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(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, May 8, 2021 United States withdraws from Afghanistan? Not really
United States withdraws from Afghanistan? Not really
What will it actually take for the two-decades long war in Afghanistan to end and for Afghanis to finally live in peace? Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad explain.
SHARE Saturday, February 29, 2020 Requiem for the American Dream
In this documentary, Chomsky analyzes the descent of America from its ideals of democracy and equal opportunity for all.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, October 4, 2014 Noam Chomsky: Only One Thing Will Make Israel Change Course
For a century, the Zionist colonization of Palestine has proceeded primarily on the pragmatic principle of the quiet establishment of facts on the ground, which the world was to ultimately come to accept. For those concerned with the rights of the brutalized Palestinians, there can be no higher priority than working to change U.S. policies, not an idle dream by any means.
(4 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 3, 2014 How Washington protects itself
a prime concern of government is the security of state power from the population. As those who have spent time rummaging through archives should be aware, government secrecy is rarely motivated by a genuine need for security, but it definitely does serve to keep the population in the dark. Power remains strong when it remains in the dark; exposed to the sunlight it begins to evaporate.
SHARE Sunday, March 4, 2012 What Are Iran's Intentions?
Iran has very limited capacity to deploy force, and its strategic doctrine is defensive, designed to deter invasion long enough for diplomacy to take effect. If Iran is developing nuclear weapons (which is still undetermined), that would be part of its deterrent strategy.
(4 comments) SHARE Thursday, November 24, 2011 Can Revolutionary Pacifism Deliver Peace?
History provides ample evidence to support Muste's conclusion that "The problem after a war is with the victor, [who] thinks he has just proved that war and violence pay." And the real answer to Muste's question, "Who will teach him a lesson?," can only be domestic populations, if they can adopt elementary moral principles.