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Who rules the world? / Noam Chomsky.

Chomsky, Noam, author. (Author).
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  • 8 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hagerstown Jefferson Township Public Library - Hagerstown 327.73 CHOM (Text) 39213000773683 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 327.73 CHOMSKY (Text) 33946003112120 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 327.73 CHO (Text) 39391006747362 Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 327.73 CHO (Text) 34330512985681 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
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North Madison County Elwood Public Library 327.73 CHO (Text) 30419101510486 New Non-Fiction Available -
Peabody Public Library - Columbia City LEASED NON-FICTION 327.73 CHOMSKY (Text) 30403002170736 Adult - Non-Fiction Bestseller Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 327.73 Chomsky (Text) 31208912453182 non-fiction Available -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 327.73 Chomsky (Text) 78292000354778 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 12/21/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627793810
  • ISBN: 162779381X
  • Physical Description: viii, 307 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-293) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The responsibility of intellectuals, redux -- Terrorists wanted the world over -- The torture memos and historical amnesia -- The invisible hand of power -- American decline : causes and consequences -- Is America over? -- Magna Carta, its fate, and ours -- The week the world stood still -- The Oslo Accords : their context, their consequences -- The eve of destruction -- Israel-Palestine : the real options -- "Nothing for other people" : class war in the United States -- Whose security? How Washington protects itself and the corporate sector -- Outrage -- How many minutes to midnight? -- Cease-fires in which violations never cease -- The U.S. is a leading terrorist state -- Obama's historic move -- "Two ways about it" -- One day in the life of a reader of the New York Times -- "The Iranian threat" : who is the gravest danger to world peace? -- The doomsday clock -- Masters of mankind.
Summary, etc.: "The world's leading intellectual offers a probing examination of the waning American Century, the nature of U.S. policies post-9/11, and the perils of valuing power above democracy and human rights In an incisive, thorough analysis of the current international situation, Noam Chomsky argues that the United States, through its military-first policies and its unstinting devotion to maintaining a world-spanning empire, is both risking catastrophe and wrecking the global commons. Drawing on a wide range of examples, from the expanding drone assassination program to the threat of nuclear warfare, as well as the flashpoints of Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Israel/Palestine, he offers unexpected and nuanced insights into the workings of imperial power on our increasingly chaotic planet. In the process, Chomsky provides a brilliant anatomy of just how U.S. elites have grown ever more insulated from any democratic constraints on their power. While the broader population is lulled into apathy--diverted to consumerism or hatred of the vulnerable-- the corporations and the rich have increasingly been allowed to do as they please. Fierce, unsparing, and meticulously documented, Who Rules the World? delivers the indispensable understanding of the central conflicts and dangers of our time that we have come to expect from Chomsky"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: World politics > 21st century.
Power (Social sciences)
United States > Foreign relations > 21st century.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General.
HISTORY / Modern / 21st Century.

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