Imminent Crises: Threats and Opportunities

Authors

  • Noam Chomsky

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-059-02-2007-06_1

Keywords:

Imperialism

Abstract

egrettably, there are all too many candidates that qualify as imminent and very serious crises. Several should be high on everyone's agenda of concern, because they pose literal threats to human survival: the increasing likelihood of a terminal nuclear war, and environmental disaster, which may not be too far removed. However, I would like to focus on narrower issues, those that are of greatest concern in the West right now. I will be speaking primarily of the United States, which I know best, and it is the most important case because of its enormous power. But as far as I can ascertain, Europe is not very different

Published

2007-06-01

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Section

Review of the Month