the perceptions of the political process in the US? Washington DC based History Teacher Dan Falcone and New York City English Teacher Saul Isaacson sat down with Professor Noam Chomsky to discuss current issues in education and American domestic and foreign policy issues. Show More Summary

WATCH: Noam Chomsky blows the lid off of the ‘extreme’ TTIP trade deal

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Two weeks after Greenpeace released 280 pages on the TTIP trade agreement, Noam Chomsky spoke with Channel 4 about why he believes the new agreement has nothing to do with reducing tariffs, calling it “pretty extreme.” According to Greenpeace: “Whether you care about environmental...

Noam Chomsky Blows the Lid Off the Latest Corporate Trade Deal (Video)

Does free trade even exist? Chomsky breaks it down. Two weeks after Greenpeace released 280 pages on the TTIP trade agreement, Noam Chomsky spoke with Channel 4 about why he believes the new agreement has nothing to do with reducingShow More Summary

Chomsky: Obama 'Dangerously Escalating Tensions Along the Russian Border'

In a new interview, linguist Noam Chomsky warns that US President Barack Obama’s military buildup in Eastern Europe is threatening to destabilize the region.

Who Rules the World?

By Noam Chomsky The question raised by the title of this book cannot have a simple and definite answer. The world is too varied, too complex, for that to be possible. But it is not hard to recognize the sharp differences in ability to...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky slams Trump: ‘He’s a clown — literally, he could be in the circus’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Author and MIT professor Noam Chomsky broke down how Donald Trump has used white supporters’ “generalized anger” over becoming a minority to boost his presidential bid in an interview with Art is Power. “So every time Trump makes a nasty comment about whoever, his popularity...

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