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Video: Noam Chomsky on Clinton vs Sanders

Noam Chomsky sits down with Mehdi Hasan to discuss the US presidential election and the rise of Islamophobia. Professor Chomsky says Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has the “best policies”, … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Noam Chomsky: “The Iranian Threat” — Who is the Gravest Danger to World Peace?

Throughout the world there is great relief and optimism about the nuclear deal reached in Vienna between Iran and the P5+1 nations, the five veto-holding members of the U.N. Security … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

George Yancy and Noam Chomsky: The Roots of American Racism

This is the eighth in a series of interviews with philosophers on race that I am conducting for The Stone. This week’s conversation is with Noam Chomsky, a linguist, political … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

Video: Noam Chomsky — The current confrontation between US and Russia

Published on Nov 7, 2014 How did Russia and the West slip back into what seems like the Cold War all over again? How dangerous is the current confrontation? Should … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Noam Chomsky: On the Love of Teaching

We certainly want people, both faculty and students, to be engaged in activity that’s satisfying, enjoyable, challenging, exciting–and I don’t really think that’s hard. Even young children are creative, inquisitive, … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 5 Comments

Noam Chomsky: Are We Approaching the End of Human History?

September 9, 2014: It is not pleasant to contemplate the thoughts that must be passing through the mind of the Owl of Minerva as the dusk falls and she undertakes the … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Noam Chomsky: Ceasefires in Which Violations Never Cease

What’s Next for Israel, Hamas, and Gaza? On August 26th, Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) both accepted a ceasefire agreement after a 50-day Israeli assault on Gaza that left … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Noam Chomsky: The Death of the American University

On hiring faculty off the tenure track That’s part of the business model. It’s the same as hiring temps in industry or what they call “associates” at Walmart, employees that … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · 6 Comments

Noam Chomsky: How to Ruin an Economy

Chomsky spoke at The Third Boston Symposium on Economics on February 10th 2014. In this video, he discusses the structural problems that prevent “willing hands” from finding a productive place … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

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