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An American century of carnage: Measuring violence in a single superpower world

<b>(Associated Press)</b><p>We’re only three quarters of the way through America’s violent century — and there’s more to come<p>John W. Dower<p>April 1, 2017 3:59pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>On Feb. 17, 1941, almost 10 months before Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, Life <i></i>magazine carried a …

Noam Chomsky: The War on Terror is the new Cold War

<b>(AP/Ramon Espinosa)</b><p>The esteemed philosopher and activist argues the former, like the latter, serves to further America’s imperial aims<p>Alexandra Rosenman<p>June 17, 2016 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Last month, Noam Chomsky participated in a talk, presented at …

‘Any reader of Orwell would be perfectly familiar’ with US maneuvers – Chomsky to RT

Major American media organizations diligently parrot what US officials want the public to know about global affairs, historian Noam Chomsky told RT. …

Noam Chomsky: Trump Is Sabotaging Our Prospects for Survival

By C.J. Polychroniou<p>The first 100 days are considered to be a benchmark for presidential performance. This is part of the legacy of Franklin D. …

5 Rare and Previously Unpublished Documents from the New Chomsky Archive

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology celebrated Pi Day by raising funds for projects and programs across MIT, including student aid, student …

The dark side of the brain: Too much emotional intelligence is a bad thing

<b>(Shutterstock/Lightspring)</b><p>A new study suggests that profound empathy may come at a price<p>Agata Blaszczak-Boxe<p>March 20, 2017 7:58am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Recognizing when a friend or colleague feels sad, angry or surprised is key to getting along with …

Noam Chomsky predicts Donald Trump’s administration will cause another financial crash

Noam Chomsky has warned the Donald Trump-fuelled rally in capital markets is coming to a close and another financial crash is on the horizon.<p>The …

Noam Chomsky Talks Trump, Free Speech, and the Virtues of Resistance

<i>One of America’s foremost public intellectuals tells us why, now more than ever, Americans have a responsibility to be critical of authority.</i><p><b>By Sam</b> …

Noam Chomsky on the Long History of US Meddling in Foreign Elections

A wide range of politicians and media outlets have described the alleged Russian interference in the last US presidential election (by way of …

Political Science

Noam Chomsky: Explaining the 'Collapse' That Gave Us Donald Trump

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Political Science

“Most of the World is Just Collapsing in Laughter” on Claims that Russia Intervened in the US Election: An Interview with Noam Chomsky

<i>This interview took place at the University of Arizona, before a public audience, on February 2, 2017. I thank Marvin Waterstone for arranging the</i> …