Watch this video, 13.59 min, published on ZNet, by Noam Chomsky, October 27, 2012: In the week when President Obama and Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney debated issues of foreign policy and the economy, we turn to world-renowned political dissident, linguist, author and MIT professor, Noam Chomsky. In a recent speech, Chomsky examined topics largely ignored or glossed over during the campaign: China, the Arab Spring, global warming, nuclear proliferation, and the military threat posed by Israel and the U.S. versus Iran. He reflects on the Cuban missile crisis, which took place 50 years ago this week and is still referred to as “the most dangerous moment in human history.” He delivered this talk last month at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst at an event sponsored by the Center for Popular Economics. Chomsky’s talk was entitled “Who Owns the World?” (full video).
In the USA the real earnings of the median male have actually declined by 19 percent since 1970, on RWER Blog, by David Rucio, Oct. 26, 2012;
The hopeless misery of Russian immigrants in Germany, on english Pravda.ru, Oct. 27, 2012;
Financial Turbulence: New Downturn in the Global Economy, on Global Research.ca, by Nick Beams, Oct. 27, 2012;
Whoever Owns Space Owns the World: Star Wars or Star Peace? on Global Research.ca, by Andrei Kislyakov, Oct. 27, 2012.