Wouldn’t it be fun if we could somehow revive an average American citizen who had been frozen in a cryogenic capsule from, say, the 1950s? Then, on revival, we allow this presumably open-minded person to sample international news developments that have occurred over the intervening decades since the time he was put into deep-frozen sleep; and, more especially, recent international developments.
with Noam Chomsky
NACLA’s 45th Anniversary Gala: Noam Chomsky
Ambre Auzanneau Jun 3, 2013
Noam Chomsky is the 2012 recipient of NACLA’s Latin America Peace and Justice Award for his ongoing commitment to social justice in the Americas. The son of Eastern European immigrants, Noam Chomsky is a professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a long time friend and supporter of NACLA. His book Turning the Tide: U.S. Intervention in Central America and the struggle for Peace (South End Press, 1985) helped a generation of scholars, activists, and concerned citizens think about the regions different conflicts – in El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Guatemala – as interlocking parts of a single crisis that revealed how the United States had a direct and enduring effect on political and economic policies in the hemisphere.
What our presidents tell our young people
In this season of college graduations, let us pause to remember the stirring words of America’s beloved scholar, George W. Bush, speaking in Florida in 2007 at the commencement exercises of Miami Dade College:
“In Havana and other Cuban cities, there are people just like you who are attending school, and dreaming of a better life. Continue reading
Who rules the world? Corporations + Government = Fascism. ~ DS
Bilderberg 2013: Behind Closed Doors
breakingtheset Jun 7, 2013
Abby Martin goes over a brief history of the Bilderberg conference, the power players in attendance at this year’s event, and talks to BTS producer, Manuel Rapalo, about the implications the secrecy surrounding the event has.