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Noam Chomsky is a professor of linguistics and philosophy at MIT.
Noam Chomsky: Why Americans Know So Much About Sports But So Little About World Affairs
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.
Noam Chomsky: The Real Reason Israel "Mows the Lawn" in Gaza
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.
Chomsky: U.S. Plunges the Cradle of Civilization into Disaster, While Its Oil-Based Empire Destroys the Earth's Climate
Posted on: Sep 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Humanity has the effect of an immense asteroid hitting the planet.
Noam Chomsky: The Nightmare in Gaza
Posted on: Aug 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet
"There is no place in the prison of Gaza safe from Israeli sadism."
Noam Chomsky: How the Bin Laden Raid Could Have Led to Nuclear Annihilation of Humanity
Posted on: Aug 5, 2014, Source: TomDispatch
Ever since the first nuclear weapon was deployed, we have been playing with fire.
Noam Chomsky: America Is the World Leader at Committing 'Supreme International Crimes'
Posted on: Jul 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet
The U.S.'s sledgehammer worldview is destroying countless lives and future generations.
Noam Chomsky: Our Govt. Is Capable of Creating Total Catastrophe for Humankind
Posted on: Jul 1, 2014, Source: Tom Dispatch
America's real foreign policy exposed.
Noam Chomsky: A Surveillance State Beyond Imagination Is Being Created in One of the World's Freest Countries
Posted on: Jun 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet
A White House lawyer seems determined to demolish our civil liberties.
Chomsky: US Leaders' Panic Over Crimea Is About Fear of Losing Global Dominance
Posted on: May 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet
American red line are firmly placed at Russia's borders...and the annexation of Crimea crossed them.
Noam Chomsky: The Dimming Prospects for Human Survival
Posted on: Apr 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet
From nuclear war to the destruction of the environment, humanity is steering the wrong course.
Chomsky: How the US Is Playing with Fire in Asia
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.
Chomsky: An Ignorant Public Is the Real Kind of Security Our Govt. Is After
Posted on: Mar 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Keeping the public in the dark is the name of the game.
Chomsky: How America's Great University System Is Being Destroyed
Posted on: Feb 28, 2014, Source: CounterPunch
Faculty are increasingly hired on the Walmart model as temps.
Noam Chomsky: Why Americans Are Paranoid About Everything (Including Zombies)
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.
Chomsky: No Wonder the World Is Terrified of America -- We're the Biggest Threat
Posted on: Feb 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Keeping the world safe from America.
Chomsky: How Can We Escape the Curse of Economic Exploitation?
Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet
'All for ourselves, and nothing for other people,' can't be the motto of a functioning society.
Noam Chomsky: The Dangerous Rogue States Operating in the Mideast -- U.S. and Israel
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'?"
Noam Chomsky: America Hates Its Poor
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.
Chomsky: Business Elites Are Waging a Brutal Class War in America
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.
Chomsky: Why the Rest of the World No Longer Wants to be Like U.S.
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.
Chomsky: Don't Be Distracted by One-State/Two-State 'Debate' on Israel -- Something Much More Nefarious Is Going on
Posted on: Nov 4, 2013, Source: Mondoweiss
Israel is systematically expanding with US support.
Noam Chomsky: How the U.S.-Mexico Border Is Cruel by Design
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.”
Chomsky: For Almost 70 Years the U.S. Has Been the World Leader in Spreading Destruction and Misery Across the Planet
Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Despite Obama's noble words, America has imposed vicious dictatorships and supported horrendous crime
Noam Chomsky: 'The Foundations of Liberty Are Ripped to Shreds'
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.
Chomsky: Why the Israel-Palestine 'Negotiations' Are a Complete Farce
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.
Chomsky Classic: We Have the Means to End Civilization as We Know It—How Revolutionary Pacifism Can Preserve the Species
Posted on: Aug 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Modern warfare capabilities have taken humanity to the brink. It starts with accepting violence as a solution.
Chomsky: The U.S. Behaves Nothing Like a Democracy, But You'll Never Hear About It in Our 'Free Press'
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.
Chomsky: America's Imperial Power Is Showing Real Signs of Decline
Posted on: Aug 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Latin America had long been the reliable “backyard” for the United States—not any more.
Chomsky: How Do We Defend Ourselves from the Corporate and Imperial Forces That Threaten Our Existence?
Posted on: Jul 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet
We need a worldwide struggle to preserve the global commons.
Noam Chomsky: Ronald Reagan's Secret, Genocidal Wars
Posted on: Jun 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Reagan waged a murderous assault on Central America.
Noam Chomsky: Are We on the Verge of Total Self-Destruction?
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.
Noam Chomsky: The Kind of Anarchism I Believe in, and What's Wrong with Libertarians
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.
Jeremy Scahill and Noam Chomsky: The Truth About America's Secret, Dirty Wars
Posted on: May 16, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Scahill’s work has sparked several congressional investigations and won some of journalism’s highest honors.
Chomsky: The Boston Bombings Gave Americans a Taste of the Terrorism the U.S. Inflicts Abroad Every Day
Posted on: May 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet
"It's rare for privileged Westerners to see, graphically, what many others experience daily"
Noam Chomsky: Obama's Attack on Civil Liberties Has Gone Way Beyond Imagination
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.
Noam Chomsky: How Close the World Is to Nuclear War
Posted on: Apr 17, 2013, Source: Seven Stories Press
A powerful excerpt from the new book, "Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe."
Chomsky: The Cruelty That Keeps Empires Alive
Posted on: Apr 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Like many other oppressive countries, Israel's chief tools of control are through humiliation, degradation and terror.
Chomsky: The Corporate Assault on Public Education
Posted on: Mar 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Our kids are being prepared for passive obedience, not creative, independent lives.
Chomsky: Corporations and the Richest Americans Viscerally Oppose Common Good
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.
Noam Chomsky: Can Civilization Survive Capitalism?
Posted on: Mar 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Capitalism as it exists today is radically incompatible with democracy.
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