Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Tag: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky: With Trump election, we are now facing threats to...

“The threats and dangers are very real.”

From climate change to nuclear war, Noam Chomsky warns of literal...

Noam Chomsky speaks about the two most dangerous threats the human species faces today: the possibility of nuclear war and the accelerating destruction of human-fueled climate change.

Noam Chomsky On His Gradual Expulsion from Mainstream Media

The last time Chomsky was in The New York Times was over a decade ago.

Because We Say So — (BOOK)

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Getting Rid of Bad Examples

“Each of us should give serious consideration to the promotion of new heroes. And, the resulting lists can be easily customized to one’s own ideals and goals. With such an effort we help define ourselves and help make our time better than a very flawed past.”

The Costs of Violence: Masters of Mankind (Part 2)

“Who rules the world?” we might also want to pose another question: “What principles and values rule the world?”

American Power Under Challenge

Yet another triumph of “humanitarian intervention,” and, as the long and often ghastly record reveals, not an unusual one, going back to its modern origins four centuries ago.

Noam Chomsky: Sanders is a “Force the Could Change the Country”

Chomsky believes that Sanders’ movement, if turned into “a continuing, organized, mobilized force" could "change the country.”

Noam Chomsky on Bernie Sanders and Our ‘Bought’ Political System

Who does Noam Chomsky support in Election 2016? Watch as he discusses his reasons for his preference for Democratic candidates and the differences between the political parties.

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Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

Media need to scrutinize Andrew Cuomo’s record, not crush on his words

It’s hard not to grasp for heroic leaders in a time of crisis, but heroes don’t talk about love and compassion while sacrificing the most vulnerable—and it’s media’s job to expose that hypocrisy, not swoon under Andrew Cuomo’s spell.

Using the global pandemic, EPA indefinitely suspends environmental protection laws

Usually, companies are required to report the levels of pollution they release into the air or water to hold them accountable and to avoid over polluting.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Public health first

The richest nation in the world surely has enough resources to keep its people safe at home for as long as it takes.