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Understanding power

Noam Chomsky, Who Rules the World?

Hamish Hamilton, 2016; 320pp; £18.99

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What anti-oppression workshops should teach

One of the world’s leading activist trainers draws on decades of experience

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Libya

Western powers wanted 'leadership change, regime stabilisation' in Libya

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Obscene amounts of money

The government boosted company profits, while increasing inequality and global hunger

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The Propaganda Model

In time for the PN-initiated Rebellious Media Conference, a brief guide to the classic analysis of the mainstream media by Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman, co-authors of Manufacturing Consent.

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Noam Chomsky, 9/11; Noam Chomsky, Power and Terror: Conflict, Hegemony and the Rule of Force; Lois Meyer and Benjamin Maldonado Alvarado eds, New World of Indigenous Resistance

9/11 (Seven Stories Press 2011, rev. ed. 176pp, £8.99); Power and Terror: Conflict, Hegemony and the Rule of Force (Pluto 2011, rev. ed., 224pp, £12.99); New World of Indigenous Resistance: Noam Chomsky and voices from North, South and Central America (City Lights Books 2010, 416pp, £17.99)

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Propaganda and media

Milan Rai recaps the Chomsky-Herman "Propaganda Model" of the mainstream media.

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Editorial

The British press has been marking the 25th anniversary of the start of the miners’ strike of 1984-5, a shattering event for many of us who lived through it.

National Security Strategy News

On 19 March, the British prime minister launched the much–delayed National Security Strategy (NSS) – to little enthusiasm.