Articles by Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad

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United States Withdraws from Afghanistan? Not Really!
Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad | Independent Media Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 May 2021

5 May 2021 – The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001 was criminal. It was criminal because of the immense force used to demolish Afghanistan’s physical infrastructure and to break open its social bonds. Now, 20 years later, the gulf between the Taliban and the others has widened. Appetite for negotiations simply does not exist any longer.

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Why Neoliberal Leaders Who Failed to Protect Their Countries from COVID-19 Must Be Investigated
Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad | Independent Media Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Jan 2021

21 Jan 2021 – It is time to impanel a citizens’ tribunal to investigate the utter failure of the governments of Boris Johnson, Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, Narendra Modi, and others to break the chain of the infection of COVID-19. The tribunal would provide the ICC with a firm foundation to do a forensic investigation of this crime against humanity. We should all be outraged. But, outrage is not a strong enough word.

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Chomsky and Prashad: Three Major Threats to Life on Earth That We Must Address in 2021
Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad | Globetrotter – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Jan 2021

5 Jan 2021 – Although the pandemic is the principal issue on all of our minds, other major issues threaten the longevity of our species and of our planet. These include:

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