How the World Works

How the World Works

Summary

‘One of the greatest, most radical public thinkers of our time’ ARUNDHATI ROY

Discover the essential guide to Chomsky and his brilliant ideas on the global state of affairs

An extraordinary collection of Chomsky's speeches and his interviews with David Barsamian, edited by Arthur Naiman. With exceptional clarity and power of argument, Noam Chomsky lays bare as no one else can the realities of contemporary geopolitics.

Including classic essays such as:

* What Uncle Sam Really Wants
* The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many
* Secrets, Lies and Democracy
* The Common Good

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  • The world's greatest public intellectual
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About the author

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is a political theorist, activist and linguist. Chomsky is internationally recognised as one of the most critically engaged public intellectuals alive today. He is the author of numerous bestselling political works, which have been translated into scores of languages worldwide. Among the books are Optimism Over Despair, On Palestine, The Precipice, Chronicles of Dissent, On Anarchism and Hegemony or Survival.
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