In this interview we talk to Prof. Noam Chomsky on a host of issues that include: The corporate media, ISIS, NATO, neo-liberalism & free-trade agreements (TTIP/TPP/NAFTA), basic-guarantee income and the challenges that confront humanity in the 21st century.
Is the propaganda model, that Noam Chomsky & Edward S. Herman presented in their 1988 book “Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media“, relevant in the 21st century?
What are the underlying causes that led to the rise of ISIS? And are they unworthy or worthy victims?
What is the history of so called “free-trade agreements”? And will TTIP improve economic performance in Germany & Europe?
What is Prof. Chomsky’s opinion on the concept of a “Basic Guarantee Income“?
What are the dangers confronting humanity in the 21st century?
All these questions and many more are addressed in the following video with Prof. Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky: Media, NATO, ISIS, Free Trade Agreements & Humanity
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About Noam Chomsky:
Noam Chomsky is a world-renowned political dissident, anarchist, linguist, author and institute professor emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he’s taught for more than half a century.
Chomsky has written more than 100 books, his latest being “Because We Say So“. Chomsky has been a highly influential academic figure throughout his career, and was cited within the Arts and Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) more often than any other living scholar from 1980 to 1992. His work has influenced a wide range of domains, including artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computer science, logic, mathematics, music theory and analysis, psychology and immunology.
Chomsky also developed the propaganda model of media criticism with Edward S. Herman which they presented in their book “Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media“. Chomsky remains a leading critic of U.S. foreign policy, neoliberal capitalism, and mainstream news media.