Stories by Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is a professor of linguistics and philosophy at MIT. subscribe to Noam Chomsky's feed

Posted on: May 19, 2009, Source:

Historical amnesia is a dangerous social phenomenon because it lays the groundwork for crimes that still lie ahead.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

In a fascinating speech, Chomsky warns, "Changes and progress very rarely are gifts from above. They come out of struggles from below."

Posted on: Sep 14, 2008, Source: CounterPunch

It's in America's best interests to regard Russia a resurgent power and not apply a strategy of confrontation against it.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2008, Source: Khaleej Times Online

U.S. war planners want an obedient client state that will house major U.S. military bases, right at the heart of the world's major energy reserves.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

The public is massively against the war, and the Dems are debating over <i>tactics</i> in Iraq -- here's why.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2008, Source:

If Washington turned its definition of terror on the U.S., America could rise to the top of its own most-wanted list.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2007, Source: City Lights

Despite the saber-rattling, it is unlikely that the Bush administration will attack Iran. A "cold war" of sorts between the two is likely to ensue.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2007, Source:

Stopping a war with Iran requires a strong organized popular opposition.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2005, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

Nuclear destruction isn't a high-probability event. But if a low-probability event keeps happening over and over, there's a high probability that sooner or later it will take place.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Selective memory and a convenient 'doctrine of change' allows the US government to forget that it once supported tyrants like Saddam.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2001, Source: Project Censored

"That the stories selected by Project Censored would tend to be downplayed, reshaped, and obscured is only to be expected with our current institutional structure of the media," writes Chomsky in his introduction to this year's Project Censored Book.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2000, Source:

There are three good reasons why Americans should care about East Timor...