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Noam Chomsky's Profile
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Noam Chomsky is a world-renowned linguist, scholar, and political analyst. Born on December 7, 1928 in Philadelphia, Chomsky became politically conscious at a very young age, writing his first political article, on the fight against fascism in Spain, when he was only ten years old.

His 1957 work Syntactic Structures revolutionized the field of linguistics, fundamentally changing the current understanding of language and mind. Chomsky joined the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1955, and in 1976 was appointed Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy.

He has written and lectured extensively on linguistics, philosophy, international affairs, U.S. foreign policy, and other contemporary political issues. His essays have appeared in The New York Review of Books, The Nation, Z Magazine, CAQ, and numerous political and scholarly publications. Chomsky's groundbreaking work on Palestine and the Middle East, East Timor, the Gulf War, and the mass media have gained international attention. As evidence of his broad appeal and importance, he was the subject of the award-winning 1993 film "Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media," and excerpts from his speeches have appeared on the b-side of a single by the band Bad Religion.

Chomsky is the author of many books. His 9-11 has been published in twenty-six countries. The companion book to this film, Power and Terror, is published in English by Seven Stories Press, and is scheduled to be published in many languages throughout the world.
Chomsky Archives  
Two archives of Chomsky’s articles and talks are accessible via the Internet:The ZNet Chomsky Archive contains more than 750 entries and also maintains a forum through which comments and questions can be addressed to Chomsky.

The Bad News: Noam Chomsky Archive carries transcripts of recent Chomsky talks and articles.

A Selection of Books by Norm Chomsky  
Power and TerrorPower and Terror: Post-9/11 Talks and Interviews
(Seven Stories Press, 2003)

Pirates and Emperors, Old and New: International Terrorism in the Real World
(South End Press, 2002)

Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda,
(Seven Stories Press, 2002)

On Nature and Language
(Cambridge University Press, 2002)

American Power and the New Mandarins
(new edition, New Press, 2002)

Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky
(Edited by Peter Mitchell and John Schoeffel, New Press, 2002)

Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media,
(2nd ed, with Edward S. Herman, Pantheon, 2002)

(Seven Stories Press, 2001)

Propaganda and the Public Mind
(Interviews by David Barsamian, South End Press, 2001)

A New Generation Draws the Line: Kosovo, East Timor and the Standards of the West
(Verso, 2001)

The Architecture of Language
(Oxford University Press, 2000)

Rogue States: The Rule of Force in World Affairs
(South End Press, 2000)

Chomsky on Mis-Education
(Rowman and Littlefield, 2000)

New Horizons in the Study of Language and Mind
(Cambridge University Press, 2000)

Acts of Aggression: Policing Rogue States
(Seven Stories Press, 1999)

Umbrella of U.S. Power: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Contradictions of U.S. Policy
(Seven Stories Press, 1999)

Profit Over People: Neoliberalism and Global Order
(Seven Stories Press, 1999)

The Fateful Triangle: The United States, Israel and the Palestinians
(South End Press, 1999)

Latin America: From Colonization to Globalization
(Ocean Press, 1999)

The New Military Humanism: Lessons from Kosovo
(Common Courage Press, 1999)

On Language: Chomsky's Classic Works Language and Responsibility and Reflections on Language in One Volume
(New Press, 1998)

The Minimalist Program
(MIT Press, 1995)

Year 501: The Conquest Continues
(South End Press, 1993)

Deterring Democracy
(Hill and Wang, 1992)

Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies
(South End Press, 1989)
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