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How the world works / Noam Chomsky interviewed by David Barsamian ; edited by Arthur Naiman.

Chomsky, Noam. (Author). Barsamian, David. (Added Author). Naiman, Arthur. (Added Author).
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Location: Fennell STACKS E183.7 .C478 2011
Barcode: 30731101224511
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781593764272
  • ISBN: 1593764278
  • Physical Description: 336 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: [Berkeley, CA] : Soft Skull Press : ©2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
"Four classic bestsellers in one affordable volume."
Formatted Contents Note:
What Uncle Sam really wants : The main goals of US foreign policy : Protecting our turf ; The liberal extreme ; The "Grand Area" ;- Restoring the traditional order ; Our commitment to democracy ; The threat of a good example ; The three-sided world -- Devastation abroad : Our good neighbor policy ; The crucifixion of El Salvador ; Teaching Nicaragua a lesson ; Making Guatemala a killing field ; The invasion of Panama ; Inoculating Southeast Asia ; The Gulf War ; The Iran/contra cover-up ; The prospects for Eastern Europe ; The world's rent-a-thug -- Brainwashing at home : How the Cold War worked ; The war on (certain) drugs ; War is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength ; Socialism, real and fake ; The media -- The future : Things have changed ; What you can do ; The struggle continues.
The prosperous few and the restless many : The new global economy -- NAFTA and GATT: who benefits? -- 3. Food and third world "economic miracles" -- Photo ops in Somalia -- Slav vs. Slav -- The chosen country -- Gandhi, nonviolence and India -- Divide and conquer -- The roots of racism -- The unmentionable five-letter word -- Human nature and self-image -- It can't happen here, can it? -- Hume's paradox -- "Outside the pale of intellectual responsibility."
Secrets, lies and democracy : The US. : Defective punishment ; Keeping the rich on welfare ; Health care ; Crime and punishment ; Gun control ; Becoming a third world country ; Labour ; The CIA ; The media ; Sports ; Religious fundamentalism ; Don't tread on me -- The world : Toward a greater inequality ; "Free trade" ; Mexico (and South Central LA) ; Haiti ; Nicaragua ; China ; Russia ; Dead children and debt service -- Historical background : How the Nazis won the war ; Chile ; Cambodia ; World War II POWs -- Miscellaneous topics : Consumption vs. well-being ; Cooperative enterprises ; The coming eco-catastrophe ; Nuclear power ; The family ; What you can do.
The common good : The common good : That dangerous radical Aristotle ; Equality ; Libraries ; Freedom -- On the home front : The myth of hard times ; Corporate welfare ; Crime: in the suites vs. in the streets ; The media ; More money, fewer votes ; Is corporate power invincible? -- Around the world : Is globalization inevitable? ; The myth of third world debt ; Mexico, Cuba and Guatemala ; Brazil, Argentina and Chile ; The Mideast ; East Timor ; India ; International organizations -- The US left (and imitations thereof) : Are left and right meaningful terms? ; The narcissism of small differences ; Postmodernism ; Excommunicated by the illuminati -- What you can do : Signs of progress (and not) ; Resistance ; The magic answer ; Manufacturing dissent.
Subject: United States > Foreign relations > 20th century.
International economic relations.
United States > Politics and government.
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