INTERNATIONALISM OR EXTINCTION
Routledge (December 2020)
Trade Paper • ISBN-13:9780367430580 • US $24.95 • 118 pgs.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
In his new book Noam Chomsky writes cogently about the threats to planetary survival that are of growing alarm today. The prospect of human extinction emerged after World War II, the dawn of a new era scientists now term the Anthropocene, a time of possible human extinction.
Chomsky uniquely traces the duality of threats from nuclear weapons and from climate change—including how the concerns emerged and evolved, and how the threats can interact with one another. The introduction and accompanying interviews place this dual threat in a framework of unprecedented corporate global power domination that has overtaken nation states’ ability to control the future and preserve the planet.
Chomsky argues for the urgency of international climate and arms agreements, showing how global popular movements are mobilizing to force governments to meet this unprecedented challenge to civilization’s survival.
“No one but Noam Chomsky so passionately links the twin, man-made threats to organized human existence—cataclysmic climate change and nuclear doomsday machines—and no previous communications of his warnings and challenge to action, has presented them so impressively.”
Daniel Ellsberg, the Pentagon Papers whistleblower
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor (Emeritus) in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT. His work is widely credited with having revolutionized the field of modern linguistics. He is the author of numerous best-selling political works, which have been translated into scores of languages worldwide. His latest books include the New York Times bestsellers Hegemony or Survival, Failed States, and Who Rules the World? Other recent books include What Kind of Creatures Are We?, as well as Power Systems, Occupy, Hopes and Prospects, and Masters of Mankind. Haymarket Books recently reissued twelve of his classic books with new introductions by the author.
OTHER TITLES BY THIS AUTHOR:
After the Cataclysm: The Political Economy of Human Rights, Volume II (with Edward S. Herman)
On Palestine (with Ilan Pappé)
Optimism Over Despair: Noam Chomsky on Capitalism, Empire, and Social Change (with C. J. Polychroniou)
Propaganda and the Public Mind (With David Barsamian)
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