Avram Noam Chomsky (nohm CHOM-skee; born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist. Sometimes described as the father of modern linguistics, Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He is Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he has worked since 1955, and is the author of over 100 books on topics such as linguistics, war, politics, and mass media. Ideologically, he aligns with anarcho-syndicalism and libertarian socialism.
On the State of American Politics with Chris Hedges in 2017
Chris sits down with Noam Chomsky to discuss the state of American politics. They discuss the issues that exist in society at the moment, the development of those issues over the past hundred years, and how these trends may play out going forward.