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5 POSTS 0 COMMENTSNoam Chomsky is institute professor emeritus in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A TomDispatch regular, among his recent books are Hegemony or Survival and Failed States. This essay, the first of two parts, is excerpted from his new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books, the American Empire Project, 2016). His website is www.chomsky.info.
The momentum to bring back respect for science has started.
A democratic country – or community – ought to be self-governing in a way that allows every member a fair part in effective political discussion.
Venezuela, a country with only $10 billion left in reserves to run on, is in trouble.
How many Americans died to prevent a fascist take-over here and to end the Vichy in France itself.
A bias against the poor is hardwired into the adversarial, pay-for-services legal system itself, and classism manifests itself in countless individual laws and legal practices.
Newspaper owned by fracking billionaire leaks memo calling pipeline opponents potential “terrorists”
“We will not be deterred. We will continue to move forward to raise awareness to what is happening in Oklahoma."
Neither Passantino nor the White House has responded to the legislators’ letter.
The first 100 days is an artificial landmark for presidents. But it does offer an opportunity to pause and assess their accomplishments.