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

Noam Chomsky at the Old South Church on Fascism, Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, Julian Assange & More

  https://youtu.be/WNIHZZ6qlgI Noam Chomsky on DemocracyNow! edited by O Society July 7, 2019 In April, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church in Boston to hear the world-renowned dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky speak. In this hour-long special, we air an excerpt of Chomsky’s speech and his on-stage interview with Amy Goodman. AMY … Continue reading Noam Chomsky at the Old South Church on Fascism, Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, Julian Assange & More

When Chomsky met Foucault: how the thinkers debated the ‘ideal society’

edited by O Society July 6, 2019 In 1971, Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault met at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands for their first and only debate. Produced by the Dutch Broadcasting Foundation as a part of their International Philosophers Project, the programme featured discussions with eminent thinkers on the topic of … Continue reading When Chomsky met Foucault: how the thinkers debated the ‘ideal society’

Chomsky On the Willingness to be Puzzled

Nathan Robinson interviews Noam Chomsky edited by O Society July 3, 2019 For orver fifty years, Noam Chomsky has been one of the world’s foremost public intellectuals. Current Affairs editor Nathan Robinson recently spoke with Chomsky at his office in Tucson, Arizona. The text has been cut down and lightly edited for clarity. Transcript by … Continue reading Chomsky On the Willingness to be Puzzled

NY Times admits it sends stories to US government for approval before publication

  The New York Times casually acknowledges it sends major scoops to the US government before publication, to make sure “national security officials” have “no concerns.” By Ben Norton Grayzone edited by O Society June 25, 2019 The New York Times publicly acknowledges it sends some of its stories to the US government for approval … Continue reading NY Times admits it sends stories to US government for approval before publication

Trump’s Economic “Boom” is a Scam

Optimism Over Despair C.J. Polychroniou interviews Noam Chomsky edited by O Society June 4, 2019 Donald Trump ran a campaign — and won the 2016 presidential election — based on unorthodox tactics, whereby he used irrational provocation to defy traditional political norms and make a mockery of established beliefs on both domestic and international issues … Continue reading Trump’s Economic “Boom” is a Scam