Rather than practicing unquestioning allegiance, Chomsky recommends active questioning, telling Scheer, “You don’t love a state and follow its policies. … You criticize what’s wrong, try to change the policies, expose them; criticize it, change it.”
Chomsky was referring to Israel, but he could just as easily be talking about America, or even Americans’ attitude toward their preferred candidates. For his clear-eyed analysis of America under Trump, his decades-strong willingness to challenge authority and admit uncomfortable truths, and boundless intellectual energy, Noam Chomsky is our Truthdigger of the month.
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Or how to further enrich “the masters of the universe.”
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The philosopher’s new book, “Requiem for the American Dream: The Ten Principles of Concentration of Wealth and Power,” is a primer in his analysis of the faults of the American political and economic system.
Legendary linguist Noam Chomsky has a warning for Donald Trump’s supporters; the Trump bump in the market is waning. “Anti-establishment is kind of a joke,” Chomsky concluded. “Take a look at Trump and take a look at who’s appointed for the cabinet.” Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, for example, “comes from Goldman Sachs, a major investment firm where he was for almost 20 years,” Chomsky observed.
Noam Chomsky has warned the Donald Trump-fuelled rally in capital markets is coming to a close and another financial crash is on the horizon. The economist, historian and linguist said the President’s “anti-estabishment” status was a “joke” given his establishment appointees and anti-regulation policies, which have encouraged the stock market. “What’s anti-establishment?” he asked, as reported by AlterNet.