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Noam Chomsky

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Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor emeritus at MIT, has written many books and articles on international affairs, in particular on Israel and Palestine.


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The latest cease-fire has been lauded as a noble effort to pursue peace, but the reality is quite different. 

Sixty-nine years ago today, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, beginning a countdown toward the inglorious end of our species.

Noam Chomsky responds to Yousef Munayyer, MJ Rosenberg, Nadia Ben-Youssef, Ran Greenstein and the Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel.

Those dedicated to the Palestinian cause should think carefully about the tactics they choose.

Our government has always justified its worst abuses of power—here and abroad—on the basis of “national security.”

It’s not 1945 anymore. Humanity needs to get itself together.

How the United States military has become a global police force for the superrich and superpowerful.

Though the Cuban Missile Crisis was fifty years ago, imperial America and the threat of nuclear war remains. 

How the Magna Carta Became a Minor Carta.

On the history of the US economy in decline.