“When he says he believes he could shoot somebody in the head and get away with it, he’s proven he can do that over and over again”
So I could be right about this, or I could be wrong. The question is whether we will find a system that appeals to enough people that it does away with even the possibility of the gaziillionaires having this choice.
President Donald Trump’s newly appointed chair of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, has begun to attack net neutrality rules and other consumer protections
Calling the police on corporations
Noam Chomsky on the new Trump era – UpFront special
“We need to make very clear that we, as progressives, as Democrats, as Americans, stand for a bold progressive agenda.”
Talk on a Trump presidency
A look at violence in the U.S.
On January 15th acTVism Munich organized its largest event yet that took place under the title “Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context”
On white privilege and terrorism
The Trump administration might make a historic break with US policy and follow through on its rhetoric
Meryl Streep addresses the stars assembled at the Golden Globes about her anxieties and distress at the advent of the Trump era in the United States.
Interview on how most Americans do not subscribe to Republican ideology, and how Democrats can mobilize popular support against the Republican agenda
A message on the critical problem faced by undocumented immigrants on the verge of a Trump presidency
Leonard Cohen’s lyrics are both prophetic and startlingly contemporary
Protests were held in New York, DC, and Austin over the weekend, while students in Portland walked out of class Monday
‘I don’t know if a lot of people feel if this song is true any more, and I’m not sure that it is, but I know that it ought to be.’
Dozens of officers, backed by military trucks, police vans, machine guns, and nonlethal weapons, violently approached the group without warning
Interview on the status of the presidential recall referendum in Venezuela, and the opposition-held National Assembly’s recent attempt to impeach the president
Interview on what an objective observer from out of space would see
A look at the power of the Republican presidential nominee’s message in the poorest county of West Virginia
Interview on the foreign policy aspects of the second presidential debate
This talk was the second presentation in Massachusetts Peace Action’s Distinguished Peacebuilders Series
Noam Chomsky Chicago’s at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, hosted by Haymarket Books and the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory
Excerpt on foreign policy from Jeremy Corbyn’s address to the 2016 Labour Party Conference on September 28, 2016 in Liverpool, England
As Syrian opposition groups retreat from the demand that President Assad step down, a ceasefire agreement becomes more feasible
A discussion on race, gender, feminism, and socialism
The Trump campaign is just the latest in a centuries-long strategy of rich whites duping poor whites into channeling anger toward people of color, rather than the elite
Noam Chomsky in conversation with Jonathan Freedland
‘Lesser evilism’ is the wrong way to frame the elections – it’s about what’s better for the strategic interests of an independent people’s struggle
Does the internet help to form new social associations?
Massive labor actions have been roiling France, as unions protest the policies of the nominally Socialist government
Interview on the case of Julian Assange, the findings of the UN working group on arbitrary detention, national security, international law and how one can support whistleblowers
In some parts of the world, it’s easier to get an automatic rifle than a glass of clean drinking water
A talk on freedom and democracy
The political revolution continues
Interview on Russia, NATO, and our mainstream media’s refusal to report on the New Cold War
Bernie Sanders Live from Washington DC – A Future to Believe in Rally Live Event
The debate continues on racist remarks, Clinton’s plan to reach out to Sanders supporters, and the decision by the Associated Press and NBC to call the race for Clinton on the eve of the California primary
Where does the race go from here?
Talking about the concept of a basic income guarantee also known as a universal income
A talk on people’s power and political instruments.
A talk on Donald Trump rooting for the 2008 housing market crash, his plans to dismantle Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform, and his decision not to release his taxes
This is a panel from the 2016 Left Forum, held May 20 -22 at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. The conference theme was “Rage, Rebellion, Revolution: Organizing Our Power.”
Interview on privatization, human rights, media, experience with the EU and capitalism’s ability to reform
The change in government marks a dramatic political shift in Brazil
The real goal is to protect corruption
Interview on the elections