Class Warfare: Interviews With David Barsamian

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Consortium Book Sales & Dist, 1996 - Political Science - 185 pages
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Continuing his bestselling interviews with David Barsamian, CHomsky provides a road map to the concentration of corporate power. Amidst a devastating sketch of the ongoning destruction of civil society, Class Warfare unearths a cause for optimism in the ongoing struggle for human freedom. National ads/media.

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User Review  - Chris Lutz - Goodreads

Noam Chomsky has a way of speaking about politics that's very plain and clear and direct which stands in stark contrast to the vast majority of political wordsmiths and which does him a great amount of good here, while occasionally leaving a few things to be desired. Read full review

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User Review  - Vikas Lather - Goodreads

I learn one thing from this book; reading, listening and watching Chomsky cannot be boring Read full review

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The Federal Reserve Board
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About the author (1996)

Noam Avram Chomsky was born December 7, 1928, in Philadelphia. Son of a Russian emigrant who was a Hebrew scholar, Chomsky was exposed at a young age to the study of language and principles of grammar. During the 1940s, he began developing socialist political leanings through his encounters with the New York Jewish intellectual community. Chomsky received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied linguistics, mathematics, and philosophy. He conducted much of his research at Harvard University. In 1955, he began teaching at MIT, eventually holding the Ferrari P. Ward Chair of Modern Language and Linguistics. Today Chomsky is highly regarded as both one of America's most prominent linguists and most notorious social critics and political activists. His academic reputation began with the publication of Syntactic Structures in 1957. Within a decade, he became known as an outspoken intellectual opponent of the Vietnam War. Chomsky has written many books on the links between language, human creativity, and intelligence, including Language and Mind (1967) and Knowledge of Language: Its Nature, Origin, and Use (1985). He also has written dozens of political analyses, including Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media (1988), Chronicles of Dissent (1992), and The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many (1993).

David Barsamian is the director of Alternative Radio in Boulder, Colorado. He is the author of numerous books, including Targeting Iran and What We Say Goes (with Noam Chomsky).

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