On 14th October 2014, Professor Noam Chomsky answered questions from international journalists at a session about the future of the Israel – Palestine conflict held at the United Nations. The questions covered issues such as US policy in the region, the role of the UN and the rise of The Islamic State (ISIS) amongst others. […]
David Held, Master of University College Durham, talks to Noam Chomsky about his personal development and how he became a political person. How did a linguistics professor become an outspoken political critic and one of the most iconic public intellectuals in the world? In this interview, Noam Chomsky tells his story.
Noam Chomsky visited Google on 8th April and took part in its Talks at Google programme. Rather than giving one uniform talk, Noam Chomsky engaged in a Q&A session replying to the following questions collected form Google users. Noam Chomsky’s Q&A questions: 1. Your early view of the potential abuse of the Internet as a […]
Three years since the start of the Arab revolutions, the region has witnessed a kaleidoscope of dramatic developments ranging from free elections to the violent suppression of change. How would you describe the Arab Spring today? In the past I’ve described it as a “work in progress.” Now, regrettably, the phrase “work in regress” would […]
From The Mosaic Rooms: Professor Noam Chomsky, delivering the 2013 Edward W Said Lecture: ‘Violence and Dignity – Reflections on the Middle East’ at Friends House in London on 18th March 2013. This video shows the full lecture, with introductions by Omar Al-Qattan and Mariam C Said.
Last week the General Assembly of the United Nations voted in favour of recognising Palestine as a non-member observer state. The EU was unable to reach a common position on the issue, with some states voting in favour and others, including Germany and the United Kingdom, abstaining. EUROPP editors Stuart A Brown and Chris Gilson […]
In the first of two interviews with EUROPP editors Stuart A Brown and Chris Gilson, Noam Chomsky discusses technocratic governance in Europe, why the eurozone’s austerity policies are failing to solve the crisis, and the rise of the far-right in countries such as Greece and France. What do you think the use of technocratic governments […]