Tag: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky Is the Antidote to Trump’s Facism

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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Chomsky: Occupation, Gaza ‘Concentration Camp’ turning Israel Fascist

‘THE RUNDOWN | Noam Chomsky has long been outspoken on political topics like American politics and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Our Jotam Confino sat down with the famous linguist and professor to discuss the hot political topics.’i24 News: ‘Noam Chomsky Reflects on the State of the US and Israel’

Source: Chomsky: Occupation, Gaza ‘Concentration Camp’ turning Israel Fascist

Noam Chomsky Looks at How the System Is Rigged to Ensure That Corporations Always Win – Book Excerpt – Truthdig

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.

Source: Noam Chomsky Looks at How the System Is Rigged to Ensure That Corporations Always Win – Book Excerpt – Truthdig

Noam Chomsky Makes a Prediction for the U.S. Economy No One Can Afford to Dismiss | Alternet

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.

Source: Noam Chomsky Makes a Prediction for the U.S. Economy No One Can Afford to Dismiss | Alternet

Noam Chomsky predicts Donald Trump’s administration will cause another financial crash | The Independent

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.

Source: Noam Chomsky predicts Donald Trump’s administration will cause another financial crash | The Independent