Thursday, January 05, 2006

For and Against Chomsky

Noam Chomsky may be “the world’s top public intellectual,” as Britain’s Prospect, a monthly, described him in a November 2005 cover story. But the American establishment prefers either to ignore him or to revile him. For debates by and about Chomsky, the American reader must look elsewhere. Here are the Prospect pieces: For and Against Chomsky, from the November issue, and Chomsky’s reply, from the January issue.