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Noam Chomsky: Sydney Peace Prize 2011

Noam Chomsky is the recipient of this year's Sydney Peace Prize. He delivered the City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture in the Sydney Town Hall on 2 November. I noted in the transcript of his speech that Professor Chomsky exhorted us "never forget that our wealth derives in no small measure from the tragedy of others". By good fortune I was able to listen to Noam Chomsky's conversation with Phillip Adams on Radio National's Late Night Live program. With a couple of prompts from Phillip, Noam Chomsky provided a fascinating account of a personal learning journey that moved from the 1930s to...