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 […]
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 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
NOAM CHOMSKY: Antifa is a ‘major gift to the Right.’
The University of Arizona has hired noted academic and social critic hero to the political left Noam Chomsky as a new faculty member in its linguistics department. Chomsky is joining … Click to Continue »
A recent article in Mondoweiss criticized Noam Chomsky saying his view of Israel is the romantic one he embraced in his younger years. Marc Ellis comments on the role nostalgia plays in politics, from Jerusalem to Charlottesville.
If you know what Israel's plan for Gaza is, you must give up on erudite chit-chats with even the finest Israelis. But Noam Chomsky is still caught up in a romance of what Israel could have been, so he opposes the only thing that can change it, BDS.
Noam Chomsky says advocating for the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes in Israel is "not a moral position" because while it makes the BDS campaigners feel good, they create false hope, return will never happen, and Israel would respond with nuclear weapons if the world were to support the right of return.
Alan Dershowitz and Noam Chomsky agree on almost nothing politically but both say that anti-Semitism was deeply rooted at Harvard in the 30s through the 60s. Chomsky says it is a reason that MIT emerged as a major university, because it hired people like Norbert Wiener, when Harvard discriminated against Jewish faculty.
It all started after World War II, but now public support for universal health care is higher than ever. In a new book of Truthout interviews, Noam Chomsky discusses capitalism, US imperialism, Black Lives Matter, the refugee crisis and cracks in the European Union, the dysfunctional US electoral system, the climate crisis and more. Show More Summary
The linguist and philosopher says a more "charismatic" figure could be a "real danger." Noam Chomsky is one of America’s preeminent intellectuals. Chomsky comments on a number of things in this in depth interview including: Democrats...Show More Summary
"Now Mr. Moore, this willfully disheveled, 63-year-old hybrid of Noam Chomsky and P. T. Barnum, expects theatergoers to pay Broadway ticket prices to watch him in a one-man show, The Terms of My Surrender. After his previous documentaries, books and television shows, does he have anything left to say, and does he really believe it […]
Click here for reuse options! "There’s no way of developing technology because we don’t understand how to proceed." SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk launched a brain-computer linkup company called Neuralink in March, in preparation for a telepathic takeover in the next decade. Show More Summary
In the second part of the Truthdig columnist’s conversation with the renowned intellectual, Chomsky explains how the banking, fossil fuel and tech sectors all profit immensely from taxpayers’ dollars.
Donald Trump poses an "existential threat" to humanity that must be countered with "urgent and dedicated" action, Noam Chomsky has warned. The linguist and political philosopher identified Mr Trump's stance on global warming and nuclear weapons as the two biggest threats posed by his presidency. Show More Summary
"The U.S. has always been a very frightened society." Noam Chomsky has one word to describe America, with or without Donald Trump: scared. "The U.S. has always been a very frightened society," Chomsy told Association of American Geographers executive director Doug Richardson at the AAG Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts this spring. Show More Summary
In the first of a two-part conversation, the two intellectuals discuss the shift in the U.S. and U.K. in the late 1970s toward neoliberalism, an ideology that Chomsky says claims to increase freedom while actually increasing tyranny...