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Chomsky’s Unearned Prestige
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Chomsky’s Unearned Prestige
January 4, 2019

Noam Chomsky, a co-author of Manufacturing Consent, is an example of manufacturing consent for US imperialism, Eric Zuesse claims.

A March to Disaster: Noam Chomsky Condemns Trump for Pulling Out of Landmark Nuclear Arms Treaty
November 30, 2018

President Donald Trump recently announced plans to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear arms pact with Russia, in a move that could spark a new arms race.

A March to Disaster: Noam Chomsky Condemns Trump for Pulling Out of Landmark Nuclear Arms Treaty
No Lesser Evil, Not this Time
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No Lesser Evil, Not this Time
July 1, 2016

At least we agree, the real work is never this quadrennial circus. That begs the question, why participate in it at all? Green Panther Party anyone?

Noam Chomsky: America’s Real Foreign Policy – A Corporate Protection Racket
July 4, 2014

The question of how foreign policy is determined is a crucial one in world affairs. In these comments, I can only provide a few hints as to how I think the subject can be productively explored, keeping to the United States for several reasons. First, the U.S. is unmatched in its global significance and impact. Second, it is an unusually open society, possibly uniquely so, which means we know more about it. Finally, it is plainly the most important case for Americans, who are able to influence policy choices in the U.S. — and indeed for others, insofar as their actions can influence such choices. The general principles, however, extend to the other major powers, and well beyond.

Noam Chomsky: America’s Real Foreign Policy – A Corporate Protection Racket
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The Real Reasons the U.S. Enables Israeli Crimes and Atrocities
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The Real Reasons the U.S. Enables Israeli Crimes and Atrocities
August 17, 2010

…Israel effectively destroyed Nasserite secular nationalism and the whole Arab nationalist movement that was centered in it. That was considered a major contribution to U.S. geopolitical strategy and also to its Saudi Arabian ally. And, in fact, that's when attitudes toward Israel changed sharply and the U.S. support for Israel — material, diplomatic, and other — also increased sharply.  In 1970, there was another turning point. In 1970, the Jordanian army (Jordan was a strong, close U.S. ally) – the Jordanian dictatorship was essentially massacring Palestinians during what's the month that's called Black September.