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Noam Chomsky in Conversation with Amy Goodman on Trump, Nukes, North Korea, Climate Change & Syria

Today's Christmas special reruns a discussion with Noam Chomsky in April on Trump, climate change, nuclear weapons, North Korea, Iran, the war in Syria and Chomsky's new book, “Requiem for the... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!

Democracy in Turkey is going on trial | Letters

A letter signed by Noam Chomsky, Clive Lewis MP, Peter Tatchell and others calls for opposition politicians Selahattin Demirta? and Figen Yüksekda? to be released from prison On 6 and 7 December democracy goes on trial in Turkey. Opposition...Show More Summary

Edward S. Herman, media critic who co-wrote ‘Manufacturing Consent,’ dies at 92

He collaborated with Noam Chomsky on left-wing critiques of U.S. foreign policy and the mass media.

RIP Edward Herman

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Peak Energy

Matt Taibbi at Rolling Stone has a farewell to "Manufacturing Consent" co-author Edward Herman - RIP Edward Herman, Who Co-Wrote a Book That's Now More Important Than Ever. Edward Herman, the co-author (with Noam Chomsky) of Manufacturing Consent, has died. Show More Summary

'Manufacturing Consent' co-author Edward Herman dies at 92

An author, educator and longtime critic of American foreign policy who co-wrote the influential media study "Manufacturing Consent" has died. Edward S. Herman was 92. "Manufacturing Consent" co-author Noam Chomsky … Click to Continu...

Edward S. Herman: Master of Dissent (1925–2017)

One of the greatest and sweetest media critics ever, Edward S. Herman, has passed away. Ed was the main author of Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media, written with Noam Chomsky.

Noam Chomsky: Trump Believes Acts of Horrific Violence Make Him Presidential

Click here for reuse options! The linguist calls the bombing of Syria a naked attempt to appease American audiences. Linguist and author Noam Chomsky sat down with T.J. Coles, the director of the Plymouth Institute for Peace Research,...Show More Summary

Chomsky: Imagine a World Without Neoliberals Privatizing Everything in Sight

A proposal for a progressive social and economic order for the United States. This is the first part of a wide-ranging interview with world-renowned public intellectuals Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin. The next installment will appear on October 24. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Trump has pushed the doomsday clock dangerously close to midnight

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Noam Chomsky sat down earlier this summer with actor Wallace Shawn for the New York Public Library podcast. Chomsky brought his traditional dry sense of humor to the wide-reaching conversation, which ranged from the threats facing the survival of the human species to the popularity of Bernie...

Noam Chomsky: Trump Has Pushed the Doomsday Clock Dangerously Close to Midnight

Giving power to everyday people is the only way out of this mess. Noam Chomsky sat down earlier this summer with actor Wallace Shawn for the New York Public Library podcast. Chomsky brought his traditional dry sense of humor to the wide-reaching...Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky reveals how GOP ‘savages’ are taking ‘a wrecking ball’ to US to serve their corporate masters

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The “savage fringe” of the Republican Party is relying on President Donald Trump’s antics as distraction from their legislative destruction, according to Noam Chomsky. The linguist and political scientist has warned of this dynamic since Trump’s election, and he said...

Tomgram: Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian, A World in Peril

4 months agoNews : TomDispatch

Noam Chomsky: There is a diversionary process under way, perhaps just a natural result of the propensities of the figure at center stage and those doing the work behind the curtains...

Excerpt: Noam Chomsky On The Trump Presidency

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Or how to further enrich "the masters of the universe."

Were They Killed Or Murdered?

Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com I first “met” Noam Chomsky in 1969 by reading these words of his about the My Lai massacre

Our ability to recognise letters could be hard-wired into our brains

Back in the 1960s, the linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky claimed that the human brain is hardwired with an innate understanding of language. This became known as the Universal Grammar theory, and was offered as an explanation of the speed at which children tend to learn their first language. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky: Antifa Is a 'Major Gift' to the Right

"What they do is often wrong in principle and generally self-destructive." Noam Chomsky has criticised the anti-fascist movement and argued its actions are wrong in principle and it is a “major gift to the right”. The eminent intellectual,...Show More Summary

La septième fonction du langage

This looks like an interesting book — pulp meta-fiction featuring Roland Barthes, Michel Foucault, Noam Chomsky, Louis Althusser, Paul de Man, Jean-François Lyotard, Paul de Man, Judith Butler, Jacques Derrida, John Searle, Morris Zapp, Gayatri Spivak, Bernard-Henri Lévy, Julia Kristeva, Philippe Sollers, Jacques Lacan, Camille Paglia, and more. Show More Summary

Noam Chomsky; the blind squirrel finds a nut

According to the Washington Examiner, Noam Chomsky doesn’t like the so-called “anti-fa”. Chomsky has had a hard time not liking anything on the political US Left, but these criminals seem to rub him the wrong way; [Chomsky] says the anti-fascists feed the fire they seek to extinguish. “As for Antifa, it’s a minuscule fringe of […]

Chomsky on what ‘everyone knows’

Noam Chomsky has said something that even Israeli officials haven't - that Israel would use nuclear weapons to avert the Palestinian right of return. Is he threatening? And why?

Noam Chomsky: Antifa is a 'major gift to the right'

5 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Noam Chomsky has launched into an attack on the anti-fascist movement and argued its actions are wrong in principle and it is a “major gift to the right”. Antifa, shorthand for anti-fascist organisations, refers to a loose coalition of militant, decentralised, grassroots groups which are opposed to the far-right. Show More Summary

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