On Thursday, 10th March 2011, Hicham Yezza, editor-in-chief of Ceasefire Magazine, conducted an interview with world-renowned linguist, philosopher and political analyst Noam Chomsky.
by Todd Chretien
April 7, 2011
In Paris, Marx finally encountered the social force capable of achieving liberation.
“I AM referring to ruthless criticism of all that exists, ruthless both in the sense of not being afraid of the results…and being just as little afraid of conflict with the powers that be.”
Marx was in a fighting mood in the months after the German authorities banned the Rheinische Zeitung, the newspaper he had edited in 1842-43. This is not to say that he was unhappy, far from it. After years of courtship, he and Jenny Westphalen were finally married and soon expecting their first child. As Howard Zinn put it in his play Marx in Soho, the two “were powerfully in love.”
As pointed out in 911jobforums, as the death toll of first responders nears 1,000, local politicians are demanding that autopsy standards be developed to pinpoint the causes. The number of Ground Zero first responders has risen past 916 to date, yet oddly no one knows what really killed them.
Permit me to make some suggestions regarding the poisons those responders who died carried in them, and those that survived may be carrying with them now. These are based on the excellent film documentary, Dust To Dust—The health effects of 9/11, made by Heidi Dehncke-Fisher, a film I reviewed in 911’s second round of slaughter.
In the end, this is a war first with ourselves. As long as we refuse to admit that we are not self-creating nor free to choose to be free to choose, this will be a war we cannot identify, a war without a label. And as long as both the poison and the antidote remain without labels, the wealth of the few will increase as will the distress of the many.
“In Mondragon, I saw no signs of poverty. I saw no signs of extreme wealth. I saw people looking out for each other . . . It’s a caring form of capitalism.” — Barbara Peters quoted in “Spanish Town Without Poverty,” Newswise.com/articles/view/17012