Noam Chomsky
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Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston. A member of the American Academy of Science, he has published widely in both linguistics and current affairs. His books include At War with Asia, Towards a New Cold War, Fateful Triangle: The U. S., Israel and the Palestinians, Necessary Illusions, Hegemony or Survival, Deterring Democracy, Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy and Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media.
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    • Understanding Power

    • The Indispensable Chomsky
    • By: Noam Chomsky, Peter R. Mitchell (editor), John Schoeffel (editor)
    • Narrated by: Robin Bloodworth
    • Length: 22 hrs and 12 mins
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    Noam Chomsky is universally accepted as one of the preeminent public intellectuals of the modern era....

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    • Current times demand you get this into your head.

    • By Senor Comatoso on 08-12-15

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    • Who Rules the World?

    • By: Noam Chomsky
    • Narrated by: Brian Jones
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
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    Noam Chomsky argues that the United States, through its military-first policies and its unstinting devotion to maintaining a world-spanning empire, is risking catastrophe....

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    • Very Informative

    • By Kristopher on 07-28-16

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    • On Anarchism

    • By: Noam Chomsky, Nathan Schneider (introduction)
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
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    In these essays, Chomsky redeems one of the most maligned ideologies, anarchism, and places it at the foundation of his political thinking....

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    • Hit and Miss

    • By Jacob King on 06-18-14

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    • Requiem for the American Dream

    • The Principles of Concentrated Wealth and Power
    • By: Noam Chomsky
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
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    Noam Chomsky is widely regarded as the most influential thinker of our time, but never before has he devoted a major book to one topic: income inequality....

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    • Documents how US plutocracy oppresses citizens

    • By BruceK on 04-14-17

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    • The Essential Chomsky

    • By: Noam Chomsky, Anthony Arnove (editor)
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 22 hrs and 25 mins
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    In a single volume, the seminal writings of the world's leading philosopher, linguist, and critic, published to coincide with his 80th birthday....

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    • Hard to listen to after the first hour

    • By Thomas Dargan on 05-02-16

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    • Profit Over People

    • Neoliberalism & Global Order
    • By: Noam Chomsky
    • Narrated by: Brian Jones
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
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    In Profit Over People, Chomsky reveals the roots of the present crisis, tracing the history of neoliberalism....

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    • Eye Opener

    • By Maxwell Boyle on 12-24-16

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    • What Kind of Creatures Are We?

    • By: Noam Chomsky
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
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    Noam Chomsky is known and admired for being the founder of modern linguistics, one of the founders of the field of cognitive science, and perhaps the most avidly read political theorist and commentator of our time. In these lectures, he presents a lifetime of philosophical reflection....

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    • Fateful Triangle

    • The United States, Israel, and the Palestinians (Updated Edition)
    • By: Noam Chomsky
    • Narrated by: Brian Jones
    • Length: 30 hrs and 5 mins
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    From its establishment to the present day, Israel has enjoyed a special position in the American roster of international friends. In Fateful Triangle, Noam Chomsky explores....

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    • Ethical Right to the Point

    • By Leaflady on 09-23-15
    • The United States, Israel, and the Palestinians (Updated Edition)
    • By: Noam Chomsky
    • Narrated by: Brian Jones
    • Length: 30 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 07-28-15
    • 4 out of 5 stars 39 ratings

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    • Failed States

    • The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy
    • By: Noam Chomsky
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
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    The United States has repeatedly asserted its right to intervene militarily against "failed states" around the globe....

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    • Incredible and Unforgettable

    • By Todd on 11-28-08
    • The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy
    • By: Noam Chomsky
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 03-28-06
    • 4 out of 5 stars 369 ratings

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    • On Language

    • Chomsky's Classic Works 'Language and Responsibility' and 'Reflections on Language'
    • By: Noam Chomsky, Mitsou Ronat
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
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    Described by the New York Times as "arguably the most important intellectual alive," Noam Chomsky is known throughout the world for his highly influential writings on language and politics....

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    • By Commuting Learner on 09-19-16

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