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Dissidents of the International Left

Andy Heintz Noam Chomsky Alex de Waal John Feffer



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New Internationalist
06 August 2019
Politics & government; Political ideologies; International relations; Political control & freedoms; Civil rights & citizenship
Dissidents of the International Left gives a clear-headed look at the many different strands of the international and domestic leftist currents pulsing throughout the world. With 77 interviews it gives lesser known dissidents, leftists, secularists and feminists the same platform as more well-known progressive and Leftist stalwarts.

The author interviews well-known and famous intellectuals from the Western world such as Noam Chomsky, Ed Vulliamy, Michael Walzer, Alex de Waal, the brilliant Kenan Malik, North Korean specialist Jieun Baek, Michael Kazin, Jeffrey Sachs, Meredith Tax, Bill Weinberg, Peter Beinart, Gideon Levy, Anthony Appiah, Juan Cole and Stephen Zunes. he also interviews many prominent intellectuals and dissidents from the non-Western world.

These intellectuals and journalists offer many opinions that deserve a much broader readership in the Western world.

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Foreword by:   John Feffer
Interviewer:   Andy Heintz
Interviewee:   Noam Chomsky, Alex de Waal
Imprint:   New Internationalist
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 213mm,  Width: 137mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   476g
ISBN:   9781780264998
ISBN 10:   1780264992
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   06 August 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Andy Heintz is a freelance writer based in the American Midwest. His work has been published in progressive media outlets in the United States, Europe, India and the Middle East, including Foreign Policy in Focus, the New Internationalist, Muftah, The Wire, Common Dreams, Secularism is a Women's Issue, Balkan Witness, Culture Project, Europe-Solidaire, and CounterVortex. Heintz specializes in writing about foreign policy issues, social movements, universal rights and international solidarity. He has written opinion columns that have appeared in a number of Midwestern newspapers and magazines. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism/mass communication from Kansas State University, in Manhattan, KS, USA. Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic and political activist. Sometimes described as the father of modern linguistics , Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and laureate professor at the University of Arizona and is the author of over 100 books on topics such as linguistics, war, politics, and mass media. Alex de Waal a British writer and researcher on African issues, is the executive director of the World Peace Foundation at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Previously, he was a fellow of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative at Harvard University, as well as program director at the Social Science Research Council on AIDS in New York City. He is author of over a dozen books. John Feffer is co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington DC.

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