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Author Chomsky, Noam, author.

Title Global discontents [Overdrive electronic resource] : conversations on the rising threats to democracy / Noam Chomsky ; interviews with David Barsamian.
American empire project.

Imprint New York : Metropolitan Books, 2017.
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Description 1 online resource
Series American Empire Project.
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Summary In a compelling new set of interviews, Noam Chomsky identifies the "dry kindling" of discontent around the world that could soon catch fire.In wide-ranging discussions with David Barsamian, his longtime interlocutor, Noam Chomsky asks us to consider "the world we are leaving to our grandchildren": one imperiled by climate change and the growing potential for nuclear war. If the current system is incapable of dealing with these threats, he argues, it's up to us to radically change it.These twelve interviews examine the latest developments around the globe: the rise of ISIS, the reach of state surveillance, growing anger over economic inequality, conflicts in the Middle East, and the presidency of Donald Trump. In personal reflections on his Philadelphia childhood, Chomsky also describes his own intellectual journey and the development of his uncompromising stance as America's premier dissident intellectual.
System Details Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 809 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB).
Subject Chomsky, Noam -- Political and social views.
Chomsky, Noam -- Interviews.
Democracy -- United States.
World politics -- 21st century.
Climatic changes.
Income distribution -- United States.
International economic relations -- Political aspects.
Linguists -- United States -- Interviews.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2017-
Genre Interviews.
Electronic books.
Added Author Barsamian, David, interviewer.
ISBN 9781250146199 (electronic bk)
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