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    Power Systems: Conversations on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire (Henry Holt) (Paperback) By (author) Institute Professor Department of Linguistics and Philosophy Noam Chomsky

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    DescriptionA compelling new set of interviews on our changing and turbulent times with Noam Chomsky, one of the world's foremost thinkersIn this new collection of conversations, conducted from 2010 to 2012, Noam Chomsky explores the most immediate and urgent concerns: the future of democracy in the Arab world, the implications of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the European financial crisis, the breakdown of American mainstream political institutions, and the rise of the Occupy movement. As always, Chomsky presents his ideas vividly and accessibly, with uncompromising principle and clarifying insight.The latest volume from a long-established, trusted partnership, "Power Systems "shows once again that no interlocutor engages with Chomsky more effectively than David Barsamian. These interviews will inspire a new generation of readers, as well as longtime Chomsky fans eager for his latest thinking on the many crises we now confront, both at home and abroad. They confirm that Chomsky is an unparalleled resource for anyone seeking to understand our world today.

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    Power Systems
    Conversations on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Institute Professor Department of Linguistics and Philosophy Noam Chomsky
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 211
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 186 g
    ISBN 13: 9780805096156
    ISBN 10: 0805096159

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    01 August 2013
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    Author Information
    Noam Chomsky is the author of numerous bestselling political works, including "Hegemony or Survival" and "Failed States." A professor of linguistics and philosophy at MIT, he is widely credited with having revolutionized modern linguistics. He lives outside Boston, Massachusetts.David Barsamian, director of the award-winning and widely syndicated "Alternative Radio," is the winner of the Lannan Foundation's 2006 Cultural Freedom Fellowship and the ACLU's Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism. Barsamian lives in Boulder, Colorado.
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    "Chomsky is a global phenomenon... perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet."--Samantha Power, "The New York Times Book Review ""Sitting down and talking to Noam Chomsky about current affairs has to be one of the most illuminating experiences going. But what if you can't always think of the best questions? Not to worry: David Barsamian's interviews with Chomsky consistently ask penetrating and provocative questions. If you're familiar with Chomsky, he will still manage to surprise you."--"Political Affairs"