Noam Chomsky has Gone Nuts — Why He is Wrong About Russian Freedom

Jakub Ferencik
5 min readJul 25, 2022

In an interview with Russell Brand on his podcast Under the Skin, the linguist and political theorist Noam Chomsky claimed that Americans have less freedom than Russians.

This is the typical jargon we see from right-wing pundits like Donald Trump Jr., Candace Owens, or Dave Rubin. But … to hear it from Chomsky. Well, Twitter had a field day, needless to say.

So, I thought it would be worth addressing Chomsky’s remarks and setting the record straight: Russians in the 1970s did not have more…

Jakub Ferencik

Author of “Up in the Air” & “Beyond Reason” available on AMAZON | MA McGill Uni | Research assistant for EUROPEUM Prague | 600+ blog posts with 1+ mil. views