Posts Tagged ‘Chomsky’

Prof. Chomsky interviewed by Iran’s Press TV on the recent election of Obama, the ‘Bush legacy of catastrophe’, protectionism disguised as capitalism, propaganda, current events in the Middle East. (more…)

Prof. Chomsky believes Iran is being pressured because of its independent stance, which the major powers view as disobedience. (more…)

The second half of Prof. Chomsky’s interview by Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! (DN!). Part One is found here. (more…)

Prof. Chomsky interviewed by Allison Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein on “Citizen Radio”. (more…)

‘Plan is recycled Bush/Paulson. We need steps towards democratization.’ (more…)

Prof Chomsky: “The obvious question is, why bother celebrating NATO at all? In fact, why does it exist?” Prof. Chomsky also analyzes the Obama administration’s escalation of the Afghanistan occupation and reacts to the new Netanyahu government in Israel. (more…)

Two legendary journalists of the antiwar movement speak at Georgetown University – March ’09. (more…)

AntiWar Radio: Eric Margolis, author of American Raj: Liberation or Domination, discusses the contradictory U.S. policy of supporting Pakistan’s government while continuing drone airstrikes that foment popular rebellion, growing ranks of the Taliban, plans for a Caspian oil pipeline, India’s development of ICBM’s, and how Iran’s uranium enrichment is an assertion of technological and economic independence. (more…)

Prof. Chomsky lectures at Boston College (Feb ’09) on the election of Obama in relation to democracy in Bolivia, the public relations of US elections, the Investment Theory of Politics, the new cabinet, bailouts, and protectionism — followed by Q&A that includes Palestine-Israel discussion. (more…)

Noam Chomsky says that there has always been economic intervention by the state in the so-called free market economy countries. (more…)

Scott Horton interviews Prof. Chomsky on the choice between hegemony and survival, “the roots of U.S. imperialism”, “exaggerated strength of U.S. economic rivals”, “continuation of the Great Game into the 21st century”, Iraq/Afghanistan, Iran and the US consent to Israel’s occupation of Palestine. (more…)

Today’s Paul Krugman column in the New York Times, “Climate of Change” emphasizes the need for a ‘crisis of democracy’. (more…)

Prof. Noam Chomsky on the criminalization of marijuana to target certain classes. Pretty funny. For more, see Part II of “Chomsky’s Lectern: Anarchism, Elections, and the Problem of Crime(4:37):

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Noam Chomsky gives a preliminary assessment of the US-Israel war on Gaza and its consequences in an interview conducted by Assaf Kfoury on January 31, 2009. The Arabic translation of the interview will appear in the Beirut daily as-Safir. (more…)

Obama’s forceful reiteration of Israel’s right to defend itself is another exercise of cynical deceit — though, it must be admitted, not unique to him, but virtually universal. (more…)