All Articles on Noam Chomsky

"Folks, it’s going to be anything but pretty. Welcome to that most unpredictable and dangerous of entities, a dying empire." (Photo: Mr. Fish) Views
In the Heart of a Dying Empire
The adolts in the room (and no, that is not a typo!)
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This dynamic is particularly upsetting when we consider how little time remains to halt the course toward environmental catastrophe. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Wholesale Crimes
Terracide—meaning the total destruction of the earth-system—next to which the common crimes committed by isolated individuals pale in magnitude
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Why Democracy Needs Solidarity for Julian Assange's Freedom
Efforts to free Julian Assange from his imprisonment challenges us all to uphold the sacred free speech right, even if it also demands the moral courage to love our enemies
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That Facebook Will Turn to Censoring the Left Isn’t a Worry—It’s a Reality
Progressives should not necessarily shed tears for Alex Jones, but they should be aware that their media is next in line, and that Jones’ deplatforming sets a dangerous precedent that is already being used against them.
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"Below, more than two million Palestinians living under cruel Israeli occupation are barred from using the airport."(Photo: BookingIsrael) Views
In Detaining Peter Beinart, Israel Has Declared it No Longer Represents Millions of Jews Overseas
The problem for Israel is that increasingly those most critical of it include Jews
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Dying of Consumption While Guzzling Snake Oil: The Environment Crisis Requires Overhauling Our Corporate Industrial Civilization
We cannot take for granted, as economists and industrialists do, that we will continue to produce and consume more
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<p>"These people are fleeing from the wreckage and horrors of U.S. policies." (Photo: Screenshot) News
On 'Democracy Now!', Noam Chomsky Condemns US for 'Brutal and Sadistic' Refugee Policies Amid Erosion of Democracy
"So, essentially, what President Trump is saying is, we’ll destroy your countries, slaughter you, impose brutal regimes, but if you try to get out, you’re not going to come here, because America is full."
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"In spite of its unmatched military capabilities in the Middle East, its strong cultural institutions, its technological capacities, and its high standards of living with respect to the other states in the region, Israel has negotiated peace agreements only with Egypt and Jordan."(Photo:  Erich Ferdinand/flickr/cc) Views
Chomsky, Prashad, Hedges and Other Leading Intellectuals: Denuclearize the Middle East
American political decision makers, as well as Israeli political leaders, need to rethink their political, military, economic, and cultural policies in the region
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"It was as if Trump had let Russia-mad MSNBC and CNN craft the Helsinki news conference and write his lines for him." (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP) Views
'Putin's War on America' Is Nothing Compared With America's War on Democracy
Missing from this media hysteria is the question of who will protect U.S. elections and purported “democracy” from the unmentionable malign influence of U.S. oligarch
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"It is up to us to mobilize to protect Assange. His life is in jeopardy." (Photo: newsonline/flickr/cc) Views
The War on Assange Is a War on Press Freedom
The ruling elites, who refuse to accept responsibility for profound social inequality or the crimes of empire, have no ideological veneer left to justify their greed, ineptitude and pillage
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