Andrew Smolski

Noam Chomsky: This Is the Propaganda System That Corporate Media Uses to Dominate Society

On February 26, four bumbling fools made their way up to Noam Chomsky’s office. We were going to record an interview with a man who had been an entrance point to radical politics for us. I can still remember the first day I got Chomsky on Anarchism in the mail, the criticisms it made of our society, and its call for more freedom. I had a copy, in Spanish, of that very book on hand to get it signed. On that day, we wanted to ask about manufacturing consent, about the hypocrisy of U.S. foreign policy, and about how the media frames the debate to effectively exclude the idea that what is being done in every American citizens’ name is morally reprehensible. In this 30-minute interview, Chomsky brings once more to bear on current and historical events his eviscerating analysis of power systems. 

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