On the Republicans and the 1% – Noam Chomsky

Video – Interview with Noam Chomsky: Can we save our Democracy and History, 28.04 min, uploaded by The Chomsky Videos, Dec 3, 2014 – (see (US-)Republicans ‘dedicated with utter servility’ to the needs of the 1 percent – Noam Chomsky, on RawStory, by Scott Kaufman, Dec 5, 2014): “The last vote,” he said, referring to the November elections:

  • “was the lowest turnout since 1940, in the middle of [World War II], when people couldn’t vote.”
  • “Why? Because people understand what is shown in academic political science — that their voices just don’t matter. The opinions of the lowest 70 percent of the population — the lowest on the income scale — are simply disregarded” … //

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Chomsky in 2014: FULL List and SMALL Clips, on raw story.  

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my comment – both sides do not explain the real functionning of the actual system: the banks are creating money mostly out of NOTHING (smoke) … and … WE HAVE NOT ONLY TO PAY THEM REAL MONEY BACK, BUT ALSO INTEREST ON THIS SMOKE (see:

Other Links:

Code Sieben – Fünf – Acht, in Opposition24.de, von Fantareis, 6. Dezember 2014: … Der ehemalige US-Politiker Ron Paul avanciert zum Whistleblower und bezeichnet die vom Repräsentantenhaus verabschiedete Resolution 758 als kriegsträchtig …;

Ukraine: Tumulte im Parlament wegen US-Finanzministerin, in Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, 5. Dezember 2014: Das ukrainische Parlament wollte über die überraschend in der Regierung aufgetauchten Ausländer debattieren. Der Parlamentschef untersagte eine Diskussion. Die Argumente wurden schließlich im Nahkampf ausgetauscht (part 1 = 0.11 min – part 2 =1.30 min, in ukrainian) …;

Boots on the ground and bats in the belfry, on Intrepid Report, by Frank Scott, Dec 5, 2014;

Qatar is the oasis where neocons and Jihadists find comfort, on Intrepid Report, by Wayne Madsen, Dec 5, 2014;

Bayesianism — a ‘patently absurd’ approach to science, on RWER Blog, by Lars Syll, Dec 4, 2014;

The endgame of the US Islamic State strategy, on Al-Ahram weekly online, by Nicola Nasser, Dec 4, 2014: The Islamic State is not only convenient but also vital to US-Israeli strategy to keep Arabs separated from their strategic depth in their immediate Islamic proximity. Dismantling what the former US President George W Bush once described as the Syria-Iran component of the “axis of evil”, or interrupting in Iraq the geographical contiguity of what King Abdullah II of Jordan once described as the “Shia crescent”, was and remains the strategic goal of the US-Israeli alliance in the Middle East unless they succeed first in “changing the regime” in either Damascus or Tehran …;

Imaginary revolution, on Al-Ahram weekly online, by Amany Maged, Dec 4, 2014: Islamists failed to mobilise on 28 November for the much vaunted uprising of Muslim Youth;

Increasing Life Expectancy – It’s far from certain, on Realsociology, Nov 29, 2014;

OPEC might get the last laugh on oil, on Market Watch MW, by William Watts, Nov 28, 2014;

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