Crisis and Hope: Theirs and Ours (Noam Chomsky CD)
Author: Noam Chomsky • Introduction by Amy Goodman
Publisher: PM Press/Trade Root
Format: Audio CD
Time: 73 Minutes
Size: 5.5 x 5.5
Subjects: Spoken Word, Politics, Current Events
The talk was sponsored by the Brecht Forum and cosponsors included the Education Ministry of the Riverside Church, Mission and Social Justice Commission of the Riverside Church, Theatre of the Oppressed at the Riverside Church, the Theater of the Oppressed Laboratory, and Bluestockings Books.
More than 2,000 people attended the lecture captured here, in which Chomsky offered a powerful analysis of the current economic crisis and its structural roots, the continuity in U.S. foreign policy under the Barack Obama administration, and the class interests driving U.S. domestic and foreign policy. He also speaks at length about the tradition of worker self-management as a concrete alternative to the business-as-usual approach of corporations and the government during the current crisis. The CD also features an introduction by Amy Goodman.
“A global phenomenon, perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet.”
—New York Times
“The conscience of the American people.”
About Noam Chomsky:
Noam Chomsky is a laureate professor at the University of Arizona and professor emeritus in the MIT Department of Linguistics and Philosophy. His work is widely credited with having revolutionized the field of modern linguistics and Chomsky is one of the foremost critics of U.S. foreign policy. He has published numerous groundbreaking books, articles, and essays on global politics, history, and linguistics. His recent books include Who Rules the World? and Hopes and Prospects.
See and hear author interviews, reviews, and other news on Noam Chomsky's page HERE
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