Tag: noam chomsky
The Beauty of Nationalism
We all have biases, and for many people nationalism (even the smallest degree of it) is one of them. However, if your goal is to understand the world, nationalist sentiments won’t give you the sturdiest foundation to do so. Nationalism shortcuts our thinking about the world. It awards a disproportionate amount of virtue points to…
La Giornata delle Vittime del Capitalismo
Di Kevin Carson. Originale: Victims of Capitalism Day, pubblicato il 10 maggio 2020. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Su Reason Ilya Somin, secondo una sua pratica annuale iniziata nel 2007, ha scelto il primo maggio, festa dei lavoratori, per commemorare la “Giornata delle Vittime del Comunismo”. Somin parla di 80-100 milioni di vittime nel ventesimo secolo…
Victims of Capitalism Day
At Reason Ilya Somin, in keeping with his annual practice since 2007, has chosen May 1 — May Day — as his date for  observing “Victims of Communism Day.” Somin cites the “authoritative” Black Book of Communism as his source for a death toll of 80-100 million in the 20th century. To put that “authoritative”…
In Memoria di William Blum (1933-2018)
Di Kevin Carson. Originale pubblicato il 19 dicembre 2018 con il titolo In Memoriam: William Blunt (1933-2018). Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. All’inizio della sua vita adulta, William Blum era un liberal anticomunista che lavorava come funzionario tecnico presso il Dipartimento di Stato. Finché, deluso dalla guerra in Vietnam, cominciò una carriera come giornalista di estrema…
In Memoriam: William Blum (1933-2018)
William Blum began his adult life as an anti-communist liberal working as a technical functionary in the US State Department, until he became disillusioned by the Vietnam War and went on to a career in radical journalism. Among other things, he covered the Pinochet coup from Chile and worked with renegade CIA officer Philip Agee…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 101
Rami G. Khouri discusses the GCC intervention in Yemen. Robert Parry discusses whether neocons are an existential threat. Alfred McCoy discusses Obama’s policy towards China. Nick Turse discusses the meaning of assassination. Vijay Prashad discusses rogue states and diplomacy with Noam Chomsky. Yves Engler discusses the Canadian contribution to British colonialism. Glenn Greenwald discusses a…
Thoughts on September 11th
September 11th is the anniversary of the destruction of the World Trade Center in New York City. This terrorist attack was carried out by Al-Qaeda. An organization that has long waged war on the U.S. And whose head, Osama Bin Laden, has been killed. This hasn’t stopped the American government from pointing to its remnants…
Noam Chomsky: fascinado pelo espetáculo bolivariano
Ao discursar nas Nações Unidas em 2006, Hugo Chávez chamou o ex-presidente americano George W. Bush de “diabo”. Chávez acenava com uma cópia do livro de Noam Chomsky O Império Americano – Hegemonia ou Sobrevivência, catapultando a obra à lista de best-sellers do site Amazon. De sua parte, Chomsky repetidamente afirmou que Chávez conduziu a…
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