The Umbrella of U.S. Power

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Contradictions of U.S. Policy
Product Number: EB00179083
Released: Jan 16, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781609800178
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
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Description

Chomsky observes the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a "Path to a Better World," while chronicling how far off the trail the United States is with respect to actual political practice and conduct. Analysing the contradictions of U.S. power while illustrating the real progress won by sustained popular struggle, Chomsky cuts through official political rhetoric to examine how the United States not only violates the UD, but at times uses it as a weapon to wield against designated enemies.

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Author(s): Noam Chomsky
Series: Open Media
Original Publish Date: Jan 04, 2011

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