Noam Chomsky: More to fear from US, Israel than Iran

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Dec. 9, 2009

Top American intellectual Noam Chomsky says that the general public should fear more from the US and Israel than Iran.

During a lecture entitled “Obama, the Middle East and the Prospects of Peace” delivered at Boston University on Tuesday, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor stressed that Iran is acting within the framework of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

“All states [must] resolve their conflicts within the framework of the Non-Proliferation Treaty,” he said.

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Noam Chomsky: The Unipolar Moment and the Culture of Imperialism

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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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Worker Occupations And The Future Of Radical Labor By Noam Chomsky and Diane Krauthamer

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Watch the interview: Industrial Worker (IWW Newspaper) interviews Noam Chomsky

By Noam Chomsky
and Diane Krauthamer
IWW Interview
Noam Chomsky’s ZSpace Page
Nov. 20, 2009

This interview was conducted on Oct. 9, 2009, at Professor Noam Chomsky’s office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. Continue reading

Human Rights in the New Millennium by Noam Chomsky

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by Noam Chomsky
Nov. 16, 2009

Text of lecture given at London School of Economics and Political Science [pdf], October 29, 2009 Continue reading

Noam Chomsky on Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox

with Cindy Sheehan
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Nov. 14, 2009

Updated: Nov. 16, 2009

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Noam Chomsky: Afghanistan – it’s one of the most immoral acts in history!

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Chomsky on HARDtalk, Nov. 09 (1/3)

November 13, 2009

Noam Chomsky interviewed on the BBC program HARDtalk, during his tour of the United Kingdom in Nov. 2009.

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Noam Chomsky & the Workers Solidarity Movement discuss politics over breakfast

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November 10, 2009

During Noam Chomsky’s recent visit to Ireland five members of the Workers Solidarity Movement met him over breakfast to talk over a range of issues from Palestine to the capitalist crisis to social partnership to Iran to Obama and the US Labour Movement. Notes on the discussion are below followed by the audio recording itself. Continue reading

Industrial Worker (IWW Newspaper) interviews Noam Chomsky

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[Transcript: Worker Occupations And The Future Of Radical Labor By Noam Chomsky and Diane Krauthamer]

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The editor of the Industrial Worker, Diane Krauthamer, spoke to Noam Chomsky at his MIT office in Cambridge, MA, on October 9th, 2009.

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War, Peace and Obama’s Nobel By Noam Chomsky

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By Noam Chomsky
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Noam Chomsky: Human Rights in the 21st Century

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[Note: Here’s the text of this talk: Human Rights in the New Millennium by Noam Chomsky]

London School of Economics and Political Science ( on Dec 17, 2010

Speaker: Professor Noam Chomsky
Chair: Howard Davies
Editor’s note: Unfortunately part of the lecture is missing from the video. The lecture is available to download in it’s entirety as an mp3 podcast using the following link –

This event was recorded on 29 October 2009 in Old Theatre, Old Building
Leading thinker Professor Noam Chomsky considers the state and future of human rights. Noam Chomsky is professor of linguistics at MIT.

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Chomsky condemns ‘immoral’ Afghan war + Copenhagen talks will surely fail

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3 November 2009

Eagle Eye on May 31, 2010

Controversial intellectual thinks that the war on Afghanistan by allied force is immoral and with no reason. He is known to make harsh statement against the US foreign policy and there is no surprise that this think tank has his opinion in this manner.

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Noam Chomsky: no change in US ‘Mafia principle’

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Note: this is a very good summary of Chomsky’s talk, Chomsky: Palestine and the region in the Obama era: the emerging framework.

By Mamoon Alabbasi
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Top American intellectual sees no significant change of US foreign policy under Obama

As civilised people across the world breathed a sigh of relief to see the back of former US president George W. Bush, top American intellectual Noam Chomsky warned against assuming or expecting significant changes in the basis of Washington’s foreign policy under President Barack Obama.


via MWC News – A Site Without Borders – – Noam Chomsky: no change in US ‘Mafia principle’

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Chomsky: Palestine and the region in the Obama era: the emerging framework

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ICU Political Philosophy Society
Logan Hall, Institute of Education, Bedford Way

The Imperial College Political Philosophy Society, in association with Palestine societies at UCL, SOAS, Goldsmiths, LSE, Imperial and Kings, proudly present one of the greatest political philosophers of all time: MIT Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky, for what could be his last trip to London.

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Noam Chomsky: why far right must be challenged

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Saturday, 31 October 2009

Far-right political groups could use rising poverty to attract wider support for their extremist policies, Professor Noam Chomsky warned at the festival’s annual Amnesty International lecture at Queen’s University last night.

The international commentator warned that in the US right-wing voices are trying to tap in to grievances and he urged communities around the world to mobilise against poverty and inequality in their society as a safeguard against extremism.

“In the US inequality has soared to unprecedented heights,” he said.


via Chomsky: why far right must be challenged – Reviews, Belfast Festival –


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