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Optimism Over Despair

Optimism Over Despair

On Capitalism,Empire, and Social Change

Noam Chomsky (Interviewed); CJ Polychroniou (Interviewer)

  • Publisher: Haymarket Books
  • Format: Book
  • Binding: pb
  • Pages: 210
  • Released: Aug 22, 2017
  • ISBN-13: 9781608467990


In these recent, wide-ranging interviews, conducted for Truthout by C. J. Polychroniou, Chomsky discusses his views on the “war on terror” and the rise of neoliberalism, the refugee crisis and cracks in the European Union, prospects for a just peace in Israel/Palestine, the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, the dysfunctional US electoral system, the grave danger posed to humanity by the climate crisis, and the hopes, prospects, and challenges of building a movement for radical change.

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