Who Rules the World?

Who Rules the World?

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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The world's leading intellectual offers a probing examination of the waning American Century, the nature of U.S. policies post-9/11, and the perils of valuing power above democracy and human rights. In an incisive, thorough analysis of the current international situation, Noam Chomsky argues that the United States, through its military-first policies and its unstinting devotion to maintaining a world-spanning empire, is both risking catastrophe and wrecking the global commons. Drawing on a wide range of examples, from the expanding drone assassination program to the threat of nuclear warfare, as well as the flashpoints of Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Israel/Palestine, he offers unexpected and nuanced insights into the workings of imperial power on our increasingly chaotic planet. In the process, Chomsky provides a brilliant anatomy of just how U.S. elites have grown ever more insulated from any democratic constraints on their power...
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Audio, 2016.
ISBN: 9781427279613
Branch Call Number: E-AUDIO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file).
1 online resource (9 audio files) : digital
audio file, rda
Additional Contributors: Jones, Brian
OverDrive, Inc

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