Liberal scholar and progressive icon Noam Chomsky has some harsh words for the violent alt-left group Antifa and the mainstream Democrats who support them.
“As for Antifa, it’s a minuscule fringe of the Left, just as its predecessors were,” Chomsky told the Washington Examiner on Thursday. “It’s a major gift to the Right, including the militant Right, who are exuberant.”
'The Weight of Chains 2' is a Canadian documentary film by Boris Malagurski dealing with neoliberal reforms in the Balkans and the effects of these reforms on all aspects of life in the former Yugoslavia, from politics, economics, military, culture and education to the media.
The surge in right-wing and anti-establishment sentiments due to of failed neo-liberal policies in Europe is likely to lead to EU's collapse, says Noam Chomsky.
The U.S. scholar and activist also told RT that Marine Le Pen's victory in France's presidential elections means she would likely initiate the so-called Frexit, i.e., France's departure from the EU.
Yesterday morning, when I sat down to write this piece, a dozen academics in the province of Kocaeli were detained by the police. Moreover, news sites were noting, "more arrests are coming." Yet another wave of a Turkish witch hunt, in other words, had begun.
Prominent U.S. philosopher and linguist Noam Chomsky has strongly criticized Turkish President Recep Erdogan for the military operation against Kurds.
Erdogan said Chomsky, who along with 1,128 Turkish and foreign academics from 89 universities signed an open letter protesting against Turkey's attacks on Kurdish areas, as being "in the dark" and displaying "colonialist mentality."
Turkish police have detained at least 18 academics who signed a petition calling for an end to military operations in southeastern Anatolia, while more than 130 academics are facing criminal charges. The moves come just days after President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an slammed the signatories for making "terrorist propaganda."