The State


If Her Opponent Weren’t a Sexual Predator, Clinton’s Leaked Speeches Would Be Devastating

By Eric Levitz
October 8, 2016
NY Mag

If the Republican Party hadn’t nominated a man whose favorite pastimes (apparently) include committing sexual assault and then bragging about it, the Clinton campaign would be having a very bad Saturday.


Noam Chomsky: Masters of Mankind

This piece is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books).

When we ask “Who rules the world?” we commonly adopt the standard convention that the actors in world affairs are states, primarily the great powers, and we consider their decisions and the relations among them. That is not wrong. But we would do well to keep in mind that this level of abstraction can also be highly misleading.

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