Tag: Chomsky
On the Drug War, and Other “Mistakes”
In a new article at Harper’s (“Legalize It All,” April 2016), Dan Baum recalls a 1994 confession by former Nixon domestic policy adviser John Ehrlichmann, about Nixon’s motives in first launching the War on Drugs. Baum, interviewing Ehrlichman for a book on drug prohibition, asked a “series of earnest, wonky questions, that he impatiently waved…
Leviathan and Behemoth
Introduction The capitalist economy has gone through another shock, and the potential for another, larger one is on the horizon. While it’s seemingly in its death throes, capitalism continues to fuel growth. Under such a system we have seen a vast improvement in general living standards across the globe, despite rigged markets and the omnipresent…
Jeff Riggenbach Reads: Chomsky’s Augustinian Anarchism on Feed 44
C4SS Feed 44 presents Roderick Long‘s “Chomsky’s Augustinian Anarchism” read by Jeff Riggenbach and edited by Nick Ford. “Chomsky might object that my defense of market accountability ignores the fact that such ‘accountability’ involves voting with dollars, so that the wealthy have more votes than the poor – whereas in a democratic state everyone has an equal…
Noam Chomsky, Deslumbrado por el Espectáculo Bolivariano
Durante un discurso en las Naciones Unidas en el 2006, Hugo Chávez acusó al ex presidente de EE.UU. George W. Bush de ser «el diablo» mientras alzaba en sus manos una ejemplar de Hegemonía o Supervivencia: El Dominio Mundial de Estados Unidos, catapultando el libro en la lista de best-sellers de Amazon.com. Por su parte,…
Noam Chomsky: Mesmerized By The Bolivarian Spectacle
Speaking at the United Nations in 2006, Hugo Chávez excoriated ex- US President George W. Bush as “the devil.” Chávez waved a copy of Noam Chomsky’s Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance, catapulting the book onto Amazon’s best-seller list. For his part, Chomsky has repeatedly stated that Chávez ushered a revolutionary break with Venezuela’s political…
Chomsky’s Augustinian Anarchism
Dr. Roderick Long: …just as St. Augustine once prayed, ‘Grant me chastity and continence, but not yet,’ Chomsky’s aim is in effect anarchy, but not yet.”
Anarchy and Democracy
Fighting Fascism
Markets Not Capitalism
The Anatomy of Escape
Organization Theory