Noam Chomsky on Fascism: Could It Happen Here?
Published on Apr 5, 2017
http://democracynow.org – When Noam Chomsky was 10 years old, he wrote one of his first articles. It focused on the fall of Barcelona to Franco’s fascist forces. We talk to Chomsky about how fascism once rose in Europe and the possibility of it rising here in the United States.
Chomsky: U.S. Is Helping Israel Annex So Much Land, Palestinians Could Have Essentially Nothing
http://democracynow.org – Last month, a U.N. agency sparked controversy when it published a report accusing Israel of imposing an “apartheid regime” on the Palestinians. The report came the same month the Israeli government took the extreme step of banning non-Israeli citizens who endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement from entering Israel. For more, we speak with world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author Noam Chomsky.
Noam Chomsky on How Businesses Sought to Destroy the Democratic Movements of the 1960s
http://democracynow.org – This week is the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech at Riverside Church, where he said the United States is “the greatest purveyor of violence on Earth.” For more on this revolutionary political period—and the counterrevolutionary forces it unleashed—we speak with Noam Chomsky, world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author of more than 100 books, including, most recently, “Requiem for the American Dream.”
Chomsky: Leftist Latin American Governments Have Failed to Build Sustainable Economies
http://democracynow.org – In Ecuador, leftist ruling party candidate Lenín Moreno narrowly beat out right-wing former banker Guillermo Lasso in Sunday’s presidential runoff vote. The election is seen as an outlier in the recent trend in Latin America, which has seen right-wing governments rise to power. For more on the politics in Ecuador, Brazil, Venezuela and across Latin America, we speak with Noam Chomsky, world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author.
“The Assad Regime is a Moral Disgrace”: Noam Chomsky on Ongoing Syrian War
http://democracynow.org – As worldwide outrage mounts over an alleged chemical weapons attack in Idlib province, which was reportedly carried out by the Assad government, we speak with world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author Noam Chomsky about the ongoing conflict in Syria.
Extraordinarily Dangerous: Chomsky on How Trump’s Threats Toward N. Korea Could Backfire
http://democracynow.org – President Trump will be meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday at his Florida resort Mar-a-Lago. Ahead of the meeting, Trump said in an interview with the Financial Times he would be willing to take unilateral action against North Korea over its nuclear weapons program. Trump said, “If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will.” His warnings come after the U.S. and the South Korean militaries staged weeks-long training drills throughout March, while North Korea launched rocket engine and missile tests. For more, we speak with world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author Noam Chomsky.