Intellectuals and Society

noamchomsky

Why Thomas Sowell does not put much faith in Ph.D. degrees.

Chomsky and the Khmer Rouge – The Observer

Chomsky and the Khmer Rouge Letters The Observer February 8, 2010 In his prickly response Letters, 17 January to Andrew Anthony’s “Lost in Cambodia,” OM, 10 January 2010 Noam Chomsky does precisely what he accuses Anthony of doing: “Vilify the messenger, to ensure that unwanted history is forgotten.” That unwanted history is of Chomsky himself […]

Ted Turner, Billionaire Funder of the Left

Ted Turner

Ted Turner is the founder and owner of several television networks; he was also the owner of major league baseball’s Atlanta Braves for three decades. With a personal fortune of some $2 billion, Turner ranks among the wealthiest individuals on earth…. Outspoken about his leftwing political views, Turner candidly calls himself “a socialist at heart.” … A longtime admirer of Fidel Castro, Turner has called the […]

ALAN KUPERMAN: There’s Only One Way to Stop Iran – NYTimes.com

PRESIDENT OBAMA should not lament but sigh in relief that Iran has rejected his nuclear deal, which was ill conceived from the start. Under the deal, which was formally offered through the United Nations, Iran was to surrender some 2,600 pounds of lightly enriched uranium some three-quarters of its known stockpile to Russia, and the […]