Noam Chomsky Quotes.
NATO’s essentially run by the United States.
Armed attack has a definition in international law. It means sudden, overwhelming, instantaneous ongoing attack.
The American claim that the bombing of North Vietnam was directed against military targets does not withstand direct investigation.
The American escalation of the war in Laos provoked a response by the Communist forces, which now control more of Laos than ever before.
The social and physical construction of suburban America really was quite complex. It was a very elaborate system, and clearly a massive social engineering project that has changed U.S. society enormously.
There happen to be a lot of people around who spent an hour on the Internet and think they know a lot of physics, but it doesn’t work like that… There’s a reason there are graduate schools in these departments.
Death and genitals are things that frighten people, and when people are frightened, they develop means of concealment and aggression. It is common sense.
If you look back at the history of the twentieth century, Germany alone had practically destroyed Russia several times.
You go back to the 17th century, the commercial and industrial centers of the world were China and India.
The Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor led to many very good things. If you follow the trail, it led to kicking Europeans out of Asia – that saved tens of millions of lives in India alone.
The neo-cons constitute a radical reactionary fringe of the planning spectrum, but the spectrum is narrow.
I don’t usually admire Sarah Palin, but when she was making fun of this ‘hopey changey stuff,’ she was right: there was nothing there.
Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists.
I don’t know if I officially proofread my father’s book, but I read it. I did get some conception of grammar in general from that.
The old-fashioned idea is that responsibility falls upon those who borrow and lend. Money was not borrowed by campesinos, assembly plant workers, or slum-dwellers. The mass of the population gained little from borrowing, indeed often suffered grievously from its effects.
The poorest country in South America, Bolivia, had been devastated by neoliberal economic policies.
The elections are run by the same industries that sell toothpaste on television.