Tag: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky: Humanity Imperiled

June 2013

The path to disaster.

Noam Chomsky: The Paranoia of the Superrich and Superpowerful

February 2013

Washington’s dilemma on a 'lost' planet.

Noam Chomsky: The Week the World Stood Still

October 2012

The Cuban Missile Crisis and ownership of the world.

Noam Chomsky: Destroying the Commons

July 2012

How the Magna Carta became a minor carta.

Noam Chomsky Comments on the “Kill List”

June 2012

Guernica Editor in Chief Joel Whitney tracked down Noam Chomsky to get his opinion on the President's recently revealed 'kill list.'

Noam Chomsky: Plutonomy and the Precariat

May 2012

On the history of the U.S. economy in decline.

Noam Chomsky: The Imperial Way

February 2012

American decline in perspective, part II.

Noam Chomsky: Hegemony and its Dilemmas

February 2012

American decline in perspective, Part I.

Noam Chomsky: My Response to #OccupyWallStreet

October 2011

With #OccupyWallStreet, the linguist and political critic sees a reason for hope that lies closer to home.

Noam Chomsky: Was There an Alternative?: Looking Back on 9/11 a Decade Later

September 2011
 Osama bin Laden may be dead, but his American legacy lives on fiercely in Washington policy when it comes to surveillance, secrecy, war, and the national security state (as well as economic meltdown at home).

Noam Chomsky: Public Education Under Massive Corporate Assault—What’s Next?

August 2011
  Converting schools and universities into facilities that produce commodities for the job market, privatizing them, slashing their budgets—do we really want this future?

Noam Chomsky: My Reaction to Osama bin Laden’s Death

May 2011

We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush’s compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic.

Noam Chomsky: Is the World Too Big to Fail?: The Contours of Global Order

April 2011
 “As long as the general population is passive, apathetic, diverted to consumerism or hatred of the vulnerable, then the powerful can do as they please, and those who survive will be left to contemplate the outcome.”

Chomsky Unplugged

May 2010

Chomsky discusses the unpeople in Iraq, the U.S., and Latin America, clever uses of the internet and international solidarity, and the conversion of a liberal dove to a principled anti-warrior.

Joel Whitney: Noam Chomsky: The Point Stands—Nick Cohen is a Maniac Who Never Cites Sources

January 2010

In asking Chomsky what I thought was a provocative challenge question, I’m afraid I gave Cohen too much credit.

Chomsky Half Full

November 2009

The controversial critic of U.S. foreign policy discusses his forthcoming book, the hypocrisy of neoliberalism, where he feels hopeful about democracy despite U.S. terrorism, and his friendship—okay, passing acquaintance—with Hugo Chavez and other “pink tide” presidents.