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Noam Chomsky

Politics

Q&A: The Oslo Accords, Syria, and 'responsibility to protect'

Noam Chomsky discusses the Palestinian Authority's weakness and the implications of a US strike on Syria.

Politics

The paranoia of the superrich and superpowerful

From Pakistan to Mali, Washington's drones and special ops are blindly pushing the process of destabilisation forward.

Opinion

The week the world stood still

Chomsky reminds us of just how close we truly got to a self-induced apocalypse 50 years ago and why it came to that.

Opinion

Destroying the commons

The Magna Carta outlined the rights of man nearly 1,000 years ago, yet the ruling classes have undermined it ever since.

US & Canada

Plutonomy and the precariat: On the history of the US economy in decline

The current US economy is built on 'growing worker insecurity' - people who are too busy and poor to make demands.

Politics

The imperial way: US decline in perspective

Imperialism is still with us, but power has become more broadly distributed in a diversifying world.

Politics

'Losing' the world: American decline in perspective

American decline is real - but the US remains the world's dominant power by a large margin.

US & Canada

Remembering Howard Zinn

The historian and activist dedicated his life to "the countless small actions of unknown people".

Politics

The Iranian threat

The US is not taking any practical steps to ensure a nuclear-free Middle East, says the author.

Politics

Is the world too big to fail?

Noam Chomsky explains how the global order of power has been created and describes the mechanisms behind its continuity.

Politics

Chomsky: 9/11 - was there an alternative?

Suppression of one's own crimes is virtually ubiquitous among powerful states, at least those that are not defeated.