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In his career, professor David Noble was living proof of Noam Chomsky’s hypothesis that if you serve power, power rewards you with respectability; and if you work to undermine power, whether by political analysis or moral critique, you are “reviled, imprisoned, driven into the desert.”
While it is unfortunate Hannah Bhamanpour was denied the right to protest the Gil Hoffman event, her claim her group was unfairly targeted while the George Galloway protest was left unimpeded is far from true.