Needs No Introduction

Noam Chomsky on the State-Corporate Complex: A Threat to Freedom and Survival

| April 21, 2011

Podcast




Artist: Meghan Murphy
Title: NNI Noam Chomsky
Year: 2011
Genre: Current Affairs
Length: 06:14
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Noam Chomsky was called, by the New York Times: "Arguably the most important intellectual alive today" and, for a man so closely aligned with anachism, the fact that he is cited more than any other living scholar is quite incredible. While Chomsky revolutionized the field of linguistics, he is now most well known for his work on corporate power, political economy, hierarchy, capitalism, and the media. A prolific author, he has penned numourous works, including: Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media , Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance, and Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy.

Part of the Hart House debates, Chomsky spoke at the University of Toronto on April 7, 2011 about class warfare, the State-Corporate Complex, the way in which corporate power is married to to state power and, how these factors represent a great threat to our freedom and survival.