Tag: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky Day Celebrates The Great American Intellectual & Activist

On Dec. 7, Noam Chomsky turns 88, but the birthday of America’s great public intellectual actually got his mainstream acclaim last year in Matt Ross’ poignant indie film Captain Fantastic, a quirky comedic drama about a left-wing family living off the grid in the woods of the Pacific Northwest who traditionally celebrate "Noam Chomsky Day" instead of Christmas. On this unique holiday, the presents aren’t the latest video games and expensive perfumes, but hunting knives and crossbows. There’s also cake, candles and quotations from “Uncle Noam,” the famed M.I.T. professor of linguistics and libertarian socialist culture critic.

Supreme Court Declines to Hear NDAA Indefinite Detention Appeal

The legal battle to stop the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens has come to an end.

Bradley Manning Verdict: Not Guilty of Aiding the Enemy, Still Faces...

“This verdict is act of aggression against a free press, civic society, and the conscience of a young man.”

NDAA Indefinite Detention Challenge Shot Down by Appeals Court

The law was previously ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge.

Propaganda Versus Journalism

Manufactured consent: backward logic and nonsensical ideas sold as pragmatic solutions to social ills and economic misfortune

NDAA, Indefinite Detention, And The Battle Raging Against The Most Important...

The Battle Raging Against The Most Important Law You’ve Never Heard Of

NDAA Indefinite Detention Sparks Outrage at Appeals Court

Battle continues over Obama Administration's NDAA indefinite detention provision.