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Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is the author of numerous bestselling political works. A professor of linguistics and philosophy at MIT, he is widely credited with having revolutionized modern linguistics. He lives outside Boston, Massachusetts.



Noam Chomsky, Who Rules the World?: Reframings. Kindle Edition 2016.

Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk, Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe. Seven Stories Press 2013.

Noam Chomsky and Andre Vltchek, On Western Terrorism: From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare. Pluto Press 2013.

Noam Chomsky and Ilan Pappé, Gaza in Crisis: Reflections on Israel's War Aganist the Palestinians. Edited by Frank Barat. Hamish Hamilton 2010.

Noam Chomsky, Hopes and Prospects. Hamish Hamilton 2010.

Vicenç Navarro, Entrevista a Noam Chomsky: La situación política en Estados Unidos. Editorial Anagrama 2008.

Robert F. Barsky, The Chomsky Effect: A Radical Works Beyond the Ivory Tower. MIT Press 2007.

Noam Chomsky, What We Say Goes: Conversations on U.S. Power in a Changing World. Interviews with David Barsamian. Penguin Books 2007.

Noam Chomsky, Interventions. Hamish Hamilton 2007.

Noam Chomsky & Gilbert Achcar, Perilous Power: The Middle East & U.S. Foreign Policy. Paradigm Publishers 2007.

Assaf Kfoury (ed.), Inside Lebanon: Journey to a Shattered Land with Noam and Carol Chomsky. Monthly Review Press 2007.

Noam Chomsky, Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy. Metropolitan Books 2006.

Noam Chomsky, Chomsky on Anarchism. Selected and edited by Barry Pateman. AK Press 2005.

James McGilvray (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Chomsky. Cambridge University Press 2005.

Noam Chomsky, Imperial Ambitions: Conversations on the Post-9/11 World. Interviews with David Barsamian. Metropolitan Books 2005.

Noam Chomsky, Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance. Metropolitan Books 2003.

Noam Chomsky, Chomsky on Democracy & Education. Edited by C.P. Otero. RoutledgeFarmer 2003.

Noam Chomsky, The New Military Humanism: Lessons from Kosovo. Pluto Press 1999.

Noam Chomsky, Rethinking Camelot: JFK, the Vietnam War, and US Political Culture. Verso 1993.

Noam Chomsky, Deterring Democracy. Verso 1991.

Noam Chomsky, The Culture of Terrorism. Pluto Press 1988.


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Articles and interviews


Will Organized Human Life Survive? Information Clearing House, 3 October 2018 (video and transcript)

The State of the Empire by Noam Chomsky and Jeremy Scahill, ZNet, 3 October 2018

A Warning Regarding the Blow to Brazilian Democracy and Its Global Consequences by Noam Chomsky and others, Common Dreams, 3 October 2018

I Just Visited Lula, the World’s Most Prominent Political Prisoner. A “Soft Coup” in Brazil’s Election Will Have Global Consequences, The Intercept, 2 October 2018

Flawed Reporting on Antisemitism Claims Against the Labour Party by Noam Chomsky and others, Information Clearing House, 1 October 2018

Chomsky to Brazil: Follow Lula's Ideas to Be Southern Colossus, teleSUR, 21 September 2018

Charges 'Without Merit' - Jeremy Corbyn, Antisemitism, Norman Finkelstein and Noam Chomsky by David Edwards and David Cromwell, Media Lens, 12 September 2018

World Scholars, Artists, Activists Call for Demilitarization of Okinawa by Noam Chomsky, Marjorie Cohn, John Pilger and others,, 9 September 2018

Donald Trump is a Distraction, Information Clearing House, 9 September 2018 (video)

Noam Chomsky on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Growing Split in Democratic Party by Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!/AlterNet, 9 September 2018 (video and transcript)

Noam Chomsky: Hopes and Anxieties in the Age of Trump by Saul Isaacson, Truthout, 24 August 2018

On Taking on the Mobilized Capitalist Class in Elections: an Interview With Noam Chomsky by Daniel Falcone, CounterPunch, 14 August 2018

Chomsky: Mainstream Media Is 'Basically a Joke' Now — And Fox News Is 'State Media' by Amy Goodman, AlterNet, 3 August 2018

Israeli intervention in US elections ‘vastly overwhelms' anything Russia has done, claims Noam Chomsky by Andrew Buncombe, Independent, 1 August 2018

Noam Chomsky: U.S. Must Improve Relations with Russia and Challenge the Expansion of NATO, Democracy Now! 30 July 2018 (audio and transcript)

Noam Chomsky Condemns Israel’s Shift to Far Right & New “Jewish Nation-State” Law, Democracy Now! 30 July 2018 (audio and transcript)

Amid Deadly Israeli Crackdown on Gaza Protests, Chomsky Says U.S. Must End Support for “Murderers”, Democracy Now! 30 July 2018 (audio and transcript)

Noam Chomsky: Survival of Organized Human Life is at Risk Due to Climate Change & Nuclear Weapons, Democracy Now! 30 July 2018 (audio and transcript)

“Brutal and Sadistic”: Noam Chomsky on Family Separation & the U.S. Roots of Today's Refugee Crisis, Democracy Now! 27 July 2018 (audio and transcript)

Noam Chomsky on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's “Spectacular” Victory & Growing Split in Democratic Party, Democracy Now! 27 July 2018 (audio and transcript)

Noam Chomsky on Mass Media Obsession with Russia & the Stories Not Being Covered in the Trump Era, Democracy Now! 27 July 2018 (audio and transcript)

Chomsky Criticizes “Autocratic” Nicaraguan Government, Urges Ortega to Call for New Elections, Democracy Now! 27 July 2018 (audio and transcript)

Chomsky, Prashad, Hedges and Other Leading Intellectuals: Denuclearize the Middle East, Common Dreams, 26 July 2018

The Resurgence of Political Authoritarianism: An Interview With Noam Chomsky by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 25 July 2018

A Call to Ease Tensions Between the Nuclear Superpowers by Phyllis Bennis, Noam Chomsky and others,, 11 July 2018

The Anatomy of Trumpocracy: An Interview With Noam Chomsky by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 28 June 2018

Noam Chomsky: 'The growth of right-wing forces is ominous' by Jipson John and Jitheese P.M. Frontline, 22 June 2018 Print Edition

Noam Chomsky on Fascism, Showmanship and Democrats' Hypocrisy in the Trump Era by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 20 June 2018

Noam Chomsky Explains Exactly What's Wrong with Libertarianism by Michael S. Wilson, AlterNet, 6 June 2018

Noam Chomsky: Building Spaces of Resistance by Jeffrey Wilson and Eliseu Gouveia, Truthout, 31 May 2018

Noam Chomsky on Donald Trump and the "Me First" Doctrine by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 24 May 2018

Noam Chomsky - Best Speech In 2018, YouTube, 20 May 2018 (video)

The Fate of Humanity, YouTube, 14 May 2018 (video)

A Brief Chat With Noam Chomsky by Dan Brook, Truthout, 11 May 2018

Political Awareness Committee Student Organization Speaker: Noam Chomsky, St. Olaf College, 4 May 2018 (video)

"A Complete Disaster": Noam Chomsky on Trump and the Future of US Politics by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 24 April 2018

In First Joint Appearance, Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg to Talk Nuclear War by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 24 April 2018

Noam Chomsky among signatories on letter calling for release of Catalan political prisoners, The National, 20 April 2018

Here Are 7 Brilliant Insights From Noam Chomsky on American Empire by Laura Gottesdiener, AlterNet, 14 April 2018

Here's What Happened When Professional Atheist Sam Harris Tried -- and Failed -- to Embarrass Noam Chomsky by Denny Taylor, AlterNet, 14 April 2018

Breaking the Silence: THE ISOLATION OF JULIAN ASSANGE IS THE SILENCING OF US ALL by Noam Chmsky, John Pilger and others., 1 April 2018

On the Populist Groundswell, the Future of Humanity, and More by Noam Chomsky and Lynn Parramore, ZNet, 22 March 2018

Chomsky on the Middle East by Fariba Pajooh, LobeLog, 19 March 2018

Best of TomDispatch: Noam Chomsky, Why National Security Has Nothing to Do With Security,, 11 March 2018

Noam Chomsky and Danny Glover Condemn U.S. and Canada Over Venezuela Sanctions by April M. Short, AlterNet, 11 March 2018

Trump's America: Weaker, divided & losing international prestige – Chomsky to RT, 2 March 2018 (text and video)

Special Interview: Noam Chomsky, teleSUR, 16 February 2018 (video)

Noam Chomsky on 'Humanitarian Intervention' and Imperialism, teleSUR, 14 February 2018 (text and video)

Noam Chomsky in Conversation with Amy Goodman on Trump, Nukes, North Korea, Climate Change & Syria, Democracy Now! 25 December 2017 (video and transcript)

Jeremy Corbyn and Noam Chomsky win peace prize amid media silence, RT, 10 December 2017

Noam Chomsky: Antifa is a gift to the far right and US state repression by Maya Oppenheim, Independent, 10 December 2017

Meghan Markle could shake up monarchy, says Noam Chomsky by Robert Booth, The Guardian, 1 December 2017

EU to impose arms embargo on Venezuela, lays basis for sanctions: diplomats by Robin Emmott, Reuters, 8 November 2017

Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin: Breaking Through the Political Barriers to Free Education, Part Three by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 31 October 2017

Imagining Our Way Beyond Neoliberalism: A Dialogue With Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin, Part Two by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 24 October 2017

Noam Chomsky with Edward Snowden & Glenn Greenwald, The Philosophy Times, 20 October 2017 (video)

Blueprint for a Progressive US: A Dialogue With Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 17 October 2017

Noam Chomsky: Trump Has Pushed the Doomsday Clock Dangerously Close to Midnight by Emily Bell, AlterNet, 11 October 2017

Noam Chomsky And The BBC: A Brief Comparison by David Cromwell, Media Lens, 10 October 2017

Tomgram: Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian, A World in Peril,, 3 October 2017

Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe, YouTube, 21 September 2017 (video)

Noam Chomsky: Neoliberalism Is Destroying Our Democracy by Christopher Lydon, Defend Democracy Press, 16 September 2017 (video and transcript)

Noam Chomsky & Lawrence Krauss SPECIAL Dialogue, Cognitive Science/YouTube, 11 September 2017 (video)

6 reasons why Chomsky is wrong about antifa,, 18 August 2017

Noam Chomsky: Antifa is a 'major gift to the Right' by Steven Nelson, Washington Examiner, 17 August 2017

Exclusive: Chomsky, Pilger Slam Trump Threats Against Venezuela, teleSUR, 13 August 2017

Noam Chomsky on How the United States Developed Such a Scandalous Health System by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 3 August 2017

Planting the seeds of the future, ZNet, 20 July 2017

Chomsky says Trump’s scandals are only a distraction to hide what's going on behind the scenes, Business Insider, 19 July 2017 (text and video)

Noam Chomsky: The Left needs to “find common ground” with Evangelical Christians by Charles Derber, Salon, 14 July 2017

How Noam Chomsky Schooled Elon Musk for His 'Neuralink' Brain-Computer Venture by Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet, 11 July 2017

On Contact: Noam Chomsky - Part II by Chris Hedges, RT/YouTube, 9 July 2017

On Trump and the State of the Union by Noam Chomsky and George Yancy, ZNet, 5 July 2017

Noam Chomsky flips the debate about ‘fake news’ on its head, in a room full of Google staff, The Canary, 4 July 2017 (text and video)

Noam Chomsky: America 'May Be the Safest Country in the World,' But Its People Are Paralyzed by Fear by Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet 3 July 2017

Chomsky to RT: ‘US is racing toward the precipice, while the world is trying to save itself’, RT, 2 July 2017 (video and transcript)

George Orwell Reviews We, the Russian Dystopian Novel That Noam Chomsky Considers “More Perceptive” Than Brave New World & 1984 by Josh Jones, Open Culture, 28 June 2017 (text and videos)

Myths of Globalization: Noam Chomsky and Ha-Joon Chang in Conversation by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 22 June 2017

Noam Chomsky: Trump Administration’s Agenda Is Uniquely Cruel, Even for the Far Right by Alexandra Rosenmann, Truthdig, 8 June 2017 (text and video)

The Chomsky Effect With Robert Barsky, Radio Open Source, 8 June 2017 (text and audio)

Neoliberalism Is Destroying Our Democracy, ZNet, 4 June 2017

Noam Chomsky Says Mind-Reading Tech Is Impossible and Dangerous by Dyani Sabin, Inverse Innovation, 3 June 2017

Noam Chomsky on Trump: The Worst Is Yet to Come by Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet, 2 June 2017 (text and video)

American Socrates: The Life and Mind of Noam Chomsky, Radio Open Source, 1 June 2017 (text, audio and video)

Noam Chomsky in Conversation with Amy Goodman on Climate Change, Nukes, Syria, WikiLeaks & More, Democracy Now! 29 May 2017 (video and transcript)

Noam Chomsky at the University of Reading, Bilingualism in the Brain, 24 Nay 2917

Noam Chomsky - Requiem for the American Dream, Ralph Nader Radio Hour, 20 May 2017

Fox News Makes Outrageous Accusation About Noam Chomsky by Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet, 17 May 2017

Noam Chomsky: America Poses a Unique Threat to World Safety by Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet, 16 May 2017

Patti Smith, Edward Snowden, and Noam Chomsky Agree: Trump Must Halt Prosecution Against WikiLeaks by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 15 May 2016

Noam Chomsky: "Every word in the phrase 'Free Trade Agreement' is just false", Actvism/YouTube, 12 May 2017 (video)

In His New Book, Noam Chomsky Takes a Look at Income Inequality, Moyers & Company, 11 May 2017

Here's the moment from yesterday's Newsnight the BBC conveniently edited out (Noam Chomsky interview), The Canary, 11 May 2017 (text and video)

Noam Chomsky: I would vote for Corbyn (extended interview), BBC Newsnight, 10 May 2017 (video)

abour party's future lies with Momentum, says Noam Chomsky by Anushka Asthana, The Guardian, 10 May 2017

Noam Chomsky: Why Trump Is Likely to Care Less About Palestinians Than Any Other President to Precede Him by Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet, 5 May 2017 (text and video)

Chomsky: Like Obama, Trump Is Radically Increasing the Danger of Nuclear War, Democracy Now! 26 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Chomsky on North Korea & Iran: Historical Record Shows U.S. Favors Violence Over Diplomacy, Democracy Now! 26 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Chomsky on Syria: We Must Help Fleeing Refugees & Pursue Diplomatic Settlement, Democracy Now! 26 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Chomsky on the GOP: Has Any Organization Ever Been So Committed to Destruction of Life on Earth? Democracy Now! 26 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Chomsky: CIA Targeting of Julian Assange of WikiLeaks is "Disgraceful Act", Democracy Now! 26 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Noam Chomsky: US Is the "Most Dangerous Country in the World" by Dan Falcone, Truthout, 24 April 2017

Noam Chomsky & Amy Goodman in Conversation, Democracy Now! 24 April 2017 (video)

Noam Chomsky: What Trump's Election Means for Humanity's 'Prospects of Survival' by Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet, 23 April 2017 (text and video)

Noam Chomsky: The Real Effect of the Recent U.S. Bombings in Syria and Afghanistan, Truthdig, 17 April 2017 (video)

Chomsky: Why the Resistance Against Trump Will Continue to Build by Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet, 12 April 2017

When America’s “Progressives” Pay Lip Service to Imperialism. The Anti-War Movement is Dead by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 9 April 2017

Noam Chomsky on Fascism: Could It Happen Here? Democracy Now! 5 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Noam Chomsky on How Businesses Sought to Destroy the Democratic Movements of the 1960s, Democracy Now! 5 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Chomsky: Leftist Latin American Governments Have Failed to Build Sustainable Economies, Democracy Now! 5 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Chomsky: U.S. Is Helping Israel Annex So Much Land, Palestinians Could Have Essentially Nothing, Democracy Now! 5 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Full Interview: Noam Chomsky on Trump's First 75 Days & Much More, Democracy Now! 4 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Noam Chomsky: Trump Administration Is Aiming to Decimate All Programs to Help Working People, Democracy Now! 4 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Extraordinarily Dangerous: Chomsky on How Trump's Threats Toward N. Korea Could Backfire, Democracy Now! 4 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Why Does U.S. Consider Iran the Greatest Threat to Peace, When Rest of World Agrees It's the U.S.? Democracy Now! 4 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Chomsky: With U.S. History of Overthrowing Govts, Outrage over Russian Hacking Claims is Laughable, Democracy Now! 4 April 2017 (video and transcript)

When Scapegoating Immigrants No Longer Works, Would Trump Stage an Attack to Maintain Power? Democracy Now! 4 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Chomsky: It's As If Trump Administration Is Flaunting That U.S. Is Run by Goldman Sachs, Democracy Now! 4 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Chomsky: Why Trump Is Pushing the Doomsday Clock to the Brink of Midnight by David Gibbs, AlterNet, 2 April 2017

Noam Chomsky: Trump's First 100 Days Are Undermining Our Prospects for Survival by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 28 March 2017

Noam Chomsky: If Trump Falters with Supporters, Don't Put 'Aside the Possibility' of a 'Staged or Alleged Terrorist Attack' by Jan Frel. AlterNet, 27 March 2017

Despite Campaign Promises, Trump Set To Outdo Obama On Military Adventurism by

5 Rare and Previously Unpublished Documents from the New Chomsky Archive by Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet, 16 March 2017

Noam Chomsky predicts Donald Trump's administration will cause another financial crash by Rachael Revesz, Independent, 15 March 2017 (text and video)

Noam Chomsky Makes a Prediction for the U.S. Economy No One Can Afford to Dismiss by Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet, 9 March 2017 (text and video)

NOAM CHOMSKY - The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine by Amy Goodman, Al Jazeera/ZVideo, 5 March 2017

You'll Never Think About Mass Media the Same Way Again After Watching This Noam Chomsky Documentary by Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet, 4 March 2017

“Most of the World is Just Collapsing in Laughter” on Claims that Russia Intervened in the US Election, ZNet, 4 March 2017

A Special Supplement: The Responsibility of Intellectuals, The New York Review of Books, 23 Februaty 1967

Truth to Power by Daniel Geary, Jacobin, 23 February 2017

Noam Chomsky’s 'Responsibility of Intellectuals' After 50 Years: It’s an Even Heavier Responsibility Now by Jay Parini, AlterNet, 12 February 2017

Noam Chomsky: Explaining the 'Collapse' That Gave Us Donald Trump by Kenneth Palmer and Richard Yarrow, AlterNet, 26 January 2017

Noam Chomsky on the Long History of US Meddling in Foreign Elections by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 19 January 2017

Noam Chomsky: The Republican Party Is Calling for the Virtual Destruction of the Species, Truthdig, 17 January 2017 (video)

Noam Chomsky: The US Health System Is an "International Scandal" -- and ACA Repeal Will Make It Worse by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 12 January 2017

Trump's America and the New World Order: A Conversation With Noam Chomsky by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 6 January 2017

Noam Chomsky on Russia, the US media, and the stories told to justify American militarism, by Dan Falcone, Politics1660, 5 January 2017

Trump and the Flawed Nature of US Democracy: An Interview With Noam Chomsky by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 5 January 2017

The colossal responsibility of todays's generation, talking with Noam Chomsky, newsPeeks, 4 January 2017

Noam Chomsky: With Trump Election, We Are Now Facing Threats to the Survival of the Human Species, Democracy Now! 2 January 2017 (video and transcript)

The Stakes Are High: An Interview with Noam Chomsky by Paul Mattick, The Brooklyn Rail, December 2016 - January 2017

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