The linguist and activist offers blunt assessment of the administration's foreign policy as the president conducts his first Asian tour.
John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev avoided nuclear war in 1962. Whether Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will do so remains a question.
Without the investigation—and how it is forcing the president to play defense—the Trump agenda might be closer to full realization.
In the second part of their recent conversation, the renowned intellectual (left) tells the Truthdig columnist how the banking, fossil fuel and tech sectors profit from taxpayer dollars.
In the first of a two-part conversation, the two intellectuals discuss the shift in the U.S. and U.K. in the late 1970s toward neoliberalism, an ideology that Chomsky (pictured) says claims to increase freedom while actually increasing tyranny.
"There's probably worse to come, as further blows to working people are authorized by the Trump/Roberts [Supreme Court]," the renowned thinker said recently.
The acclaimed political critic and philosopher delves into a number of pressing subjects in a special hour-long talk with Amy Goodman on Democracy Now!