Key Insights From:
Who Rules the World?
By Noam Chomsky
- Intellectuals have a responsibility to defend the people, but most end up defending the state and its agenda.
- There’s the world and then there’s “the world.”
- The world has changed a lot in the past century, but US hunger to control “the Grand Area” has not.
- US power is declining, but that nation’s elites remain the undisputed masters of mankind.
- Iran is not the main destabilizing force or mobilizer of terrorists in our world—but the nation that levels such accusations is.
- It will be difficult for the world to do something constructive about climate change until the United States agrees to become part of the solution.