The scholar discusses how slavery is "the core of our history" but "but it’s not part of our consciousness"
It would take remedying the massive damage inflicted on Iraq in order to deal with the turmoil in the region. We air the second part of our two-day interview with Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author. Show More Summary
Activist and labor educator Noam Chomsky denounced what he described as the softening of the impact of slavery on U.S. history in footage posted on Tuesday by Democracy Now. “It is a large part of the basis for our wealth and privilege,” Chomsky told host Amy Goodman. “Is there a...
“For both…Prime Minister Netanyahu and the hawks in Congress, mostly Republican,” the renowned linguist tells Amy Goodman on a recent episode of Democracy Now!, “the primary goal is to undermine any potential negotiation that might settle whatever issue there is with Iran.”
The U.S. helped provide the arms to Israel in last year's destruction of Gaza. Six months after the end of a devastating Israeli assault on Gaza, aid agencies have condemned the lack of progress in rebuilding Gaza, saying reconstruction...Show More Summary
Renowned linguist and political analyst Noam Chomsky appeared on Democracy Now to discuss Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s polarizing trip to the United States and his speech before Congress on Tuesday. Below are some of the highlights of Chomsky’s interview, ahead of Tuesday’s address.
By Democracy Now! The recent ceasefire in Ukraine continues to hold after a shaky start, days after Secretary of State John Kerry publicly accused Russian officials of lying to his face about their military support for separatist rebels. The United Nations says the death toll from the nearly year-old conflict has topped 6,000. This comes [...]
The distinguished professor lays bare Israel's motives. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in the United States as part of his bid to stop a nuclear deal with Iran during a controversial speech before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Famed linguist and political analyst Noam Chomsky spoke with Democracy Now‘s Amy Goodman today about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s trip the United States and his speech on Tuesday before Congress. According to Chomsky, the main goal of Netanyahu’s visit from...
Commenting on the state of current American politics, renowned linguist Noam Chomsky highlights just how conservative U.S. political parties have gotten.
“Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about changing society,” renowned linguist Noam Chomsky once said. “When you trap people in a system of debt, they can’t afford the time to...Show More Summary
"The more we can blame some crime on some enemy, the greater the outrage," Noam Chomsky said in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in a recent discussion about terrorism with Kade Crockford, the director of the ACLU of Massachusetts' Technology for Liberty Project. Show More Summary
The famed linguist and philosopher on the conflict in Iraq, Israel and the myriad dangers of U.S. foreign policy
The intellectual sat down with Jacobin to discuss ISIS, Israel and climate change
“The more we can blame some crime on some enemy, the greater the outrage,” said Noam Chomsky in a recent discussion about terrorism with Kade Crockford, director of the ACLU of Massachusetts’ Technology for Liberty Project, in Cambridge, MA.
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Perverse, diabolical obsession: Policy cliques in D.C. have no intention of desisting in this war until they win it
Liberals just can’t stand that a movie might take a positive view of our men and women in the military, so they’ve been going on the attack against Chris Kyle