Banter on the Banter: Chomsky Argument Continued
I received a fair few emails about my piece defending George Monbiot against Noam Chomsky, most of them supporting Chomsky's point of view. My take was pretty one sided - I believe that Chomsky was way off the mark and was completely unfair to Monbiot, who was asking him a ...read more
Noam Chomsky Embarrassed by George Monbiot
I was extremely saddened to see a bad tempered back and forth between two important intellectual figures, Noam Chomsky and George Monbiot over an article written by Monbiot on the definition of genocide. The two men, particularly Chomsky, have made enormous contributions to ...read more
Quote of the Week: Are Conservatives Dumber than Liberals?
George Monbiot certainly thinks so. It's not as nasty an argument as you might think - Monbiot divides conservative into two divisions: The clever manipulative ones who have created a conveniently self serving ideology, and the not so clever ones who swallow it. While I have many ...read more