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The Resource Understanding Power : the Indispensable Chomsky, edited by Peter R. Mitchell and John Schoeffel

Understanding Power : the Indispensable Chomsky, edited by Peter R. Mitchell and John Schoeffel

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Understanding Power : the Indispensable Chomsky
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Understanding Power
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the Indispensable Chomsky
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edited by Peter R. Mitchell and John Schoeffel
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eng
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Noam Chomsky is universally accepted as one of the preeminent public intellectuals of the modern era. Over the past thirty years, broadly diverse audiences have gathered to attend his sold-out lectures. Now, in Understanding Power, Peter Mitchell and John Schoeffel have assembled the best of Chomsky's recent talks on the past, present, and future of the politics of power. In a series of enlightening and wide-ranging discussions, all published here for the first time, Chomsky radically reinterprets the events of the past three decades, covering topics from foreign policy during Vietnam to the de
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Chomsky, Noam
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P85.C47
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U5 2002eb
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  • Mitchell, Peter R
  • Schoeffel, John
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  • Chomsky, Noam
  • Chomsky, Noam
  • Chomsky, Noam
  • Chomsky, Noam
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Political and social views
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  • Entwicklung
  • Internationale Politik
  • Massenmedien
  • Politik
  • Weltordnung
  • USA
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Understanding Power : the Indispensable Chomsky, edited by Peter R. Mitchell and John Schoeffel
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  • Weekend Teach-in : opening session. The achievements of domestic dissidence ; The U.S. network of terrorist mercenary states ; Overthrowing Third World governments ; Government secrecy ; The media : an institutional analysis ; Testing the "propaganda model" ; The media and elite opinion ; Filters on reporting ; Honest subordination ; "Fight it better" : the media and the Vietnam War -- Teach-in : over coffee. "Containing" the Soviet Union in the cold war ; Orwell's world and ours ; Contemporary poverty ; Religious fanaticism ; "The real anti-semitism" ; Ronald Reagan and the future of democracy ; Two new factors in world affairs ; Democracy under capitalism ; The empire ; Change and the future -- Teach-in : evening. The military-industrial complex ; The permanent war economy ; Libyan and American terrorism ; The U.S. and the U.N. ; Business, apartheid, and racism ; Winning the Vietnam War ; "Genocide" : the United States and Pol Pot ; Heroes and anti-heroes ; "Anti-intellectualism" ; Spectator sports ; Western European activism and Canada ; Dispelling illusions -- Colloquy. The totalitarian strain ; A Lithuania hypothetical ; Perpetuating brainwashing under freedom ; Journalism LeMoyne-style : a sample of the cynical aspect ; Rethinking Watergate ; Escaping indoctrination ; Understanding the Middle East conflict ; The threat of peace ; Water and the occupied territories ; Imperial ambitions and the Arab threat ; Prospects for the Palestinians ; Legitimacy in history ; Qualifications to speak on world affairs : a presidential campaign -- Ruling the world. Soviet versus western economic development ; Supporting terror ; "People's Democratic Socialist Republics" ; The organ trade ; The real crime of Cuba ; Panama and popular invasions ; Muslims and U.S. foreign policy ; Haiti : disturbance at an export platform ; Texaco and the Spanish revolution ; Averting democracy in Italy ; P.R. in Somalia ; The Gulf War ; Bosnia : intervention questions ; Toying with India ; The Oslo agreement and imperialist revival
  • Community activists. Discussion circle ; The early peace movement and a change in the 1970s ; The nuclear freeze movement ; Awareness and actions ; Leaders and movements ; Levels of change ; Non-violence ; Transcending capitalism ; The kibbutz experiment ; "Anarchism" and "libertarianism" ; Articulating visions ; "Want" creation ; Dissidents : ignored or vilified ; Teaching about resistance ; Isolation ; Science and human nature ; Charlatans in the sciences ; Adam Smith : real and fake ; The computer and the crowbar -- Intellectuals and social change. The Leninist/capitalist intelligentsia ; Marxist "theory" and intellectual fakery ; Ideological control in the sciences and humanities ; The function of the schools ; Subtler methods of control ; Cruder methods of control ; The fate of an honest intellectual ; Forging working-class culture ; The fraud of modern economics ; The real market ; Automation ; A revolutionary change in moral values -- Popular struggle. Discovering new forms of oppression ; Freedom of speech ; Negative and positive freedoms ; Cyberspace and activism ; "Free trade" agreements ; Defense department funding and "clean money" ; The favored state and enemy states ; Canada's media ; Should Quebec separate from Canada? ; Deciphering "China" ; Indonesia's killing fields : U.S.-backed genocide in East Timor ; Mass murderers at Harvard ; Changes in Indonesia ; Nuclear proliferation and North Korea ; The Samson options ; The lot of the Palestinians ; P.L.O. ambitions ; The nation-state system -- Movement organizing. The movie Manufacturing Consent ; Media activism ; Self-destruction of the U.S. left ; Popular education ; Third-party politics ; Boycotts ; "A praxis" ; The war on unions ; Inner-city schools ; Defending the welfare state ; Pension funds and the law ; Conspiracy theories ; The decision to get involved ; "Human nature is corrupt" ; Discovering morality ; Abortion ; Moral values -- Turning point. Bringing the third world home ; Welfare : the pea and the mountain ; Crime control and "superfluous" people ; Violence and repression ; International capital : the new imperial age ; The fairy tale economy ; Building international unions ; Initial moves and the coming crisis ; Elite planning : slipping out of hand ; Disturbed populations stirring ; The verge of Fascism ; The future of history
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Understanding Power : the Indispensable Chomsky, edited by Peter R. Mitchell and John Schoeffel
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Contents
  • Weekend Teach-in : opening session. The achievements of domestic dissidence ; The U.S. network of terrorist mercenary states ; Overthrowing Third World governments ; Government secrecy ; The media : an institutional analysis ; Testing the "propaganda model" ; The media and elite opinion ; Filters on reporting ; Honest subordination ; "Fight it better" : the media and the Vietnam War -- Teach-in : over coffee. "Containing" the Soviet Union in the cold war ; Orwell's world and ours ; Contemporary poverty ; Religious fanaticism ; "The real anti-semitism" ; Ronald Reagan and the future of democracy ; Two new factors in world affairs ; Democracy under capitalism ; The empire ; Change and the future -- Teach-in : evening. The military-industrial complex ; The permanent war economy ; Libyan and American terrorism ; The U.S. and the U.N. ; Business, apartheid, and racism ; Winning the Vietnam War ; "Genocide" : the United States and Pol Pot ; Heroes and anti-heroes ; "Anti-intellectualism" ; Spectator sports ; Western European activism and Canada ; Dispelling illusions -- Colloquy. The totalitarian strain ; A Lithuania hypothetical ; Perpetuating brainwashing under freedom ; Journalism LeMoyne-style : a sample of the cynical aspect ; Rethinking Watergate ; Escaping indoctrination ; Understanding the Middle East conflict ; The threat of peace ; Water and the occupied territories ; Imperial ambitions and the Arab threat ; Prospects for the Palestinians ; Legitimacy in history ; Qualifications to speak on world affairs : a presidential campaign -- Ruling the world. Soviet versus western economic development ; Supporting terror ; "People's Democratic Socialist Republics" ; The organ trade ; The real crime of Cuba ; Panama and popular invasions ; Muslims and U.S. foreign policy ; Haiti : disturbance at an export platform ; Texaco and the Spanish revolution ; Averting democracy in Italy ; P.R. in Somalia ; The Gulf War ; Bosnia : intervention questions ; Toying with India ; The Oslo agreement and imperialist revival
  • Community activists. Discussion circle ; The early peace movement and a change in the 1970s ; The nuclear freeze movement ; Awareness and actions ; Leaders and movements ; Levels of change ; Non-violence ; Transcending capitalism ; The kibbutz experiment ; "Anarchism" and "libertarianism" ; Articulating visions ; "Want" creation ; Dissidents : ignored or vilified ; Teaching about resistance ; Isolation ; Science and human nature ; Charlatans in the sciences ; Adam Smith : real and fake ; The computer and the crowbar -- Intellectuals and social change. The Leninist/capitalist intelligentsia ; Marxist "theory" and intellectual fakery ; Ideological control in the sciences and humanities ; The function of the schools ; Subtler methods of control ; Cruder methods of control ; The fate of an honest intellectual ; Forging working-class culture ; The fraud of modern economics ; The real market ; Automation ; A revolutionary change in moral values -- Popular struggle. Discovering new forms of oppression ; Freedom of speech ; Negative and positive freedoms ; Cyberspace and activism ; "Free trade" agreements ; Defense department funding and "clean money" ; The favored state and enemy states ; Canada's media ; Should Quebec separate from Canada? ; Deciphering "China" ; Indonesia's killing fields : U.S.-backed genocide in East Timor ; Mass murderers at Harvard ; Changes in Indonesia ; Nuclear proliferation and North Korea ; The Samson options ; The lot of the Palestinians ; P.L.O. ambitions ; The nation-state system -- Movement organizing. The movie Manufacturing Consent ; Media activism ; Self-destruction of the U.S. left ; Popular education ; Third-party politics ; Boycotts ; "A praxis" ; The war on unions ; Inner-city schools ; Defending the welfare state ; Pension funds and the law ; Conspiracy theories ; The decision to get involved ; "Human nature is corrupt" ; Discovering morality ; Abortion ; Moral values -- Turning point. Bringing the third world home ; Welfare : the pea and the mountain ; Crime control and "superfluous" people ; Violence and repression ; International capital : the new imperial age ; The fairy tale economy ; Building international unions ; Initial moves and the coming crisis ; Elite planning : slipping out of hand ; Disturbed populations stirring ; The verge of Fascism ; The future of history
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746317689
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