John Malkin September 2005 | Ode Magazine, Issue: 26 TF! Editorial Comment: According to the Arts and Humanities Citation Index, between 1980 and 1992 Noam Chomsky was cited as a source more often than any living scholar, and the eighth most cited source overall. His critical views on foreign policy and the struggle for human rights and economic justice continue to inform contemporary discourse. In the interview below, Noam Chomsky offers a wide-ranging treatise on empowerment. He touches on democracy, globalization, popular movements, media and autonomy—-ways of bringing power to the people.