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Noam Chomsky says US, Western allies know Saudi Arabia is backing terror groups

Noam Chomsky, a prominent American political activist and philosopherNoam Chomsky, a renowned American political activist and philosopher, has accused the United States and its Western allies of knowing about but choosing to turn a blind ey...

“The Doomsday Clock: Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, and the Prospects for Survival”

“The Doomsday Clock:Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, and the Prospects for Survival”By Noam Chomsky"In January 2015, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced its famous Doomsday Clock to three minutes before midnight, a threat level that ha...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jun 14, 2016

Da Chomsky a Bruxelles: rapsodia in Matrix

Sta per uscire negli Stati Uniti un libro di Noam Chomsky che raccoglie mille articoli del grande intellettuale e grande critico del potere americano, una panoramica di nequizie che parte dall’ 11 settembre per snodarsi fino ad oggi fra creaz...
by Il Simplicissimus on Mar 25, 2016

Obama en Cuba: ¿Hereje o hablante de la “lengua franca”?.

Iroel Sánchez/Al Mayaden Por estos días Cuba recibe muchas visitas de ciudadanos estadounidenses. Y es que luego del 17 de diciembre de 2014 ha pasado a ser moda lo que antes fue herejía.  Pero es bueno recordar algunos herejes que se atrevieron...
by Miradas Encontradas on Mar 1, 2016

"How It Really Is"

“The bewildered herd is a problem. We've got to prevent their roar and trampling. We've got to distract them. They should be watching the Superbowl or sitcoms or violent movies. Every once in a while you call on them to chant meaningless slogans li...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Feb 10, 2016

Why don't people understand what's happening?

 In a society of isolated people where each person is alone with his Fox News and iPhone people don’t understand what is happening. It is happening here in this fashion and it is happening in Europe in other ways, but I think these phenomena are v...
by Intrepid writer on Feb 1, 2016

The anti-regressives: part 2

For those who are interested, here is first part of this series. As other writers will likely attest, sometimes when sitting down to put pen to paper — or more accurately, keyboard to word processor — as I...
by Our Daily Train on Jan 27, 2016

Agosto, verità non ti conosco

La serie di balle agostane non ha probabilmente precedenti: non si tratta solo della necessità di riempire troppe pagine e troppe ore di chiacchiericcio, ma anche del fatto che ormai la menzogna, il nascondimento, l’interpretazione scorretta,...
by Il Simplicissimus on Aug 10, 2015

Interview - Noam Chomsky: Why the Internet Hasn't Freed Our Minds -- Propaganda Continues to Dominate

The noted scholar offers his thoughts on the current media landscape in the era of the World Wide Web and Edward Snowden.Interviewed by Seung-yoon Lee and first published at AlternetThree decades ago, Professor Noam Chomsky, who is seen by some...
by London Green Left on May 25, 2015

Ecosocialism and Ending “Capitalism At Any Price” - Refuting Garrett Hardin

In the United States as well as elsewhere in the global North West, Garrett Hardin’s virulent idea that “Freedom in a commons brings ruin to all” has abetted an ideology (capitalism) responsible for a global holocaust. Now, there is no life too...
by London Green Left on May 16, 2015

How capitalism is destroying education

Capitalism has ripped the heart out of education’s fundamental principles.’ Bradley Allsop discusses how the focus on employment above learning,  the rise of ‘lad culture’ in universities, and stifling of creativity through&nbs...
by London Green Left on Apr 19, 2015

Finally! A US News Organization Analyzes Israeli Crimes

I love this Noam Chomsky quote: The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum. And what in the spectrum of acceptable opinion has been so s...
by Sparking the Left on Feb 14, 2015

Seconds

“The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, and who think for themselves, and who don't know how to be submissive, and so on -- because they're dysfunction...

“U.S. Plunges the Cradle of Civilization into Disaster, While Its Oil-Based Empire Destroys the Earth's Climate”

   “U.S. Plunges the Cradle of Civilization into Disaster, While Its Oil-Based Empire Destroys the Earth's Climate”Humanity has the effect of an immense asteroid hitting the planet.By Noam Chomsky“It is not pleasant to contemplat...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Sep 10, 2014

Chomsky: "EE.UU. está hundiendo en el desastre a la cuna de la civilización"

EE.UU. está hundiendo en el caos a la cuna de la civilización, asegura el analista político Noam Chomsky en un reciente artículo en el que describe la propagación de la "plaga del Estado Islámico". El célebre lingüista recuerda un artículo...
by Islamía on Sep 8, 2014

Art Walk II

“Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.”― Isaac Asimov, Foundation“See, people with power understand exactly one thing: violence.”― Noam Chomsky“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough me...

Optimism Is A Strategy For… |Quote About Responsibility

  Optimism Is A Strategy For… “Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.” ― Noam Chomsky...
by WallpapersWithQuotes on Aug 20, 2014

The Norm in Gaza

Excerpts of an opinion piece by eminent political philosopher Noam Chomsky: On July 17, Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down in Eastern Ukraine, killing 298 civilians. President Obama denounced it as an “outrage of unspeakable proportions.” His...
by International Aid on Aug 3, 2014

“Outrage” On Gaza Crisis and Other Issues by Chomsky

Here at STL we have tried to get away from just posting links to and summaries of interesting articles in favor of insight discussions and leave the link sharing to Twitter. But this new discussion piece by “The most important intellectual of...
by Sparking the Left on Aug 3, 2014

Egypt with Noam Chomsky

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by GaR7Y CooL on Jul 24, 2014


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