Noam Chomsky: Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

UN Address: Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect By Noam Chomsky ZNet un.org/ga/president/63/interactive/protect/noam.pdf August 8, 2009 [Address to the United Nations General Assembly Thematic Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect, the United Nations, New York, 23 July 2009] The discussions about Responsibility to Protect (R2P), or its cousin “humanitarian intervention,” are regularly disturbed by the… Read More Noam Chomsky: Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

When it comes to Israel, there can be no academic freedom or dissent? The case of William I. Robinson and UC-Santa Barbara

Another allegation of “anti-Semitism”? Another tale of a “racist” professor? Another professor who “violates students’ rights”? Another university administration “investigates” a professor? One would have thought that, in a post-Churchill context, university administrations would have been more circumspect, less willing to rush in and stifle free speech, as if only certain opinions were authorized and… Read More When it comes to Israel, there can be no academic freedom or dissent? The case of William I. Robinson and UC-Santa Barbara

Chomsky v. Dershowitz, 2005: On Israel and Palestine

On 29 November 2005, at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, MIT linguist Noam Chomsky debated Israel/Palestine with Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz. The complete video collection of this debate can be found on 1D4TW along with a transcript. The same videos can be found also in Open Anthropology TV, under “lectures.” Continuing on the… Read More Chomsky v. Dershowitz, 2005: On Israel and Palestine