Noam Chomsky


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United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928)

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In ``Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times,'' Japan-based documentarian John Junkerman follows Chomsky on East and West Coast speaking tours he made during the first half of last year, and conducts an extensive interview with the 74-year-old professor in his Cambridge, Mass.
See also Noam Chomsky, "What We Say Goes: The Middle East and the New World Order," Z Magazine, May 1991; and Patrick Tyler, "U.
With almost everyone ranging from Joe Lieberman to Noam Chomsky eager to defeat Bush, the Democratic nominee ought to have a chance.
Jensen's cohorts in kick-starting the antisanctions movement were intifada-supporting professor Edward Said, "people's historian" Howard Zinn, and Noam Chomsky, a man who has rarely met a foreign policy he couldn't describe as "genocide.
The recent Canadian documentary Manufacturing Consent provided fans of linguist, political philosopher, and media scourge Noam Chomsky with a special treat: the chance to see the man not only on television but on a shopping mall's multiscreen video wall chocks, block with George Bush and the mass-media crew.
To justify its compromised position, Rage Against the Machine drags Noam Chomsky into the debate, making the twisted analogy that Chomsky wouldn't object to Barnes & Noble--a big, bad company--selling his books, because that's where people buy books.
Chronicles of Dissent: Interviews with Noam Chomsky by David Barsamlan (Boston, MA: South End Press, 1992); 398 pp.
New world of indigenous resistance; Noam Chomsky and voices from North, South, and Central America.
Rather than accepting a spot on the dais as the disloyal opposition, Robbins should step aside and allow Noam Chomsky, Richard Falk, or Howard Zinn to speak from a sounder stance.
I feel I am an exile here," wrote Herman Melville, a line that continues to resonate with figures as disparate as the Christian right's Paul Weyrich and the far left's Noam Chomsky.
Alterman cites the increasing oligopolization of the media, and he goes over much of the ground plowed by Ben Bagdikian, Noam Chomsky, Robert W.
Many of the papers were written in response to Honderich, so the main focus is on whether Palestinian terrorism is justified, but other essays, for example the one by Noam Chomsky, focus on wider issues of terrorism, including state-terrorism by the United States and Israel.
As Noam Chomsky has noted, Kennan was quite jaundiced about the need to align the United States with freedom.
of East Anglia) explains that Noam Chomsky has changed the landscape in which scientists and the public think about thinking.
The New Intifada: Resisting Israel's Apartheid edited by Roane Carey, with an introduction by Noam Chomsky Verso Books.