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Because We Say So (City Lights Open Media) Chomsky Is A Global Phenomenonperhaps The Most Widely Read Voice On Foreign Policy On The Planet New York Times Book ReviewUnwavering Political Contrarian Noam Chomsky Smart Bombs The US Military S Global Interventions Shock And Awe Vanity FairBecause We Say So Presentsthan Thirty Concise, Forceful Commentaries On US Politics And Global Power

About the Author: Noam Chomsky

Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, political activist, author, and lecturer He is an Institute Professor and professor emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Chomsky is credited with the creation of the theory of generative grammar, considered to be one of the most significant contributions to the field of linguistics made in the 20th century He also helped spark the cognitive revolution in psychology through his review of B F Skinner s Verbal Behavior, in which he challenged the behaviorist approach to the study of behavior and language dominant in the 1950s His naturalistic approach to the study of language has affected the philosophy of language and mind He is also credited with the establishment of the Chomsky hierarchy, a classification of formal languages in terms of their generative power Beginning with his critique of the Vietnam War in the 1960s, Chomsky has becomewidely known for his media criticism and political activism, and for his criticism of the foreign policy of the United States and other governments.According to the Arts and Humanities Citation Index in 1992, Chomsky was cited as a sourceoften than any other living scholar during the 1980 1992 time period, and was the eighth most cited scholar in any time period.

10 thoughts on “Because We Say So (City Lights Open Media)

  1. says:

    Noam Chomsky is a brilliant thinker and has quite a following internationally But in the US it is difficult to find his copious writing in our daily press This book includes essays that were published in 2013 and 2014 They remind us how much the news has changed just in the short time since Mr Trump has been elected The issues of just a few years a

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    One of themuted tragedies following this past week s election is that I am finding fiction to beandof a decadent pastime It s not that one cannot learn amazing things from fiction on the contrary but the type of knowledge that a lawyer should have in Trump s America takes an entirely different cast There is so much that I feel strongly whose underpinnings a

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    Whatever the world may think, U.S actions are legitimate because we say so The principle was enunciated by the eminent statesman Dean Acheson in 1962, when he instructed the American Society of International Law that no legal issue arises when the United States responds to a challenge to its power, position, and prestige.Because We Say So contains thirty short arti

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    Marching Off the Cliff 5th Dec 2011To gain perspective on what s happening in the world, it s sometimes useful to adopt the stance of intelligent extraterrestrial observers viewing the strange doings on Earth They would be watching in wonder as the richest and most powerful country in world history now leads the lemmings cheerfully off the cliff Couldn t help thinking of the

  5. says:

    I wish I d come across Chomsky earlier, though he is relatively censored in the USA He speaks the truth clearly and without bombast His work has probably changed my political viewsthan anything I ve read as an adult.This is a collection of essays talks, all in short form I m looking forward to reading some of his longer books The intro to this book was garbage Skip it.

  6. says:

    Many of my favourite books cover many areas, especially where non fiction is concerned I wish this collection of essays and articles, all written by Noam Chomsky except for the one where David Barsamian interviews Chomsky , were fiction, but it s not.This collection covers many areas, ranging from a short description of anarchy to Obama s drone wielding terrorist campaign, over climate change

  7. says:

    Nice recap of the past three years politics 2011 14 as told through Noam Chomsky s bite sized monthly columns.Here are some quotes that jumped out at me It s unnecessary to dwell on the extreme dangers posed by one central element of the destruction of the commons the reliance on fossil fuels, which courts global disaster Details may be debated, but there is little serious doubt that the problems are

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    It s amusing to note which countries are happiest with Israel s long term mistreatment of the Palestinians Because Israel s top pals US, Britain and Australia historically are all the famed indigenous killers settler colonial societies based on the extermination or expulsion of indigenous populations in favor of a higher race, and where such behavior is considered natural and praiseworthy Forty years ago note

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    For years I have been fascinated with the United States of America It s their pure and very addictive drive to succeed that has inspired me for as long as I can remember The United States have been a force to reckon with from a very early time, they are always there, always ready to fight for justice, no matter if the justice is their own or another country s they are there , on the front lines beating the heck out of

  10. says:

    This is a book which deserves a sixth star What can I say Noam Chomsky is undoubtedly the greatest intellectual and human alive, and this book makes him evenaccessible for this new generation as it provides nuggets of his wisdom in a short format From climate change to persecution in Gaza of Edward Snowden, Chomsky takes apart the US s elitist plutocracy in each of his essays This book can be your easy entry point into the worl

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