Annotated Bibliography on Noam Chomsky
1. Achbar, Mark. Manufacturing Consent : Noam Chomsky and the Media. DVD. Montreal, Zeitgeist Films, 2002.
This DVD (available in the FAC) focuses on Chomsky’s opinions on ideological manipulation.
2. Barsky, Robert. Noam Chomsky: A Life of Dissent. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1997.
This biography will help us understand the background of his life and help connect his diverse political interests throughout his life- he write his first article at 10!
3. Cogswell, David. Chomsky for Beginners. Writers and Readers Publishing, 1996.
Though illustrated, this is the place to start. If one has no idea where Chomsky is on the political scale, this is an easy way to get a general overview.
4. Cohen, Noah. “Noam Chomsky and ‘Left’ Apologetics for Injustice in Palestine.” Axis
of Logic. 23 Aug 2004. http://www.axisoflogic.com/cgi-bin/exec/view.pl?archive=66&num=11169 This is a thorough critical analysis of Chomsky’s views on Palestine.
5. Collier, Peter ed. The Anti-Chomsky Reader. San Francisco: Encounter Books, 2004.
This is a right-wing attack on Chomsky and delves into many subjects. It will be helpful to know the opposition to Chomsky during the game.
6. Gancarski, Anthony. “Does Noam Chomsky Hate America?” AntiWar.com. 24 Oct 2003. http://www.chomsky.info/onchomsky/20031024.htm
This article will be a helpful response if anyone attacks Chomsky by saying that he hates America (as Fox TV personalities have done).
7. Junkerman, John. Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in our Times. DVD. Brooklyn:
First Run/Icarus Films, 2002.
This DVD (available in the FAC) focuses on the September 11 terrorist attacks and American foreign intervention.
8. MacLennan, Jennifer. Noam Chomsky: Rebel Without a Pause. DVD. New York: New
Video Group, 2005.
This DVD (available in the FAC) includes interviews with Chomsky about Middle East foreign policy.
9. McGilvray, James. The Cambridge Companion to Chomsky. Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 2005.
While this book does not have articles on the Arab-Israeli Conflict in particular, its authors try to consolidate Chomsky’s theories into themes. This would be helpful if something happened in the game that Chomsky has not addressed in one of his books or articles.
10. McGuire, Lawrence. “Eight Ways to Smear Noam Chomsky.” CounterPunch. 9 Oct
This is a helpful summary of some of the baser accusations leveled at Chomsky. This will be helpful to know what is coming in the game.
11. Heilbrunn, Jacob. “Prophets of America’s Doom.” The Chronicles of Higher Education. 20 May 2005: pg. 9
**Discusses Chomsky’s piece, Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance
12. Krieger, Hilary Leila. “Profs look to change anti-Israel bias among colleagues.” The
Jerusalem Post 25 May 2005: pg: 4
13. NO AUTHOR. “ARTICLE: The Worlds No. 1 Terrorist.” 6 April 2005: Nationwide
14. Chomsky, Noam. www.chomsky.info/books/dissent01.htm. “Israel, the Holocaust, and Anti-Semitism.” Excerpt from Chronicles of Dissent. 1992
15. Barsamian, David. “Imperial Ambition.” Monthly Review. May 2003. www.monthlyreview.org/0503chomsky.htm. interview with Noam Chomsky.
An actual blog by Noam Chomsky. I believe it would be useful in the sense that we would get to see what and how he writes on the spot (since that’s how most blogs tend to be used as).
The official website of Noam Chomsky.
An interview with Chomsky which contains his views on Corporate Control of the Internet.
An interview with Chomsky over 9/11. This interview was done just a week after he attacks therefore I thought it would be a good source in regards to getting Chomsky’s immediate, raw feelings on the attacks.
This interview contains some of Chomsky’s views on foreign policy particularly on the Muslim world.