SUPPORT AR NOW

We have no underwriters, government grants or advertising income. Radio stations receive our programming free of charge. We have no T-shirts, coffee mugs or refrigerator magnets. We depend upon your donations, subscriptions, and program purchases to keep the lights on at AR.

Help AR spread its progressive message to larger audiences at a time when it's particularly needed! We have no underwriters, government grants or advertising income. Radio stations receive our programming free of charge. We depend solely on you, our listeners, to sustain us. You can mail us a check for any amount. Send your check to Alternative Radio, PO Box 551, Boulder, CO 80306. Or just give us a call at (800) 444-1977, Monday–Thursday 9–5pm.

DonateSubscribe

Persistent Features of U.S. Policy

Program #CHON200. Recorded in Santa Barbara, CA on January 29, 1988.

2 CDs

Beyond propaganda there is the real world and in that world, Chomsky says, "the powerful make the rules and the weak abide by them." Our work is to create a society "where a decent human being can live without shame." Drawing on examples from Nicaragua and Guatemala to Palestine and Iran, he says the so-called free press "reshapes the facts to serve state power." Citizens are responsible for Washington's actions "either by participation or apathy." An excellent presentation. Recorded at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Part One is the lecture. Part Two is the question-and-answer session.

Speaker(s):

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky, by any measure, has led a most extraordinary life. In one index he is ranked as the eighth most cited person in history, right up there with Aristotle, Shakespeare, Marx, Plato and Freud. The legendary MIT professor practically invented modern linguistics. In addition to his pioneering work in that field he has been a leading voice for peace and social justice for many decades. Chris Hedges says he is “America’s greatest intellectual” who “makes the powerful, as well as their liberal apologists, deeply uncomfortable.” At 87, he still gives lectures all over the world. He is the author of scores of books, including Propaganda & the Public Mind, How the World Works, and Power Systems with David Barsamian.

Customer Reviews

No reviews yet Write a review

Shopping Cart

Your cart is currently empty

(800) 444-1977
info@alternativeradio.org