Noam Chomsky on Iran
Posted on Jun 29, 2010
It’s a short one this morning, class, so pay close attention: Noam Chomsky sounds off on the Iranian threat, Fox makes stuff up about the oil spill, some nutty professor is claiming Jesus was never crucified and trouble in Israeli academia.
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Education minister vows to punish Israeli professors who back academic boycott
Gideon Sa’ar says government will act during the summer against academics who joined call for Israel boycott.
Jesus Wasn’t Crucified?
Jesus may not have died nailed to the cross because there is no evidence that the Romans crucified prisoners two thousand years ago, a scholar has claimed.
Chomsky: The Iranian Threat
The dire threat of Iran is widely recognized to be the most serious foreign policy crisis facing the Obama administration.
Fox News is BP oil spill misinformation clearinghouse
Media Matters for America has compiled a list of myths and falsehoods about the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, all of which have been pushed by Fox News.