World-renowned scholar and activist Noam Chomsky said humans are living through the darkest and most consequential time in history.
Speaking on Hill.TV, Chomsky said the current age is a “point of confluence of severe crises,” including the threat of nuclear war, climate change, a raging pandemic, economic depression and racial unrest in the United States.
“This is a unique moment in human history, not just my lifetime,” he said. “There’s never been a moment in human history where such a confluence of crises emerged and decisions about them have to be made very soon — they cannot be delayed.”
A longtime antiwar activist, Chomsky criticized President Trump for “systematically dismantling the protections offered some defense against nuclear war.”