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  •  Chomsky On Anarchism (1+ / 0-)
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    this is close to Chris Hedges position

    in Chris' Death of the Liberal Class, he describes how pressure from the left has always been part of improvements

    presentation by Chomsky on CSPAN on his new book

    click on right for the video

    On Anarchism"

    Noam Chomsky

    About the Program on CSPAN


    oam Chomsky, professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, examines the political ideology of anarchism; from its history and early proponents to the author's thoughts on its current usage and practicality.  Noam Chomsky speaks at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    •  There are huge differences (1+ / 0-)
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      Unca Joseph

      in the overall general views of Hedges (a statist socialist more in the Marxist tradition) and Chomsky (non-statist, libertarian socialist in the Bakunin/Kropotkin tradition).

      Not sure what you meant by "close in position" and I may have misunderstood, so I'm making this comment to clarify differences between the two.

      iow.. not a problem, and not posting this to argue, just helping to better inform people. Both are great contributors to the discussion from the left.

      Chomsky would be closer to Graeber and other anarchists, in views.

      "The moment some people participating in an action feel they have more of a moral commitment to those who are threatening to attack them than they do to another activist, the game is over." -David Graeber

      by ZhenRen on Mon Jan 13, 2014 at 02:49:04 PM PST

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