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Noam Chomsky


JLF announces programme for 2021 virtual edition

January 21, 2021 6:09 pm

Set to take place between February 19-28, the 10-day literary event will feature a line-up of speakers from across the world, consisting of writers, poets, playwrights, thinkers, politicians, journalists, cultural icons and recipients of major literary awards.

Tata Literature Live: Chomsky-Prashad discussion cancelled hours before event

November 22, 2020 4:46 am

The move follows the duo’s decision to read a statement against “corporations such as the Tatas, and the Tatas in particular”, responding to a joint appeal by 50 activists and civil society members, urging them to not participate in an event sponsored by the company.

Explained: The debate over Harper's open letter against 'cancel culture'

July 10, 2020 6:51 pm

Since the letter was published, it has ignited a debate on “Cancel Culture” and critics have questioned the letter for limiting its concern towards free speech at the social, cultural and institutional level.

Noam Chomsky backs movement against Sardar Sarovar dam as Medha Patkar, 12 others continue hunger strike

August 01, 2017 2:15 pm

Noam Chomsky has signed the petition at a time when social activist Medha Patkar and 12 PAP are on an indefinite fast in Chikkalda village of Madhya Pradesh against the "forced displacement" of project affected people, the Andolan said in the statement issued recently.

The Last Stand

May 07, 2014 6:33 am

Two American filmmakers make a documentary about artistes in Kathputli Colony, which hints at a battle between the past and the future

Gender of speaker may affect how we understand words

November 21, 2013 12:50 pm

Sex of a speaker may determine how quickly we understand words,says study.

It's dark in the middle

November 12, 2013 10:31 pm

A new book offers insights on identity construction in the subcontinent’s middle classes

Soni’s Story

August 05, 2012 1:57 am

The story of a woman caught in the battle between the police,Maoists and rights activists.

Intellectuals appeal for Sen's release

December 27, 2010 2:44 pm

They claimed that Sen never resorted to violence or incited anyone else to do so.

Chomsky barred from West Bank,Israel says official to blame

May 18, 2010 1:52 am

A fierce debate broke out in Israel on Monday over the country’s refusal a day earlier to permit Noam Chomsky,the linguist and icon of the American left,to enter the occupied West Bank from Jordan....