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Description - Because We Say So by Noam Chomsky

Covering subjects as diverse as climate change, terrorism, cyberwar, the Middle East, state power and the threat to democracy, Chomsky shows time and again where the real truth lies.

Because We Say So is Noam Chomsky's essential counter punch to American hegemony

In 1962, the eminent statesman Dean Acheson enunciated a principle that has dominated global politics ever since- that no legal issue arises when the United States responds to a challenge to its 'power, position, and prestige'. In short, whatever the world may think, U.S. actions are legitimate because they say so.
Spanning the impact of Edward Snowden's whistleblowing and Palestinian-Israeli relations to deeper reflections on political philosophy and the importance of a commons to democracy, Because We Say So takes American imperialism head on.
'Noam Chomsky is one of a small band of individuals fighting a whole industry. And that makes him not only brilliant, but heroic' Arundhati Roy
'The world's greatest public intellectual' Observer

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780241972489
ISBN-10: 0241972485
Format: Paperback / softback
(178mm x 129mm x 13mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is the bestselling author of over 100 influential political books, including Hegemony or Survival, Imperial Ambitions, Failed States, Interventions, What We Say Goes, Hopes and Prospects, Making the Future, On Anarchism, Masters of Mankind and Who Rules the World. He has also been the subject of numerous books of biography and interviews and has collaborated with journalists on books such as Perilous Power, Gaza in Crisis, and On Palestine.Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor (emeritus) in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Laureate Professor of Linguistics and Agnese Nelms Haury Chair in the Program in Environment and Social Justice at the University of Arizona.

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