Noam Chomsky

Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com I first “met” Noam Chomsky in 1969 by reading these words of his about the My Lai massacre
Beginning in the 1970s, partly because of the economic crisis that erupted in the early years of that decade and the decline
Noam Chomsky calls it "one of the most frightening statements I've seen recently."
DO THEY ACTUALLY EXPECT US TO SWALLOW THIS? Quanta's Editor, Thomas Lin, is a former NYT online national news and science
"I didn't like Clinton at all, but her positions are much better than Trump's on every issue I can think of."
Even now, in the last days of this horrendous campaign, we're amazed by fervent assertions coming from some progressives about Donald Trump. Here are three key myths.
Catchphrases are like epidemics and very contagious. "Sounds like a plan" is so ubiquitous it's almost replaces "and" and
Instead of a left-right issue, health care reform has become a top-down issue--corporate profits and oligarchy vs. democracy and the public interest.
Anybody who knows anything about nukes is unsettled by the idea of Trump having access to them.
But Captain Fantastic is a great reminder to someone like me that this approach, as well meaning and often correct it might