Chomsky: Ventilator Shortage Exposes the Cruelty of Neoliberal Capitalism

C.J. Polychroniou interviews Noam Chomsky edited by O Society April 2, 2020 COVID-19 takes the world by storm. Hundreds of thousands are infected (possibly many times more than the confirmed cases), the list of dead is growing exponentially longer, and capitalist economies have come to a standstill, with a global recession now virtually inevitable. The … Continue reading Chomsky: Ventilator Shortage Exposes the Cruelty of Neoliberal Capitalism

Chomsky’s Open Letter to the Green Party: Just More “Trying to Shame and Boss Grown Folks Around.”

by Richard Moser edited by O Society 02 02, 2020 Before a single primary vote has been tallied a number of big-shot progressive Democrats are already calling for the Green Party to stand down in an “open letter.” Of all the issues we face, why focus so narrowly on marginal election maneuvers? Of all the movements … Continue reading Chomsky’s Open Letter to the Green Party: Just More “Trying to Shame and Boss Grown Folks Around.”

Noam Chomsky Torches Democrats’ Narrow Trump Impeachment Charges: ‘This Tragedy May Send Him Back to Office’

by Colin Kalmbacher  edited by O Society Jan 25, 2020 Noam Chomsky, the father of modern linguistics as well as the world’s most-respected —and most-cited— living public intellectual, harshly criticizes the Democratic Party’s impeachment inquiry as an insufficient indictment that could inadvertently help President Donald Trump cruise to re-election later this year. As Democrats insist against evidence their … Continue reading Noam Chomsky Torches Democrats’ Narrow Trump Impeachment Charges: ‘This Tragedy May Send Him Back to Office’

Noam Chomsky (2): On the Lesser of Two Evils

PleaseRobert Scheer interviews Noam Chomsky (part 2) edited by O Society Jan 18, 2020 Robert Scheer:  They all started out as sympathetic to some notion of Zionism. And a lot of it informed by the Holocaust, the tragedy occurred for Jews, and the feeling maybe there could not be assimilation, or a place for Jews … Continue reading Noam Chomsky (2): On the Lesser of Two Evils

Noam Chomsky (1): On the Global Dystopia of America

Robert Scheer interviews Noam Chomsky edited by O Society Jan 11, 2019 Robert Scheer: I always say the intelligence comes from my guests; in this case, I’m saying it with great respect and awe. My guest is Noam Chomsky. And actually, this is my first real encounter with this man. But I obviously, as many … Continue reading Noam Chomsky (1): On the Global Dystopia of America

The Press are Members of the 9.9 Percent Reporting for the 0.1 Percent

edited by O Society August 17, 2019 by Bernie Sanders Let's discuss an issue that gets far too little attention — for obvious reasons. In our campaign we are taking on Wall Street, the insurance companies, the pharmaceutical industry, the fossil fuel companies, the military industrial complex, the prison industrial complex and the 1 percent. … Continue reading The Press are Members of the 9.9 Percent Reporting for the 0.1 Percent

To Make the US a Democracy, the Constitution Itself Must Change

C.J. Polychroniou interviews Noam Chomsky edited by O Society August 2, 2019 Why do so many people in the U.S. today find Trump’s racist rants and authoritarian mindset appealing? What are the political checks and balances — or lack thereof — that can ward off the impact of the Republican leadership’s disastrous policies? Is a constitutional … Continue reading To Make the US a Democracy, the Constitution Itself Must Change