Noam Chom­sky is Insti­tute Pro­fes­sor and Pro­fes­sor of Lin­guis­tics (Emer­i­tus) at the Mass­a­chu­setts Insti­tute of Tech­nol­o­gy, and the author of dozens of books on U.S. for­eign pol­i­cy. His most recent book is Who Rules the World? from Met­ro­pol­i­tan Books.
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Noam Chomsky: We Must Stop War with Iran Before It’s Too Late
The Trump administration is pursuing catastrophe to protect U.S. dominance.
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Noam Chomsky: The Republican Party Is Becoming a Real Danger to Human Survival
Nuclear weapons, climate change, and the prospects for survival.
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Noam Chomsky: The Consequences of Wielding a Sledgehammer Against All U.S. Enemies Around the World
A continuation of longtime activist and academic Noam Chomsky's essay, "Masters of Mankind," from his new book, Who Rules the World?
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Noam Chomsky: Who Rules the World?
The longtime activist and academic gives a broad overview of the state of the rulers and resisters around the globe.
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Noam Chomsky: The Real ‘Grave Threat’ to World Peace Isn’t Iran—It’s the U.S.
The longtime leftist intellectual on the absurdity of American opposition to the Iran deal.
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Noam Chomsky: The Long, Shameful History of American Terrorism
President Obama should call our country's history of supporting insurgents abroad for what it is: U.S.-backed terrorism.
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Noam Chomsky: Only One Thing Will Make Israel Change Course
Israel's brutalization of Palestinians through exercises like "mowing the lawn" will persist without a change in U.S. policy.
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Noam Chomsky: The End of History?
The short, strange era of human civilization would appear to be drawing to a close.
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For Gaza, ‘The Norm’ Is Devastating
With its latest offensive, Israel's objective is simple: to return to the status quo.
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Just Whose National Security?
The government's idea of protection seems awfully self-serving.
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The Politics of Red Lines
Putin's takeover of Crimea scares U.S. leaders because it challenges America's global dominance.
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Nuclear Weapons Won’t Keep Us Safe
The U.S. will spend an estimated $1 trillion on its nuclear arsenal in the next 30 years. And for what cause?
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In Times of Government Surveillance, Whose ‘Security’ Is at Stake?
Officials claim the current state policy is necessary to preserve the public's well-being.
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The Greatest Threat to World Peace
The United States polls higher than Pakistan, Iran and China as a perceived menace to peace.
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A Brief History of Anarchism
The struggle for the common good has a long past.
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The ‘Axis of Evil’ Returns
The hypocritical U.S. policy towards Iran.
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America’s Going Rogue
The U.S. snubs treaties, obligations and universal principles.
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The Obama Doctrine
What American exceptionalism and isolationism share.
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Is Edward J. Snowden Aboard This Plane?
America's imperial power is on the decline, to the world's benefit.
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Who Owns the Earth?
Environmental degradation and the blurring of borders raise a serious question.
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Guilty in Guatemala
The U.S. owes more than empty apologies in Central America.
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Boston and Beyond
When we experience terror at home, we must remember the United States's use of terror abroad.
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In Gaza, Dignity Is the Battleground
Israeli troops employ both insult and injury.
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Can Civilization Survive Capitalism?
On global warming, indigenous peoples and scientists face off against capitalist policymakers.
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Who Owns The World?
In a new book, Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian deconstruct the notion of a declining United States.
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The Gravest Threat to World Peace
Not everyone agrees it's a nuclear Iran.
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Why Israel’s Attack on Gaza Was Illegal
A response to Bianca Ambrosio's 'Open Letter to Noam Chomsky'
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Gaza Under Assault
The images of bombardment have left Israel few remaining shreds of credibility.
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Noam Chomsky on Gaza, the World’s Largest Open-Air Prison
A look at life under occupation.
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Issues that Obama and Romney Avoid
The presidential candidates aren't so keen on addressing the survival of humanity.
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The Next Hiroshima
August 6 provides a critical moment to reflect not only on the terrible events of that day, but also on current nuclear threats.
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The Great Charter: It’s Fate, Our Fate
Revisiting the Magna Carta.
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Somebody Else’s Atrocities
Opposing the International Olympic Committee’s newly formed partnership with Dow Chemical, dissenters illuminate a history of human rights oversights.
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Cartagena Beyond the Secret Service Scandal
The United States is isolated from Latin American leaders calling for drug reform.
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The Assault on Public Education
One of America's greatest achievements is being defunded and degraded by the dictates of the marketplace.
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What Are Iran’s Intentions?
As tensions flare between Iran and the West, 120 nonaligned nations agree: the country has the right to enrich uranium.
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Anniversaries From ‘Unhistory’
The events we fail to commemorate say as much about our national narrative as those we acknowledge.
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Recognizing the ‘Unpeople’
From Africa to the Middle East to the United States, the unmentioned continue to suffer.
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Marching Off the Cliff
The world wants UN climate talks in Durban to succeed, but U.S. intransigence blocks the way forward.
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Occupy The Future
The Occupy movement is an unprecedented opportunity to overcome America's current hopelessness.
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The Threat of Warships on an ‘Island of World Peace’
America's imperium reaches South Korea' idyllic Jeju island—but residents and peace activists are resisting.
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After 9/11, Was War the Only Option?
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America In Decline
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In Israel, a Tsunami Warning
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The Revenge Killing of Osama bin Laden
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The ‘Great Moderation’ and the International Assault on Labor
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Libya and the World of Oil
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‘The Arab World Is on Fire’
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