Noam Chomsky

  • Noam Chomsky discussed the difficulty in finding journalists that “used their brains”, referring to the ones who analysed the world, or the US with lucidity. He argued that US media is overwhelmingly uniform and overwhelmingly unplugged from reality, serving the economic interests of ...

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  • With the quadrennial presidential election extravaganza reaching its peak, it’s useful to ask how the political campaigns are dealing with the most crucial issues we face. The simple answer is: badly, or not at all.There are two issues of overwhelming significance, because the fate of the ...

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  • This month marks the 10th anniversary of the horrendous atrocities of September 11, 2001 which, it is commonly held, changed the world. The impact of the attacks is not in doubt. On May 1, 2011, the presumed mastermind of the crime, Osama bin Laden, was assassinated in Pakistan. The most immediate ...

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  • It is a common theme that the United States, which only a few years ago was hailed to stride the world as a colossus with unparalleled power and unmatched appeal is in decline, ominously facing the prospect of its final decay, Giacomo Chiozza writes in the current Political Science Quarterly. The ...

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  • The nature of any regime USA backs in the Arab world is secondary to control. Subjects are ignored until they break their chains 'The Arab world is on fire, al-Jazeera reported last week, while throughout the region, western allies are quickly losing their influence. The shock wave was set in ...

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