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In The Precipice, Noam Chomsky sheds light into the phenomenon of Trumpism, exposes the catastrophic nature and impact of Trump's policies on people, the environment, and the planet as a whole, and captures the dynamics of the brutal class warfare launched by the masters of capital to maintain and even enhance the features of a dog-eat-dog society to the unprecedented mobilization of millions of people against neoliberal capitalism, racism, and police violence.

©2021 Truthout, C. J. Polychroniou, and Valeria Chomsky (P)2021 Tantor

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Of Incalculable Importance

Noam Chomsky's unique perspective is more important now than ever before. Truly on the precipice of collapse, America has been hijacked into the believes of a radical ideology created to aid the interests of the ultra wealthy. The commentaries expressed in this title lay bare the atrocities of those "masters of the universe."

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Fantastic but repetitive

This is a book of unedited interviews, and as a result, every point Noam makes, clear and well-argued though it is, gets repeated 5 or more times throughout the book in more or less the same words. You will be getting Deja Vu the entire read. This didn’t dampen the value of the book for me too much, but it’s glaring enough to be worth mentioning. This book could probably have been edited down to a quarter of the length without losing any of the points made.

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good, but biased

lors of insight and relevant facts. but plagued by bias and redundancy. more of a series of interviews than a coherent book. but happy to havecread it

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Rich in sarcasm....

There seemed to be a lot of good information in this book that, I believe, should be heard by all. Unfortunately, it was so overcast by the thick layers of sarcasm (which I'm generally quite fond of but maybe not with this subject matter) that I don't imagine it will be very informative to those coming from an inquisitively right viewpoint. If this book was solely for the more left leaning audience, then it will probably be well received. Other than that, my only critique would be that it was a bit repetitive.

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the foremost intellectual of our time

listen. heed. his warning is very real. I don't wish to sound alarmist but this is the verifiable factor the matter.

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Balanced and a surprise for the divided nation

Noam Chomsky is a voice in the dark, taking no sides and just explaining power as it truly is. Listen for yourself and make your own decisions. I for one consider this human worthy of history, a never ending voice wading through the propaganda of all power structures to provide some small equalities.

Thank You Sir.