Chomsky

What is the State’s number one fear?

VIDEO STILL FROM CHOMSKY 1967 VIETNAM VIDEO

In this video, Noam Chomsky declares that whistleblower Edward Snowden should be honored. “He was doing what every citizen ought to do,” Chomsky argues, “He was telling Americans what the government is doing.”

Governments always claim “security” as their justification for civil liberties abuses, Chomsky insists. Watch below as he describes the increasingly tense relationship between the state and the state’s number one fear ... its own population.