Propaganda and the Public Mind
Conversations with David Barsamian
- ISBN: 9780745317885
- Extent: 264pp
- Release Date: 20 Jun 2001
- Size: 215mm x 135mm
- Format: Paperback
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- Category: Politics Political Theory
'One of the radical heroes of our age … A towering intellect.'
'A superb polemicist who combines fluency of language with a formidable intellect.' The Observer
'Must be read by everyone concerned with public affairs.' Edward Said
World renowned dissident Noam Chomsky offers insight into the institutions that shape the public mind in the service of power and profit. He discusses a range of issues, including the global growth in inequality and the military escapades of the United States. Chomsky offers hope for the future and shows how ordinary citizens, if they work together, have the power to make meaningful change.
This collection draws on interviews with Chomsky that have never before been published.
About The Author
Noam Chomsky is a world renowned linguist and one of America's foremost social critics. He is Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT and the author of numerous books for Pluto Press, including Fateful Triangle, The New Military Humanism, Power and Terror and A New Generation Draws the Line.