Noam Chomsky

Three Illuminating Quotes About The War In Ukraine

Noam Chomsky, John Pilger, and Chris Hedges have lent their expertise to the subject of the war in Ukraine with some recent comments that help bring some much-needed clarity to an often confusing and always contentious issue. Here they are:…

Noam Chomsky: Assange’s extradition is a major crime

Thanks to the support of Gerardo Femina of Europe for Peace, we were able to ask some questions to Noam Chomsky, who has already written so much about the Assange case, following it closely and fighting for the freedom of…

Noam Chomsky’s Speech to the 2022 World Social Forum

Recorded by the Campaign for Peace, Disarmament & Common Security on April 29, 2022. Last week, for today’s World Social Forum, we were privileged to record what I think is perhaps Noam Chomsky’s most profound and urgently important speech.  

Ukraine: Noam Chomsky’s outlook

Noam Chomsky interviewed by C.J. Polychroniou for Truthout Russia’s invasion of Ukraine took much of the world by surprise. It is an unprovoked and unjustified attack that will go down in history as one of the major war crimes of…

Chomsky: what to expect from COP-26

Chomsky, now 92, is the author of several political bestsellers, translated into several languages. His critiques of power and his defence of the autonomy and political action of ordinary people have inspired generations of activists and social organisers. He has…

Chomsky: Brazil’s Former President Lula at Risk of Being Murdered

There have been several serious, growing threats to Brazil’s democracy since President Bolsonaro took power, in 2019. Last week, former President Lula da Silva got a death threat from a businessman in a video, with a big gun in his…

United States Withdraws From Afghanistan? Not Really

The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001 was criminal. It was criminal because of the immense force used to demolish Afghanistan’s physical infrastructure and to break open its social bonds. By Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad On October 11,…

Noam Chomsky: Solidarity movements key to changing US Middle East policy

From nuclear disarmament to Palestinian rights, Noam Chomsky discusses the need to disrupt authoritarian alliances and an entrenching ‘Greater Israel.’ By Lilach Ben David Professor Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned linguist and one of the most important political thinkers of last…

World Localization Day: Local Futures, Economics of Happiness

In 2020, people from 172 countries tuned into World Localization Day – an event that included contributions from Noam Chomsky, Russell Brand, Vandana Shiva and over 100 other voices. This is testimony to the fact that, wherever you look, positive…

Assange Verdict, ‘Severe Blow to Press Freedom’: Chomsky

Though WikiLeaks founder will not be extradited to the U.S., the America-led war on the press goes on. In an exclusive interview with Brazilian journalist Edu Montesanti, Chomsky strongly opposes Washington’s accusation, that the Australian journalist poses a threat to…

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