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Global discontents : conversations on the rising threats to democracy /

by Chomsky, Noam; Barsamian, David.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: American empire project: Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2017Description: 227 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781250146182; 1250146186.Subject(s): Chomsky, Noam -- Political and social views | Chomsky, Noam -- Interviews | Democracy -- United States | World politics -- 21st century | Climatic changes | Income distribution -- United States | International economic relations -- Political aspects | Linguists -- United States -- Interviews | United States -- Politics and government -- 2017-
Contents:
State spying and democracy -- A tour of the Middle East -- Power systems do not give gifts -- ISIS, the Kurds, and Turkey -- Living memory -- Fearmongering -- Alliances and control -- The roots of conflicts -- Toward a better society -- Elections and voting -- Crises and organizing -- The Trump presidency.
Summary: These twelve interviews conducted from 2013 to 2016 examine: the devastation of Syria, the reach of state surveillance, growing anger over economic inequality, the place of religion in American political culture, and the bitterly contested 2016 U.S. presidential election. In accompanying personal reflections on his Philadelphia childhood and his eighty-seventh birthday, Chomsky also describes his own intellectual journey.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-214) and index.

State spying and democracy -- A tour of the Middle East -- Power systems do not give gifts -- ISIS, the Kurds, and Turkey -- Living memory -- Fearmongering -- Alliances and control -- The roots of conflicts -- Toward a better society -- Elections and voting -- Crises and organizing -- The Trump presidency.

These twelve interviews conducted from 2013 to 2016 examine: the devastation of Syria, the reach of state surveillance, growing anger over economic inequality, the place of religion in American political culture, and the bitterly contested 2016 U.S. presidential election. In accompanying personal reflections on his Philadelphia childhood and his eighty-seventh birthday, Chomsky also describes his own intellectual journey.

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