Noam Chomsky

By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Jan 21st, 2013
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Recently, Naom Chomsky, MIT Professor of Linguistics and arguably America’s foremost public intellectual, gave an interview to Al Jazeera on the social (ir)responsibility of American academics and intellectuals. Chomsky, 84, has been raising hell for over four decades, getting into the faces of the p...
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In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Jul 16th, 2012
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Alemayehu G. Mariam Free to Speak To paraphrase an old expression, “There are two things that are quintessentially important in any society. The first is free speech and I can’t remember the second one.” Free speech is the bedrock of all human freedoms. In my view, the value a society gives to freedo...
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In News
Mar 29th, 2012
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Imagine if President Obama appointed radical Noam Chomsky, who has denounced capitalism as a “murderously destructive catastrophe,” to head up a committee on economic growth. That’s less of a stretch than it may seem, considering Obama’s nominee to head the World Bank, current Dartmouth College Presi...
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Dec 7th, 2011
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by John V. Walsh Mr. President, we must not allow a mineshaft gap! – General “Buck” Turgidson1 China is a vast country—‘When it is dark in the east, it is light in the west; when things are dark in the south, there is still light in the north.’ Hence one need not worry about lack […]...