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Why Noam Chomsky Is One of America’s Great Public Intellectuals

Why Noam Chomsky Is One of America’s Great Public Intellectuals

Chomsky appears to be an exile in his own country by virtue of his political interventions and his displays of fierce courage. By Henry A. Giroux / TruthOut.org Noam Chomsky is a world renowned academic best known not only for his pioneering work in linguistics but also for his ongoing work as a public intellectual in which he has addressed a […]

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Syria refugee scheme “disgracefully insufficient”, say campaigners

Syria refugee scheme “disgracefully insufficient”, say campaigners

The government is refusing to say how many Syrian refugees it has relocated to Britain in a move campaigners say may mean the number is “embarrassingly low”. Great Britain – The Home Office has refused a Freedom of Information request to disclose the number of Syrian refugees brought to Britain under its Vulnerable Person Relocation programme. Luke Cooper, of the […]

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In Ukraine, the US is dragging us towards war with Russia

In Ukraine, the US is dragging us towards war with Russia

Washington’s role in Ukraine, and its backing for the regime’s neo-Nazis, has huge implications for the rest of the world Why do we tolerate the threat of another world war in our name? Why do we allow lies that justify this risk? The scale of our indoctrination, wrote Harold Pinter, is a “brilliant, even witty, highly successful act of hypnosis”, […]

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People, environment and democracy before profit and corporate rights – Joint statement of European Civil Society groups working against the TTIP threat, March 2014

People, environment and democracy before profit and corporate rights – Joint statement of European Civil Society groups working against the TTIP threat, March 2014

1. Who are we? We are an EU-wide coalition of civil society organisations who share a deep concern about the various threats posed by the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership TTIP (also known as Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement or TAFTA). We represent a wide range of public interests including environmental protection, public health, agriculture, consumer rights and protection of food […]

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We Opposed the Demonization of Serbs – Interview about the Freedom of Speech

We Opposed the Demonization of Serbs – Interview about the Freedom of Speech

Interview with Mick Hume, British author and editor By Milenko Srećković In 1997 British magazine “LM” published a translation of the article “The picture that fooled the world” by German journalist Thomas Deichmann, where the way in which big media corporation ITN reported on war in Bosnia in 1992 was called into question. In his article Deichmann concluded that ITN’s […]

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