1996-12-31 - None

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From: Bovine Remailer <haystack@cow.net>
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From: Bovine Remailer <haystack@cow.net>
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 1996 18:06:03 -0800 (PST)
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At 1:41 AM 12/25/1996, Anonymous wrote that Noam Chomsky said:
>More than ever, libertarian socialist ideas are relevant, and the
>population is very much open to them. Despite a huge mass of corporate
>propaganda, outside of educated circles, people still maintain pretty much
>their traditional attitudes. In the US, for example, more than 80% of the
>population regard the economic system as inherently unfair and the
>political system as a fraud, which serves the special interests, not the
>people. Overwhelming majorities think working people have too little voice
>in public affairs (the same is true in England), that the government has
>the responsibility of assisting people in need, that spending for education
>and health should take precedence over budget-cutting and tax cuts, that
>the current Republican proposals that are sailing through Congress benefit
>the rich and harm the general population, and so on. Intellectuals may tell
>a different story, but it's not all that difficult to find out the facts.

Can anybody explain in what way Chomsky is an anarchist or a
libertarian?  Opposition to some government schemes but not others
makes a Republican or a Democrat, not an anarchist or libertarian.

Chomsky is a smart man.  What's he up to?

Sir Galahad