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Noam Chomsky: It’s Painful to See the Fate of the Human Species, but We Must in Order to Change It

8 hours agoNews : Truthdig

In an interview this year, Noam Chomsky admits it’s much easier to ignore the major issues of the day and pretend information is inaccessible than it is to take action.

Noam Chomsky: Austerity is just class war

The celebrated philosopher and linguist weighs in on Greece's debt problems and Europe's egregious response

Noam Chomsky: Austerity Is Just Class War

The esteemed scholar offers his views crisis over Greece's debt problems. As Greece defaults and faces a referendum this Sunday on a new bailout package, watch Noam Chomsky on Europe’s "savage response" to the pushback against austerity demands. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Chomsky on Greece: A “Savage Response” For Standing Up To Austerity “Class War”

5 days agoNews : Truthdig

In an interview for ‘Democracy Now’, Noam Chomsky comments on the challenges faced by Greece’s leading party, Syriza.

Noam Chomsky: US would nuke a country that copied Obama’s drone policies

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

President Barack Obama has unilaterally overturned the principles set forth nearly a millennium ago in the Magna Carta with his drone assassination campaign, said political scientist Noam Chomsky. In a wide-ranging interview with the conservative website World Net Daily, the famed linguist and...

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I decided to add my name to a petition by, as of this writing, 81 MIT faculty, calling on MIT to divest its endowment from fossil fuel companies.  (My co-signatories include Noam Chomsky, so I guess there’s something we agree about!)  There’s also wider petition signed by nearly 3500 MIT students, faculty, and staff, mirroring similar petitions all over the world. When […]

3 Lessons Noam Chomsky Taught Us on Debating Intolerant People from His Exchange with Sam Harris

It was the most uneven public intellectual bout in recent memory. The day before Mayweather fought Pacquiao, New Atheist Sam Harris released an email sparring match he’d had with famed linguist and leftist intellectual Noam Chomsky.Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Why the Internet Hasn't Freed Our Minds—Propaganda Continues to Dominate

The noted scholar offers his thoughts on the current media landscape in the era of the World Wide Web and Edward Snowden. This article originally appeared in Byline.com and is reposted here with permission. Three decades ago, Professor...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: The New York Times is pure propaganda

The celebrated linguist says our paper of record has carried the government's water, from Laos to the Middle East

Noam Chomsky: Why the Internet Hasn't Freed Our Minds -- Propaganda Continues to Dominate

The noted scholar offers his thoughts on the current media landscape in the era of the World Wide Web and Edward Snowden. Three decades ago, Professor Noam Chomsky, who is seen by some as the most brilliant and courageous intellectual...Show More Summary

Osama bin Laden Read Leftist American Literature

Not a big surprise that he read Bob Woodward, Noam Chomsky and William Blum. Maybe bin Laden was a long-distance student at Cal-Berkeley.

Sam Harris and the dangers of false atheism

Addi Svarogic looks at the recent heated email exchange occurred between Noam Chomsky and Sam Harris. He writes, "The irony of New Atheists ignoring the material world and solely focusing on professed theological motivations perfectly illustrates their lack of analytical skills or – in the worst case scenario – a conscious effort on their part to muddy the waters."

U.S. Won’t Release Bin Laden’s Porn Stash

“Newly declassified documents from the compound in Pakistan where Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011 have revealed the late al-Qaida leader’s remarkable English-language library, including books by Noam Chomsky, Bob Woodward and even 9/11 conspiracy theorist David Ray Griffin,” [...]

Noam Chomsky Reads the New York Times -- Explains Why 'Paper of Record' Is Pure Propaganda

From Laos to the Middle East, a roundup of Times stories that piqued the interest of the esteemed scholar. A front-page article is devoted to a flawed story about a campus rape in the journal Rolling Stone, exposed in the leading academic journal of media critique. Show More Summary

Surprise: Osama bin Laden a Big Chomsky Fan, Also a ‘Climate Change’ Cultist

Using the logic of Slate lunatic William Saletan, we can say Osama is just like Obama. Look what we have on the late bin Laden’s reading list: Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance by Noam Chomsky Necessary Illusions: … Continued

Noam Chomsky and Bob Woodward found among Osama bin Laden’s 400 books

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. government has released a list of documents recovered during the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, which includes works by Noam Chomsky and Bob Woodward. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a list of non-classified,...

The bin Laden library the U.S. government doesn’t want you to see: The porn stash.

2 months agoNews : BlogPost

Newly declassified documents from the compound in Pakistan where Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011 have revealed the late al-Qaeda leader's remarkable English-language library, including books by Noam Chomsky, Bob Woodward and even 9/11 conspiracy theorist David Ray Griffin. Show More Summary

Chomsky, Woodward and 9/11 conspiracy theories: Bin Laden’s English-language bookshelf

2 months agoNews : BlogPost

Noam Chomsky, Bob Woodward, U.S. foreign policy, Islam -- these are the names and topics that one would have stumbled upon if perusing Osama bin Laden's bookshelf in his Abbottabad, Pakistan, compound. [Read full story: U.S. reveals what Osama bin Laden had in his library] Four years after the bin Laden raid, the United States has declassified a list […]

Noam Chomsky And Sam Harris: A Revealing Lesson In Religious Fundamentalism

When debating Chomsky, it's best to have all your ducks in a row... being familiar with his work helps too. Michael Brull explains.

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