Tag Archives: Noam Chomsky

with luck, balls are better than brains

The U.S. was founded on two racist principles: the system of slavery, the source of much of its wealth (and England’s too), and the need to rid the national territory of Native Americans, whom the Declaration of Independence explicitly describes as “the merciless Indian savages,” and whom the framers saw as barring the expansion of the “superior” race. Immigrants were supposed to be basically “Anglo-Saxon,” in accord with racist myths of the founding fathers that persisted through the 19th century. Continue reading

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To Have or to Be?

To Have or to Be? is a 1976 book by psychoanalyst Erich Fromm, in which he differentiates between having and being. Fromm mentions how modern society has become materialistic and prefers “having” to “being”. He mentions the great promise of … Continue reading

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Clash of Civilizations

The Clash of Civilizations (COC) is a hypothesis that people’s cultural and religious identities will be the primary source of conflict in the post-Cold War world. It was proposed by political scientist Samuel P. Huntington in a 1992 lecture[1] at … Continue reading

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ISIS conspiracy theory

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Conspiracy Watch

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Is the world too big to fail?

Dalai Lama says there are ‘too many refugees in Europe’ Max Bearak Wednesday 1 June 2016 “When we look into the face of every single refugee, especially the children and women, we can feel their suffering,” he said. “The goal … Continue reading

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Impeached by a Gang of Thieves

Published on May 17, 2016 http://democracynow.org – As protests continue in Brazil over the Legislature’s vote to suspend President Dilma Rousseff and put her on trial, Noam Chomsky notes that “we have the one leading politician who hasn’t stolen to … Continue reading

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BOYCOTT ISRAEL

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Chomsky

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Virtual privacy

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