Noam Chomsky

An interview with Noam Chomsky on the Spanish revolution - Jorell A. Meléndez Badillo (2009)

In this 2009 interview originally published in Spanish, Noam Chomsky answers questions about military options and international factors in the Spanish Civil War, the role of the Stalinists in suppressing the revolution in Spain, the attitudes of intellectuals with regard to the revolution and their historical role more generally, and the chances for another libertarian revolution.

Understanding power: The indispensable Chomsky - Noam Chomsky

The best of Chomsky's talks on the past, present, and future of the politics of power.

Hopes and prospects - Noam Chomsky

In this urgent new book, Noam Chomsky surveys the dangers and prospects of our early twenty-first century.

Profit over people: Neoliberalism and global order - Noam Chomsky

Why is the Atlantic slowly filling with crude petroleum, threatening a millions-of-years-old ecological balance?

Occupy (occupied media pamphlet series) - Noam Chomsky

With urgency and clarity, Noam Chomsky speaks with the movement as it transitions from occupying tent camps to occupying the national conscience

Making the future: Occupations, interventions, empire and resistance - Noam Chomsky

Taken together, Chomsky's essays present a powerful counter-narrative to official accounts of the major political events of the past four years.

Manufacturing consent: The political economy of the mass media - Noam Chomsky and Edward S. Herman

In this pathbreaking work, Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky show that, contrary to the usual image of the news media as cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitous in their search for truth and defense of justice, in their actual practice they defend the economic, social, and political agendas of the privileged groups that dominate domestic society, the state, and the global order.

Chomsky and the evolution of language

Noam Chomsky recently appeared on the Skeptically Speaking podcast to discuss the evolution of language. This got me thinking about the relationship, or lack thereof, between 'scepticism', 'new atheism' and radical politics which will follow in another blog post.

I.Q tests: Building blocks for the new class system

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Chomsky's response to Richard Herrnstein's views on intelligence and IQ. Originally appeared in Ramparts July 1972.