Still Manufacturing Consent: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

19 June 2019 — FAIR

by Alan MacLeod

Alan MacLeod interviewed Noam Chomsky via Skype on March 13, 2018, for MacLeod’s new book Propaganda in the Information Age: Still Manufacturing Consent. They discussed the origins of the classic work of media criticism (co-authored with Edward Herman) Manufacturing Consent, the role of that book’s “propaganda model” today, Google and Facebook, Donald Trump and Russia, fake news and Syria. This is a lightly edited transcript.

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Media Lens: Noam Chomsky And The BBC: A Brief Comparison

10 October 2017 — Media Lens

A recent interview with 88-year-old Noam Chomsky once again demonstrates just how insightful he is in providing rational analysis of Western power and the suffering it generates. By contrast, anyone relying on BBC News receives a power-friendly view of the world, systematically distorted in a way that allows the state and private interests to pursue business as usual.

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Chomsky, BDS And The Jewish Left Paradigm By Gilad Atzmon

8 July 2014 — Gilad Atzmon

ChomskyIn his latest article in The Nation, Noam Chomsky selectively cherry picks the facts that fit his preferred narrative, while ignoring and disguising relevant details that contradict his thesis.  One would expect an academic of Chomsky’s stature to perform at a much higher standard of intellectual integrity. 

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Information Clearing House 8 September 2013: These False Flags Were Used To Start A War

8 September 2013 — Information Clearing House

Assad: Syria’s Allies Will Retaliate in Response to US Strike

By Reuters

President Bashar Assad warned that if there was a military strike by the United States on his country, there would be retaliation by those aligned with Syria.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36161.htm

 

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Noam Chomsky is in Denial About 9/11 By Mark H Gaffney

21 July 2013 — Information Clearing House

During a recent interview on Democracy Now, Noam Chomsky stated that he believes Osama bin Laden was probably behind the attacks of September 11, 2001.i The statement was curious because in earlier interviews Chomsky described the evidence against bin Laden as thin to nonexistent,ii which was accurate and, no doubt, explains why the US Department of Justice never indicted bin Laden for the 9/11 attacks.

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America Is Running the World’s Largest Terrorist Operation

20 June 2013 — Washington’s Blog

Leading liberal Noam Chomsky said yesterday:

The Obama administration is dedicated to increasing terrorism. In fact, it’s doing it all over the world. Obama is running the biggest terrorist operation that exists, maybe in history: the drone assassination campaigns, which are just part of it […] All of these operations, they are terror operations. Continue reading

ICH 21 June 2013: Chomsky: Obama Is ‘Running Biggest Terrorist Operation”

21 June 2013 — Information Clearing House

Exclusive: U.S. Secretly Providing Training For Syrian Rebels

By David S. Cloud and Raja Abdulrahim

Since late last year, CIA and U.S. military operatives have been teaching Syrian rebels how to use anti-tank and anti-aircraft guns at bases in Jordan and Turkey, according to U.S. and rebel sources. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35379.htm

 

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‘Made in Gaza’: Breaking the siege By Eric Walberg

11 June 2013 — Eric Walberg

The builders of Gaza’s Ark hope to bring Gazan goods to the world. The latest plan to try to break the illegal siege of Gaza, according to organizer Michael Coleman at Sunday’s press conference in the port of Gaza, is to refurbish their very second-hand fishing boat, fill it with Gazan products (date products, embroidery, craft items and more) and sail to another Mediterranean port, like any normal exporter.

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Blood on the Streets of London: Who will Protect us from the Real Extremists? By Colin Todhunter

24 May, 2013 — Global Research

Two men armed with knives and gun(s) apparently hack to death an off-duty soldier outside an army barracks in Woolwich, London. As the soldier lies dead or dying in the road, one of the alleged attackers approaches a man filming the scene on his mobile phone and makes a political speech about the British state’s role in killing Muslims in foreign countries.

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Beyond Theory – the Practice of Building Socialism in Latin America By Jorge Capelan & Toni Solo

15 May, 2013 — Global Research – Tortilla con sal

In the interest of sharing diversity of opinions and promoting an atmosphere of exchange and critique, we bring to the attention of our readers the following text by Jorge Capelán and Toni Solo.

This text is in response to a Global Research entitled The Pink Tide in Latin America: An Alliance Between Local Capital and Socialism? , Mahdi Darius Nazemroya, May 03, 2013

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Imperialism, The Cold War, and the Contradictions of Decolonization By Anthony Mustacich

12 May, 2013 — Global Research

The Second World War had devastated the colonial empires of Western Europe, leaving the United States as the capitalist world’s undisputed superpower. At the same time, the war demolished the colonial system that had defined the imperialist era up until that point, giving rise to a new stage of imperialism called neo-colonialism.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 10 May 2013

10 May 2013 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Non-violent protester shot in head by Israeli troops; 4 others wounded
IMEMC – 21-year old Ibrahim Awad was shot in the head at close range by a plastic-coated steel bullet fired by Israeli forces at a protest in Beit Ummar, in the southern part of the West Bank. A journalist was wounded in Bil’in and three were injured by pepper spray in al-Walaja, near Bethlehem. …

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ICH 24 April 2013: Does Boston Bombing = Drone Strike?

24 April 2013  Information Clearing House


Iran: How the West Missed a Chance to Make Peace With Iran

By Peter Oborne

Peter Oborne shows how the West turned down a precious opportunity to resolve the Iranian nuclear crisis eight years ago, and argues that it is western rather than Iranian intransigence that prevents a deal being struck today.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34723.htm

 

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ICH 6 April 2013: Moscow Slams UN ‘Maneuvering’ on Syria Chemical Attack Probe

6 April 2013   — Information Clearing House


Behind the North Korean Crisis

By Dennis J. Bernstein

All we see is media reporting that singularly ascribes blame to North Korea, which is portrayed as a kind of unquestionable evil, so what the U.S. is doing in response to the supposed provocation seems eminently justified.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34531.htm

 

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