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Noam Chomsky: Myths of Globalization

Since the late 1970s, the world’s economy and dominant nations have been marching to the tune of (neoliberal) globalization, whose impact and effects on average people’s livelihood and communities everywhere are generating great popular discontent, accompanied by a rising wave of nationalist and anti-elitist sentiments. But what exactly is driving globalization? And who really benefits Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Undermining Government

Interview on Nuclear proliferation, climate change and the Trump administration

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Noam Chomsky: Undermining Our Prospects for Survival

The first 100 days are considered to be a benchmark for presidential performance. This is part of the legacy of FDR, who managed to reshape the US government’s role in the economy within the first 100 days of his administration. However, the fact of the matter is that usually, a first-time president doesn’t have the Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: One Day in the Life of a Reader of the New York Times

The media reflects, uncritically, the approved doctrine: that the U.S. owns the world, and it does so by right

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Noam Chomsky: Obama’s Historic Move

Washington and its acolytes like to pretend that they have been “isolating” Cuba, as Obama intoned, but the record shows clearly that it is the US that is being isolated

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Noam Chomsky: BDS and Beyond

Michael Albert interviews Noam Chomsky for teleSUR English, which will launch on July 24 1. Broadly, what is BDS – its aims, its means? As far as I can reconstruct the history, the first organized call for boycott of products of Israeli settlements in the occupied territories was in 1997 by the Israeli peace organization Gush Shalom, whose Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Gaza’s Torment, Israel’s Crimes, Our Responsibilities

It is important to understand what life is like in Gaza when Israel’s behavior is “restrained,” in between the regular manufactured crises like this one

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Noam Chomsky: Iraq

Albert interviews Chomsky: Virtually without exception, the US sledgehammer has severely harmed Iraqi society, going back 50 years to when direct US intervention began with support for a military coup

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Noam Chomsky: ‘All The News That’s Not Fit To Print’

The NY Times can claim, correctly, that it is the most informative newspaper in the world. It is therefore interesting to look at what it chooses not to tell us. Every day provides many instructive illustrations. Take today, Sept. 12 2013. Here’s a small sample.  Israel correspondent Jodi Rudoren (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/12/world/middleeast/us-backing-of-russian-plan-leaves-a-wary-israel-focusing-on-self-reliance.html?pagewanted=all) tells us that “The prospect Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: May Day

People seem to know about May Day everywhere except where it began, here in the United States of America. That’s because those in power have done everything they can to erase its real meaning. For example, Ronald Reagan designated what he called, “Law Day”—a day of jingoist fanaticism, like an extra twist of the knife Read more…

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