Peace and Watermelons

Uri Avnery at a Hadash rally against the 2006 Lebanon War

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN One of the most interesting and prolonged private debates I have had in my life was with the brilliant Dr. Nahum Goldmann. The subject: American peace initiatives. It was an unequal debate, of course. Goldmann was my elder by 28 years. While I was a mere editor of an Israeli news magazine, …

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Study Like Chomsky!

Cut out of Noam Chomsky juxtaposed with 4 book covers: Adam Smith's "Wealth of Nations", Ha-Joon Chang's "Bad Samaritans", Noam Chomsky's "Hegemony or Survival", and Richard DuBoff's "Accumulation and Power"

From Correspondence with Noam Chomasky: You have often made reference to Adam Smith’s advice to a young United States to focus on its advantage in exporting raw materials, and to the historical US policy to instead invest and prop up its industrial base. Where is this quote of Adam Smith’s found, and what was the …

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