Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky: The GOP is still the most dangerous organization in...

"It's not just Trump, every single Republican leader is the same."

Noam Chomsky: The real effect of the recent U.S. bombings in...

In a clip from a recent talk at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Chomsky discusses the Trump administration’s recent military strikes on Syria and Afghanistan.

Chomsky: Why Trump is pushing the doomsday clock to the brink...

Noam Chomsky discussed Trump, Russia, history and the future at the University of Arizona.

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.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”