The Resource Power and terror : Noam Chomsky in our times

Power and terror : Noam Chomsky in our times

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Power and terror : Noam Chomsky in our times
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Power and terror
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Noam Chomsky in our times
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eng
Summary
"Everyone's worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way: Stop participating in it."- Noam Chomsky. Power and terror: Noam Chomsky in our times gives the public a rare opportunity to see and listen to one of the most articulate, committed and hard-working political dissidents of our time, MIT linguist and political philosopher Noam Chomsky. Chomsky has been called "the most important intellectual alive" by the New York Times, yet he has generally been ignored by the mainstream in America. Recently, in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, Chomsky found himself called upon to provide much-needed analysis and historical perspective regarding this moment in American history. In the months following 9/11, Chomsky gave dozens of talks on four continents, conducted scores of media interviews, and published a book called 9-11 - a surprise bestseller in some of the 22 countries in which it was published. Chomsky remains a steadfast critic of United States foreign policy and presents his often unpopular, but always incisive arguments based on decades of research and analysis, ultimately contextualizing recent events in light of the history of Imperialism. Chomsky places the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in the context of American foreign intervention throughout the postwar decades - in Vietnam, Central America, the Middle East, and elsewhere. Beginning with the fundamental principle that the exercise of violence against civilian populations is terror, Chomsky - in stark and uncompromising terms - challenges the United States to apply to its own actions the moral standards it demands of others
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UtOrBLW
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videorecording
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Originally produced by First Run Features in 2002
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Kanopy (Firm)
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71
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  • Chomsky, Noam
  • Terrorism
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • Documentary films
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live action
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Power and terror : Noam Chomsky in our times
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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two-dimensional moving image
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  • tdi
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rdacontent
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1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 74 min.)
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online
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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other
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digital, .flv file, sound
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1110234
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not applicable
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sound
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sound on medium
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  • other
  • remote
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(OCoLC)897771456
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
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Power and terror : Noam Chomsky in our times
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 74 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1110234
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897771456
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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