MIT Professor Noam Chomsky says that students are indoctrinated into corporate culture with high tuition rates. “There’s no economic basis for high tuitions,” Chomsky said. “One of the very negative aspects of this sharp tuition rise is that it entraps students. It deprives them of their freedom.” Chomsky explained that “if you’re going to come […]
In case you missed it, here’s Noam Chomsky addressing the assertion by members of the 9/11 Truth movement that the Bush administration was involved in the attacks and that the “facts” about Building 7 constitute the smoking gun.
Perhaps it had to fall to Noam Chomsky of all people to deliver the ultimate smackdown to 9/11 Truthers. "There happen to be a lot of people around who spent an hour on the Internet and think they know a lot of physics. But it doesn't work like that... There's a reason there are graduate schools in these departments." Video after the jump... Read More ?
French filmmaker Michel Gondry narrates a scene from his newest film, Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy? for the New York Times Anatomy of a Scene series. The film, an animated portrayal of his conversations with the renowned linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky, hit theaters on November 22nd and became available for download [...]
During a Noam Chomsky lecture at the University of Florida a few weeks ago, 9/11 truth activist Bob Tuskin said the mainstream media had covered up evidence that Building 7 imploded in a controlled demolition. Tuskin asked Chomsky if he was finally ready to "jump on board with" 9/11 conspiracy theories. Show More Summary
Video has emerged of a University of Florida lecture in which MIT professor Noam Chomsky dismisses a 9/11 "truther" who insists the destruction of Building 7 on Sept. 11, 2001, was a "controlled demolition" and not an outcome of the World Trade Center's collapse.
MIT Professor Noam Chomsky acknowledges overwhelming evidence that the Bush administration was not behind 9/11. “You’re right that there’s a consensus among a miniscule number of architects and engineers,” Chomsky replied. “They areShow More Summary
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? is a profoundly simple film, at least on paper. Michel Gondry sits down to talk with Noam Chomsky and makes it into a movie. The topics include Chomsky’s theories of linguistics, his early childhood, his ideas around the linguistics of early childhood, and a number of other wide-reaching but related subjects. Show More Summary
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?, the French director Michel Gondry’s animated documentary about the linguist, philosopher, and left-wing activist Noam Chomsky, seems at first like it’s going to be dragged down by an excess of whimsy. As he queries the 84-year-old M.I.T. Show More Summary
Veteran Israeli activist and commentator Uri Avnery has posted a new column framing the current struggle over U.S. policy toward Iran as, among other things, a test of two theories: the view, long associated with Noam Chomsky, that Israel is simply a tool of U.S. Show More Summary
From Noam Chomsky’s Occupy: Reflections on Class War, Rebellion and Solidarity. Here is part of the conversation between Chomsky and Free Speech News’s Catherine Komp. …take Cuba again. It’s hard to believe, but for the Pentagon, Cuba was listed as one of the military threats to the United States until a couple of years ago. This […]
Michel Gondry is one of the last true analog illusionists. Whether he’s conjuring Lego versions of The White Stripes, multiple Kylie Minogues, or the crumbling memory-scape of Jim Carrey, the director’s genius rests in elaborate montage, trick shots, and a healthy sense of the absurd. Show More Summary
The filmmaker returns with an animated look at linguist Noam Chomsky.
Professional football player John Moffitt of the Denver Broncos “says he walked away from the NFL, leaving more than $1 million on the table, after studying the works of Noam Chomsky and the Dalai Lama.” The story, via Raw Story, can be found here.
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Noam Chomsky writes that the United States has become a one party nation and a rogue state: The U.S. is still a one-party state, the business party. But it only has one faction: moderate Republicans, now called New Democrats (as the U.S. Congressional coalition styles itself). There is still a Republican organization, but it long [...]