During an event Tuesday night, Noam Chomsky was asked about Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and said he considered him more of a “New Deal Democrat” than a radical extremist, as some have portrayed him. Chomsky said Sanders’ positions on taxes and healthcare are supported by a majority of the American public, and have been […]
The idea that Sanders is an extremist is patently false — it's the Republican movement that's radical
The "Democracy Now!" host sounds off on Bernie, Hillary and the increasingly sorry state of our election coverage
TeleSur | – – During a public event on Tuesday, renowned professor Noam Chomsky took time to reflect on the political impact of the Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. Internationally renowned professor Noam…
Noam Chomsky on Bernie Sanders: "[H]e's considered radical and extremist, which is a pretty interesting characterization, because he's basically a mainstream New Deal Democrat. His positions would not have surprised President Eisenhower,...Show More Summary
Chomsky said Sanders’ positions on taxes and healthcare are supported by a majority of the American public—and have been for a long time. During an event Tuesday night, Noam Chomsky was asked about Democratic presidential candidate Bernie...Show More Summary
Bernie Sanders is considered radical — but Noam Chomsky said his positions actually enjoy broad support. Chomsky said the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate’s platform wasn’t all that different from Republican President Dwight Eisenhower, reported Democracy Now....
WikiLeaks has made our democracy stronger and more transparent, argues the renowned political scientist
By Alexandra Rosenmann / AlterNet Noam Chomsky had a complex answer when asked if he sees a difference in the role technology companies play compared to Washington lawmakers in protecting and encouraging privacy.
"The threat is that the public will know what the government is up to." Noam Chomsky had a complex answer when asked if he sees a difference in the role technology companies play compared to Washington lawmakers in protecting and encouraging privacy: WikiLeaks is a democratizing force. Show More Summary
Nearly 60 years ago, American linguist Noam Chomsky wrote one of the most famous sentences in the English language: Colorless green ideas sleep furiously. It's a real, grammatically correct sentence. But it has no obvious understandable meaning. Show More Summary
A lazy column suggests American truth-tellers lead to Muslim extremists. Perhaps American policy has more impact. In an article titled “Islam and the Radical West” published in the Wall Street Journal, columnist Bret Stephens raises the important issue of the radicalization of Western Muslims. Show More Summary
A lazy column suggests American truth-tellers lead to Muslim extremists. Perhaps American policy has more impact
The Next System is closer than you think. Philosopher, linguist, and social critic Noam Chomsky recently spoke about his experiences in campus activism and his vision of a just society to help inaugurate the Next System Project’s ambitious new teach-ins initiative taking place across the country. Show More Summary
The famous political activist on corporate media, foreign policy and war. On Feb. 26th, four bumbling fools made their way up to Noam Chomsky’s office. We were going to record an interview with a man who had been an entrance point to radical politics for us. Show More Summary
In a discussion with acTVism, the renowned linguist offers a Western context to seemingly endless turmoil in the Middle East.
The esteemed linguist and philosopher examines one of America's most insidious breeds of political corruption
Policy plays only a small role in electing candidate. Elections are rigged by many factors. But, as Chomsky explains, policy plays only a small role in electing candidates. “Right after the election, President Obama won an award from...Show More Summary
I will be doing an AMA on Quora on Thursday. Questions and votes are populating now. Here are some previous sessions with economists Jon Levin, Austan Goolsbee and Susan Athey. Lots of others, including Noam Chomsky, Bob Metcalfe and Gillian Anderson. The post Ask Me Anything on Quora appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
Chomsky looks at the roots of American racism and genocide....