Articles tagged noam chomsky

Systemic and Subjective: The Violence of ‘The International’ and the Global Financial Order

The weapons deals in The International and the back-door negotiations between corporate lobbies and Congress are two sides of the same coin; both use overwhelming systemic violence to further their ends.

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Killing Osama bin Laden and David Mamet’s Special Ops Drama, ‘The Unit’

Viewing the world through a haze of vaguely remembered TV shows, tough-guy dialogue and TV jingles, the news about Osama bin Laden’s death quickly turned thoughts to The Unit, the TV series created by once-great writer David Mamet.

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Betty Boop and Bimbo Get Into a Sexual Tangle in ‘Barnacle Bill’

The Fleischer Studios' Betty Boop cartoon Barnacle Bill embraces the pleasures of the perpetrator far more than the fate of the victim, where a cute cartoon pup gets to be a sexual predator and stoke our prurient interest in the 'joy of punishment'.

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Paul Robeson: A Resonant Voice That Will Never Be Fully Silenced

Modern day 'political' celebrities can't hold a candle to Paul Robeson, who always flaunted his politics even when it was perhaps most dangerous to do so.

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8 Dec 2008 // 3:02 AM

In Prison My Whole Life

In Prison My Whole Life works through the contexts and details of Mumia Abu Jamal's experience, connecting it to other moments in recent American history.

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7 Jan 2008 // 3:15 AM

Lake of Fire

Simultaneously elegant and harrowing, shot in grainy black and white, the film's gorgeous visual compositions are contrasted with some brutal subject matter.

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Fading to Grey: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky has peered into the abyss of the future with the eye of a true skeptic. And being the intellectual he is I am sure that he has revelled in the abyss staring back at him in an equally skeptical manner.

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8 Jul 2007 // 9:59 PM

A People’s Historian

Howard Zinn: You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train serves as an important reminder to anyone academia-minded that professional advancement and the goals of education do not always converge.

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Aristide and the Endless Revolution (2005)

This documentary consistently utilizes Aristide as a prism through which to glimpse the horrifying contradictions and turbulences that suffuse Haitian society.fr

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Noam Chomsky: Rebel Without a Pause: Noam Chomsky, Carol Chomsky - PopMatters Film Review
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Noam Chomsky is also a walking primer on how to be a public intellectual.

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7 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Corporation (2004)

The film argues that today, corporations are the planet's dominant institution, such that their welfare, as individuals, takes precedence over all else.

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15 Jul 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Corporation (2004)

The film argues that today, corporations are the planet's dominant institution, such that their welfare, as individuals, takes precedence over all else.

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Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance by Noam Chomsky

The world did not suddenly become extraordinarily dangerous on September 11, 2001. What has changed since then is the reinterpretation of basic terms now being used to justify US policies.

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26 Dec 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Noam Chomsky: The New War on Terrorism: Fact and Fiction

EXTRA chomskynoam-newwar.jpg Note: Out of curiosity, I wrote Chomsky an email asking if any events of the past 13 months have surprised him or changed

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	Noam Chomsky: Free Market Fantasies:  Capitalism in the Real World

The Soviet challenge is gone. Socialism has been discredited by tyranny. The economy has expanded for an entire decade. Stock values continue to exceed all

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Blood and Thunder: Entering the Echo Chamber

// Sound Affects

"In an age where writers regularly churn out "content" at dizzying speeds, truly great music makes a writer slow down and take time to reflect.

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