The essential guide to Chomsky and his brilliant ideas on the global state of affairs. A collection of Chomsky's speeches and his interviews with David Barsamian, edited by Arthur Naiman. Divided into four clear sections, these extraordinary writings have collectively sold over half a million copies. Including classic essays such as: What Uncle Sam Really Wants - a dissection of US foreign policy, The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many - examining the new global economy, food, Third World 'economic miracles' and the roots of racism, Secrets, Lies and Democracy - the CIA's actions in relation to religious fundamentalism, global inequality and the coming eco-catastrophe, The Common Good - unmissable writing on equality, freedom and the media. With exceptional clarity and power of argument, Noam Chomsky lays bare as no one else can the realities of contemporary geopolitics.