Following last week's revelation that the CIA had apparently been keeping tabs
on Noam Chomsky
, guest host Kevin Sylvester
speaks to the outspoken author, philosopher and MIT emeritus professor about government surveillance, then and now.
In the wide-ranging interview, Chomsky shares his thoughts on the CIA's file and the NSA scandal, as well as the state of American foreign policy and why we sometimes like to "forget" certain aspects of law.
As for current surveillance revelations in the U.S., Chomsky warns: "It's dangerous when people are willing to give up their privacy."
You can read the Chomsky documents uncovered through the U.S. Freedom of Information Act here
, or in the document embedded below.
CIA-FBI Referred Doc by John Hudson
We're very interested in your reaction to our interview with Noam Chomsky. Do you share his concerns about government secrecy and privacy rights?