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WILL - Media Matters - April 25, 2010

Noam Chomsky

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(Duration: 59:44)

Chomsky has been awarded an amazing number of Honorary Doctorate degrees by universities around the world, which include the University of London and the University of Chicago. He delivered the Beckman Lectures at the University of California at Berkeley in 1967 and in 1969 presented the John Locke Lectures at the University of Oxford and Sherman Memorial Lectures at the University of London. Noam Chomsky is currently the Institute Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Noam Chomsky may be most widely known for his work in the field of linguistics but he is also known for his activism and outspoken criticism of United States policies, especially foreign policy. Chomsky is also said to be "the most often cited living author" and "one of the most respected and influential intellectuals in the world."


WILL - Media Matters - April 18, 2010

Jeremy Scahill on Media Matters with Bob McChesney

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(Duration: 59:44)

Jeremy Scahill is a Polk Award-winning investigative journalist. He is a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute and a frequent contributor to The Nation magazine, where he reports on Iraq war contractors. His New York Times best-selling book Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army was published in 2007 by Nation Books. AlterNet named it best progressive book of the year. Blackwater was recently released in a thoroughly revised and updated paperback edition.



WILL - Media Matters - April 04, 2010

Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate

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(Duration: 59:43)

Noted economist and author Professor Joseph Stiglitz and Bob discuss "Freefall: America, Free Markets and the Sinking of the World's Economy" on Sunday. Because this is a pre-recorded program, calls were not taken.