EDITORIAL PICK: Chomsky on the ‘joke’ of ‘Russian interference’ & the savagery of US sanctions
In this week’s editorial pick for our Import program, we select an interview from the Grayzone project with Prof. Noam Chomsky. Description from the Grayzone Project: Noam Chomsky weighs in on the Putin-Biden row; new US claims of “Russian interference”; the “savagery” of US sanctions on Cuba, Iran, Syria, Venezuela and other nations; US pressure on Brazil to reject Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine and on Panama to reject Cuban doctors; and more. Chomsky’s latest book is “Chomsky for Activists.”
To read the transcript of this interview, click here: Chomsky on the ‘joke’ of ‘Russian interference’ & the savagery of US sanctions
VIDEO: Chomsky on the ‘joke’ of ‘Russian interference’ & the savagery of US sanctions
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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 hisghly 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.
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