501 is another awesome achievement by Noam Chomsky. It is a
devastating array of information about the U.S. role in the world,
placed in the long historical perspective of the 500 years that
followed the voyages of Columbus. The result is a wonderful
single-volume education in history and world politics.
book portrays the world born five centuries ago: An immense
supermarket where value is determined by price tags. What is the price
of an intellectual? Chomsky's fierce talent proves once more that
human beings are not condemned to become commodities.