Noam Chomsky: The Unipolar Moment and the Culture of Imperialism

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joefriendly
December 03, 2009

Noam Chomsky delivers the 5th Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture: The Unipolar Moment and the Culture of Imperialism at Columbia University School for International Affairs for the Heyman Center for the Humanities. After paying homage to Edward Said’s stressing imperialism as central to our culture Chomsky builds his case with telling quotes of American leaders rationalizing and denying extermination of Native Americans on through US terrorism in Latin and South America, like in Chile, Brazil, El Salvador, Panama, Nicaragua, and the Middle East.

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Chomsky speaks on U.S. imperialism

By Claire Luchette
http://www.columbiaspectator.com
Dec. 4, 2009

Noam Chomsky delivered the Edward W. Said Memorial Lecture to a packed crowd on Thursday.

According to Noam Chomsky, all U.S. leaders are schizophrenic.

Chomsky, Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, came to Columbia on Thursday to discuss hypocrisy and “schizophrenia” in American foreign policy from the early settlers to George W. Bush.

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via Chomsky speaks on U.S. imperialism

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Noam Chomsky: “Unipolar Moment: Culture of Imperialism” Q/A

joefriendly on Dec 05, 2009

Questions from Audience and answers by Noam Chomsky after his talk, Unipolar Moment, Culture of Imperialism. After that Q and A session, by accident, is more talk by one of the questioners, Nellie Bailey, at a Times Square demonstration the day before, protesting Obama’s announcement of more troops to Aghanistan, followed by the husband of political prisoner Lynne Stewart, Ralph Poynter, who had been allowed his first visit with Lynne the day before, ordered by Judge Koetl at the end of the hearing on increasing her 27 month sentence, ordered by a Federal 2nd Circuit panel of 3 rotten judges, including a first cousin of George H.W. Bush.

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