Noam Chomsky…. “the libertarian”

I will never understand why some people consider Noam Chomsky as a libertarian….

He should be called what he really is and himself acknowledges being:  a SOCIALIST.

“Ron Paul is a nice guy”…. and his policies are “off the wall”.

“Capitalism without government would lead to corporate tyranny”

17 seconds later….

“Corporations cannot live without a powerful nanny state”

The whole video of his lecture at Kutztown University on Nov. 21, 2011.

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4 Responses to Noam Chomsky…. “the libertarian”

  1. nestor76 says:

    Well, actually he would call himself a “libertarian socialist” (i.e. a left-wing anarchist), though technically I think he is definitely more state socialist than libertarian, defending the welfare state, state regulation of the economy… with some glimpses of anarchist or libertarian thought thrown in. Which makes a contradictory mess, as the two quotes in your blogpost show quite well. Roderick Long has summed it up as “augustinian anarchism” (lord, grant me anarchy, but not yet):
    http://c4ss.org/content/1659

  2. aleon says:

    To me it sounds like the “dictatorship of proletariat” as the necessary step before no government….
    I would tell him that Rueff’s line “Be liberals or be socialists, but do not be liars.”
    Obviously Chomsky is the second and the third.

  3. nestor76 says:

    In any case, he is a gnome http://brockley.blogspot.com/2010/04/gnome-chomsky-5-and-his-dog-predicate.html 😉

    (here for the whole series:

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