''Our struggle was raging before anarchism was even a word, much less an ideology with newspapers and disciples. Our struggle is older than Bakunin or Kropotkin. .... Your intervention is not wanted nor are we a “project” for some high-minded North Americans to profit off. .... So long as North American anarchists hold and espouse colonialist belief systems they will forever find themselves without allies in the third world.''
There is no “past,” “present” or “future”! What is really happening is that we are constantly undergoing “a change of condition.” Apparently we are “being deceived” by those “impressions of the previous conditions” that have remained imprinted as our memories.
Noam Chomsky talk on "Iraq, Israel, and the US: Oppression and Repression at Home and Abroad", held at MIT on Monday, 2 Dec 2002.
Includes opening comments from recently released Palestian activist Amer Jubran.
[better sound quality but larger 22khz 32kbps MP3]