Noam Chomsky

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Irish  film and TV  director Lorcan Fox with Made in Chelsea cast member Binky Felstead

Lorcan Fox is a fim and TV director. He works on a TV show called Sam Delaney’s News Thing. For the past 18 months Fox has been making the online news(...)

Esra Özakça poses with pictures of her husband, Semih, a primary school teacher, and university lecturer Nuriye Gülmen, who are both in prison and on hunger strike in Turkey. They were arrested after a prolonged protest over their dismissals in the crackdown that followed last July’s attempted  coup. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

Esra Özakça’s husband Semih passed his 100th day on hunger strike this week. Sick with worry, and angry, on May 21st she joined him. Every day she cal(...)

In 1992, Oxford’s Radiohead were one of the most least-likely-to bands around, but within six years they were the exact opposite. Underperforming 199(...)

Judit Polgár: “It’s very important where you put your goals. If my goal hadn’t been to be in the absolute best category, I would not have been able to be for 26 years the number one in the ladies’ category.” Photograph: Stefan64

“Without work, talent is lost,” said the “queen of chess”. It has been a long, hard journey for Judit Polgár. Speaking at an event held this week by (...)

Supporters of the Support Palestine group hold placards and protest  in Washington. Photograph: Andrew Biraj/AFP/Getty Images

The author of a controversial UN report which accused Israel of operating an apartheid-like regime towards Palestinians is among the speakers due to a(...)

‘Studies  show we often confuse being angry with actually doing something. We think, “I took a stand on Twitter,” and then we move on,’ says Brant Hansen, author of Unoffendable. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Are people more prone to taking offence these days? Even asking that question has the potential to cause offence. “Oh, here we go again,” you may thi(...)

Former MEP Patricia McKenna, Annette Woolley, Frank Donaghy and  Paul Murphy  during the  launch of the #jobstownnotguilty campaign at Buswells Hotel, Dublin, Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Protesters accused of falsely imprisoning Labour politician Joan Burton in Jobstown, Dublin, in 2014 claim they have received gestures of support from(...)

I skipped right past fear and went directly to loathing

We were somewhere between the calling of Ohio and Wisconsin when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like, “I feel a bit light-h(...)

’Notions of community and civility have taken a battering during this election but that does not mean they are dead, given that Trump also managed to generate much disgust and distress in the US.’ Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

In February 2008, three weeks after Barack Obama’s inauguration as the first African-American president in the United States, I listened to Noam Choms(...)

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