Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
the survival of humanity is at stake if they continue the present course of funding fossil fuels. 
Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
They're aware they are facing reputational risk and that the public is enraged. 
Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
That if they do nothing, they can be taken over by the public and nationalists, which can be done. 
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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
Naturally, those who benefit from an existing institution do not want to see them changed. 
Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
This isn't a surprise. 
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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
If this malignancy is not removed, we may not survive.  
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Afshin Rattansi
Afshin Rattansi
But the Green Deal seems to provide for full employment. What's your take on that? 
Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
We do not live in the capitalist societies that Marx was discussing.
Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
He was discussing an abstract form of capitalism that brings out its essential nature. 
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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
institutional power to develop programs that will also not harm private, corporate sectors. 
Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
So the result is policies which are often negative in their effects despite its good intentions. 
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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
That's a sign of the deep disease of the economy which can only be overcome 
Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
by the development of policies outlined in the details on the Green New Deal proposal. 
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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
Many corporations are still making money hand over fist. High tech & hedge funds are doing fine. 
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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
You have no other choice on November 3rd. 
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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
Lyndon Johnson didn't go as far-Left on civil rights but he went further than anyone in the past. 
Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
That's how politics work. It won't be as far as we like therefore we keep working.
Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
It's not, Biden didn't go as far I like therefore I would support the worst guy. 
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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
Voting for Trump is a poor choice at the hope that maybe someday, it will help your voice be heard.
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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
It tells you that you're just a spectator, not a participant. Do the vote and go home. 
Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
Real politics is working to change the conditions so political figures are compelled to shift views.
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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
getting to irreversible tipping points and stacking the judiciary with young, ultra-right lawyers, 
Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
so that nothing would be possibly done for a generation. 
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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
because maybe, in the long run, that will affect the Democratic Party.  That's a terrible choice. 
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