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"Who drank the hemlock?" : an interview with Noam Chomsky

Atherton, Cassandra 2009, "Who drank the hemlock?" : an interview with Noam Chomsky, Writing on the edge : a journal about writing and teaching writing, vol. 19, no. 2, Spring, pp. 91-99.

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Title "Who drank the hemlock?" : an interview with Noam Chomsky
Author(s) Atherton, Cassandra
Journal name Writing on the edge : a journal about writing and teaching writing
Volume number 19
Issue number 2
Season Spring
Start page 91
End page 99
Total pages 9
Publisher University of California, Davis, University Writing Program
Place of publication Davis, Calif.
Publication date 2009
ISSN 1064-6051
Summary An interview with activist, linguist and intellectual professor Noam Chomsky is presented. When asked about the ability of public intellectuals to shape government policy, he says that they can manipulate the public since it is part of their role. Chomsky states that public intellectuals can shape the government policy through addressing the population. He shares that the role of public intellectuals is to assure that the only thing that people heard is the voice of those power and privilege.
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Language eng
Field of Research 200506 North American Literature
Socio Economic Objective 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2009, University of California, Davis, University Writing Program
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