Tag Archives: Noam Chomsky

Thank you, Donald Trump

I’ve noticed a big drop off in one sort of Facebook meme lately. Although lefty and progressive people are still posting funny videos of presidential candidate (and continued GOP front-runner) Donald Trump, these have been replaced in large part by serious, sober-sounding analysis of what to do if he becomes the GOP presidential candidate. Specifically, people […]

The search for a man on horseback

Noam Chomsky has just crossed a Rubicon. In a recent interview with Chris Hedges, Chomsky lays out his fears for the US and what is happening here: “I have never seen anything like this in my lifetime,” Chomsky added. “I am old enough to remember the 1930s. My whole family was unemployed. There were far […]

Occupy Wall Street, Robert Rafsky, and ACT UP

Very few people reading this page remember a man named Robert Rafsky, whose 15 minutes of fame passed before many of today’s activists were out of diapers. One of the activists in the early days of ACT UP, he became momentarily famous in 1992 for getting in Bill Clinton’s face during the New York Primary and […]