By Noam Chomsky, Andre Vltchek
In On Western Terrorism Noam Chomsky, international popular dissident highbrow, discusses Western strength and propaganda with filmmaker and investigative journalist Andre Vltchek. The dialogue weaves jointly a historic narrative with the 2 men's own reviews which led them to a lifetime of activism. The dialogue contains own stories, similar to the hot York newsstand the place Chomsky started his political schooling, and broadens out to examine the moving types of imperial keep watch over and the Western propaganda gear. alongside the best way the dialogue touches on many nations of which the authors have own adventure, from Nicaragua and Cuba, to China, Chile, Turkey and plenty of extra. A blast of unpolluted air which blows away the cobwebs of propaganda and deception, On Western Terrorism is a strong critique of the West's position on this planet so that it will encourage all those that learn it to imagine independently and significantly.
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They only have one ideology; which can be called “market-fundamentalism,” and is served by multi-party Parliamentary systems or by the constitutional monarchies. But the former Soviets and the Chinese were, and are, well informed about capitalism, about Western views on Communism. So who is more open and who is better informed? Look at Chinese bookstores: plenty of capitalist literature. S. or European bookstores: hardly any Communist Chinese literature. So this is what I am arguing, when I am writing for the People’s Daily in China and for China Daily, when they interview me now, frequently, in the Chinese media.
They don’t know much about it. Their world is mono-polar. They don’t compare different ideas, ideals, and ideologies. They only have one ideology; which can be called “market-fundamentalism,” and is served by multi-party Parliamentary systems or by the constitutional monarchies. But the former Soviets and the Chinese were, and are, well informed about capitalism, about Western views on Communism. So who is more open and who is better informed? Look at Chinese bookstores: plenty of capitalist literature.
Andre vltchek Something similar was happening during the bombing of Belgrade, later. noam chomsky There they bombed the television tower and some of the human rights groups criticized that, and they said, “well, you know, it was legitimate because it was a propaganda agency. ” Actually that also happened in Fallujah. S. invaded, the first thing that the marines did when they broke into Fallujah was to take over the general hospital. And they threw all the patients on the floor and tied them up.