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The U.S., Colombia and Human Rights Doublespeak

Dan Kovalik | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

Critical to the U.S.'s ability to get away with its backing of monstrous crimes is the Orwellian nature of U.S. government rhetoric about "democracy" and "human rights," and the main stream press's eagerness to parrot this rhetoric and selectively report upon human rights abuses.

Günther Witzany: Modern Synthesis "Must Be Replaced," Communication Key to Evolution

Suzan Mazur | Posted 08.07.2015 | Science
Suzan Mazur

Günther Witzany received his PhD in philosophy from Ludwig Maximilans University in Munich for his thesis on "the foundation of ethical norms and implementation in personal life forms."

Peter Saunders Sorts Out Confusion Over "Epigenetics"

Suzan Mazur | Posted 07.15.2015 | Science
Suzan Mazur

One of Peter Saunders' principal research interests is explaining the properties of complex nonlinear systems, and he's long been a critic of the Modern Synthesis.

Adrian Bejan: "Growth Is Not Evolution"

Suzan Mazur | Posted 06.17.2015 | Science
Suzan Mazur

Watching physicist Adrian Bejan as he demonstrates how snowflakes form tells you two things. One, he's not just a scientist. The confidence and balance he projects as he draws are a give-away to his training as an artist and as an athlete. And two, that there is a certain predictability to each snowflake.

Zach Carter

Noam Chomsky: Obama Trade Deal A 'Neoliberal Assault' To Further Corporate 'Domination' | Zach Carter | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The Obama administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is an "assault," on working people intended to further corporate "domination," accordi...

Zach Carter

House Democrats Leave Pacific Trade Deal Twisting In The Wind | Zach Carter | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats balked Thursday at a bill designed to clear congressional hurdles for President Barack Obama's controversial Trans-Pacif...

Zach Carter

Noam Chomsky: U.S. Politics Are Now 'Pure Savagery' | Zach Carter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Author and activist Noam Chomsky said that the congressional controversy over extending unemployment benefits is evidence that American politics has d...

Ryan Grim

Chomsky: Syria Strike Would Be 'War Crime' With Or Without Congressional Sign-Off | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A U.S.-led attack on Syria without United Nations support would be a war crime regardless of congressional approval, Noam Chomsky, the a...

Who Owns the World? Noam Chomsky on Why Democrats and Republicans Refuse to Discuss Key Global Issues

Democracy Now! | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Democracy Now!

Chomsky examined topics largely ignored or glossed over during the campaign -- from China to the Arab Spring, to global warming. He notes that the rest of the world sees Israel as the Middle East's most dangerous nuclear threat, not Iran.

A Conversation With Noam Chomsky

Michael Nevradakis | Posted 12.22.2012 | World
Michael Nevradakis

Noam Chomsky, who in six decades of teaching, writing, and activism, has not hesitated to express his opinion on such matters, takes a different view than others towards Greece.

Noam Chomsky Embarrassed by George Monbiot

Ben Cohen | Posted 07.31.2012 | Media
Ben Cohen

I was extremely saddened to see a bad tempered back and forth between two important intellectual figures, Noam Chomsky and George Monbiot, over an article written by Monbiot on the definition of genocide.

Osama Bin Laden: The Aftermath

Hisham Wyne | Posted 07.18.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

Over a couple of weeks have transpired since the assassination of the purported rock star of the Al Qaeda world. The champagne has been guzzled, and t...

Noam Chomsky Will Deliver Israel Speech Via Videoconference

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

After being denied entry to Israel Sunday, left-wing activist and MIT professor Noam Chomsky will give his speech at Birzeit University in the West Ba...

Noam Chomsky Banned At Guantanamo

The Boston Herald | Carol Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- Professor Noam Chomsky may be among America's most enduring anti-war activists. But the leftist intellectual's antho...

My Interview With Noam Chomsky on the Economy

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ben Cohen

Noam Chomsky's encyclopedic knowledge of political, philosophical and economic issues is simply breathtaking, as is his ability to break complex subjects down to their rawest essentials.

Obama Shares Bush's Goals in Foreign Policy

Hossein Derakhshan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hossein Derakhshan

While Obama objects to military intervention, he is, like Bush, a big supporter of the kind of activity that NED is doing -- and interestingly enough, more avidly than Bush.