Making the Future

Making the Future
Occupations, Interventions, Empire and Resistance

Synthesis Weekly

"Noam Chomsky is like an angel of light, sent to protect us from the powers of darkness. Not only is he the most badass intellectual radical alive, he's also the premier linguist on the planet."

—Karl Tavis

"'Furious charges, stunning irrationality and utter nonsense' – Noam Chomsky responds to John Gray's book review"
Feb 15, 2012

Noam Chomsky, author of Making the Future: Occupations, Interventions, Empire and Resistance, responds to John Gray's review of his book in The Guardian, "The broader context is the decline in American power from 1945, when it reached its peak – to Gray 'a characteristically hyperbolic assessment', in the real world a virtual truism for the reasons discussed – and on to today, when earlier policies remain but the capacity to implement them has sharply declined, again refuting Gray's wild accusations."

- Noam Chomsky, The Gaurdian

"Noam Chomsky talks with Chapter 16 about the Occupy movement, the language of popular culture, and Gen Y "
Jan 12, 2012

Chapter 16 and Noam Chomsky discuss key ideas from his collection of essays, Making the Future: Occupations, Interventions, Empire and Resistance. Paul V. Griffith writes, " . . . he has emerged as one of the left's most implacable voices, challenging the often hidden structures that lie behind the abuse of power."

- Paul V. Griffith, Chapter 16