Stories by Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is a professor of linguistics and philosophy at MIT. subscribe to Noam Chomsky's feed

Posted on: Sep 15, 2014, Source: Noam Chomsky's Official Site

The way the system is set up, there is virtually nothing people can do anyway to influence the real world.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2014, Source: TomDispatch.org

Like other states, Israel pleads "security" as justification for its aggressive and violent actions. But knowledgeable Israelis know better.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Humanity has the effect of an immense asteroid hitting the planet.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

"There is no place in the prison of Gaza safe from Israeli sadism."

Posted on: Aug 5, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

Ever since the first nuclear weapon was deployed, we have been playing with fire.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The U.S.'s sledgehammer worldview is destroying countless lives and future generations.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2014, Source: Tom Dispatch

America's real foreign policy exposed.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A White House lawyer seems determined to demolish our civil liberties.

Posted on: May 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

American red line are firmly placed at Russia's borders...and the annexation of Crimea crossed them.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From nuclear war to the destruction of the environment, humanity is steering the wrong course.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2014, Source: Japan Times

A shifting balance of power in Asia has the potential for regional conflicts if it's not managed, warns Chomsky.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Keeping the public in the dark is the name of the game.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2014, Source: CounterPunch

Faculty are increasingly hired on the Walmart model as temps.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Noam Chomsky explains why Americans have always had high levels of fear -- fear of Indians, of African-Americans ... even zombies.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Keeping the world safe from America.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

'All for ourselves, and nothing for other people,' can't be the motto of a functioning society.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"Just how far will [Israel] go to eliminate the feared deterrent on the pretext of an 'existential threat'?"

Posted on: Dec 1, 2013, Source: Zuccotti Park Press

Linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky on our country's brutal class warfare -- and why it's ultimately so one-sided.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2013, Source: Zuccotti Park Press

The business classes are constantly fighting a bitter class war to improve their power and diminish opposition.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Many countries in the world see the U.S. as the single greatest external threat to their societies.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2013, Source: Mondoweiss

Israel is systematically expanding with US support.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2013, Source: Architecture MPS

“The US-Mexican border, like most borders, was established by violence — and its architecture is the architecture of violence.”

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Despite Obama's noble words, America has imposed vicious dictatorships and supported horrendous crime

Posted on: Sep 25, 2013, Source: Satellite Magazine

The U.S. openly brags about boom times for its drone wars, while casually abandoning our 800 year-old system of due process.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The negotiations provide a cover for Israel's takeover of the territories it wishes to control and should spare the United States some further embarrassment at the UN.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Modern warfare capabilities have taken humanity to the brink. It starts with accepting violence as a solution.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In a powerful speech, Chomsky lays out how the majority of US policies are the opposite of what wide swaths of the public want.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Latin America had long been the reliable “backyard” for the United States—not any more.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

We need a worldwide struggle to preserve the global commons.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Reagan waged a murderous assault on Central America.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

For the first time in the history of the human species, we have clearly developed the capacity to destroy ourselves.

Posted on: May 28, 2013, Source: Modern Success

Anarchism "assumes that the burden of proof for anyone in a position of power and authority lies on them," explains Chomsky.

Posted on: May 16, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Scahill’s work has sparked several congressional investigations and won some of journalism’s highest honors.

Posted on: May 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"It's rare for privileged Westerners to see, graphically, what many others experience daily"

Posted on: Apr 26, 2013, Source: TruthOut.org

Under Obama's administration, if you meet with someone in a terrorist group and advise them to turn to nonviolent means, then that's material assistance to terrorism.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2013, Source: Seven Stories Press

A powerful excerpt from the new book, "Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe."

Posted on: Apr 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Like many other oppressive countries, Israel's chief tools of control are through humiliation, degradation and terror.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Our kids are being prepared for passive obedience, not creative, independent lives.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Masters of Mankind want us to become the "stupid nation," in the interests of their short-term gain -- damn the consequences.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Capitalism as it exists today is radically incompatible with democracy.

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