Because We Say So

Penguin Books, Limited, 2016 M08 4 - 199 páginas
"The United States of America has long believed that is actions are legitimate simply because, as the ultimate power, it makes th rules. In "Because we say so" Chomsky offers a series of highly persuasive counter narratives showing how the aggressively imperialistic policies of the US exacerbate rather than ease the global crises we all face. Covering subjects as diverse as climate change, terrorism, cyberwar, the Middle East, state power and the threat to democracy, Chomsky shows time and again where the real truth lies." -- Back cover.

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Concise and very ideologically charged. It's refreshing to read a well-informed leftist critique of U.S. foreign policy, instead of the standard, uninformed cop-out critique of international conflict ... Leer comentario completo

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Whatever the world may think, U.S. actions are legitimate because we say so. The principle was enunciated by the eminent statesman Dean Acheson in 1962, when he instructed the American Society of ... Leer comentario completo

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Noam Chomsky is the bestselling author of over 100 influential political books, including Hegemony or Survival, Imperial Ambitions, Failed States, Interventions, What We Say Goes, Hopes and Prospects, Making the Future, On Anarchism, Masters of Mankind and Who Rules the World. He has also been the subject of numerous books of biography and interviews and has collaborated with journalists on books such as Perilous Power, Gaza in Crisis, and On Palestine.

Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor (emeritus) in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Laureate Professor of Linguistics and Agnese Nelms Haury Chair in the Program in Environment and Social Justice at the University of Arizona.

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