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Generative, Shmenerative

I am a Linguistics student one year away from graduation, so I feel that it is safe to say that I have more linguistics knowledge than the average editor at this point. 696 more words

Operation I Can't Believe It's Not Butter

Plastic. Shit, isn’t it? One minute it’s a principle component of your toothbrush, your garden furniture and your exfoliating face wash, the next it’s forming into a massive, country sized, floating island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean or dissolving into micro-particles and getting into your drinking water and air with consequences no-ones bothered figuring out yet. 953 more words

Fake news instead of real criticism

by Denis Churilov, Australia

There are so many real things Trump should be criticised for, yet the mainstream media keeps making up stuff, producing fake stories and misreporting news about him. 358 more words

Noam Chomsky says Trump is just a distraction. Who benefits? The superrich.

While the media focus on Trump’s latest bizarre ‘news worthy’ antics such as some hysterical tweet, the people around him are dismantling everything that benefits the population. 60 more words

Politics & Strategy

Manipulation of the Masses

Today I want to introduce and recommend the work of Edward Bernays to you.

We are governed, our minds molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of.   267 more words

Meet Noam Chomsky: Academic Gatekeeper

Meet Noam Chomsky: Academic Gatekeeper

James Corbett (2012)

Film Review

This documentary explores prominent dissident Noam Chomsky’s peculiarly pro-corporate neoliberal positions on the Federal Reserve, the JFK assassination and 9-11. 335 more words

Things That Aren't What They Seem

Chomsky, the Father of Modern Linguistics

Noam Chomsky is a very intelligent person. I do have more than a hint of his brilliance in linguistics because I studied formal grammar and languages during my computer science days. 359 more words