Noam Chomsky Quotes
The Sanders achievement was maybe the most surprising and significant aspect of the November election. Sanders broke from a century of history of pretty much bought elections. That is a reflection of the decline of how political institutions are perceived.
[Edward Snowden] should not just be pardoned, but honored. We should be asking whether the government should be pardoned.
You have two choices, you can say, "I'm a pessimist, nothing's going to work, I'm giving up, I'll help ensure the worst can happen". Or, you can grasp onto the opportunities that do exist, the rays of hope that exist and say, "Well, maybe we can make it a better world". It's not much of a choice.
15 years ago [Islamic terrorism] was confined to a tiny tribal area in Afghanistan. Now it is all over the world. Every time you hit it with a sledgehammer you expand it.
Every Republican candidate is either a climate change denier or a sceptic who says you can't do anything about it. What they are saying is, "let's destroy the world", is that worth voting against? Yeah.
My vote would be against the republican candidate. If you abstain, that means you are giving a vote for the republican candidate.
There are differences between the parties. I don't think they are great difference but they are real and small differences in a system of great power can have enormous consequences.