Security and State Policy. Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, 13th Annual Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity's Future, Santa Barbara, CA, February 28, 2014.
   United Nations Speech on Palestine. U.N. Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, New York, NY, October 14, 2014.
   Corporate business models are hurting American universities. Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers of America, Pittsburgh, PA, October 10, 2014.
   Science, Mind, and Limits of Understanding. The Science and Faith Foundation (STOQ), The Vatican, January 2014.
  A Roadmap to a Just World -- People Reanimating Democracy. DW Global Media Forum, Bonn, Germany, June 17, 2013.
   The Truth About America's Secret, Dirty Wars. (with Jeremy Scahill and Amy Goodman), Harvard University, April 27, 2013.
   Violence and Dignity: Reflections on the Middle East. 2013 Edward Said Lecture, Friends House, London, March 18, 2013.
  Who Owns the World? University of Massachusetts at Amherst. September 2012.
  The Great Charter: Its Fate, Our Fate. The University of Saint Andrews. June 19, 2012.
  Revolutionary Pacifism: Choices and Prospects. City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture, Sydney Town Hall. November 1, 2011.
  Language and the Cognitive Science Revolution(s). Carleton University. April 8, 2011.
  The State-Corporate Complex: A Threat to Freedom and Survival. University of Toronto. April 7, 2011.
  Academic Freedom and the Corporatization of Universities. University of Toronto, Scarborough. April 6, 2011.
  Contours of Global Order: Domination, Instability, and Xenophobia in a Changing World. Westerkerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. March 13, 2011.
  Human intelligence and the environment. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. September 30, 2010.
  US Foreign Policy in the Middle East. UNESCO Palace, Beirut, Lebanon. May 25, 2010. Traducción al castellano: La política de Estados Unidos en el Medio Oriente.
  Final Remarks, Istanbul Conference on Freedom of Speech. Istanbul Conference on Freedom of Speech, Istanbul, Turkey. April 10, 2010.
  Quo Vadis. Istanbul Conference on Freedom of Speech, Istanbul, Turkey. April 10, 2010.
  Power Hunger Tempered by Self-Deception. The Collège de France. May 28, 2010.
  The Radical Intellectual. The Haven Center, Madison, Wisconsin. April 8, 2010.
  "The evil scourge of terrorism": Reality, construction, remedy (Erich Fromm Lecture 2010). International Erich Fromm Society, Stuttgart, Germany. March 23, 2010.
  Hopes and Prospects (Amnesty International Lecture). Belfast, Ireland. October 30, 2009.
  Human Rights in the New Millennium. London School of Economics and Political Science. October 29, 2009.
  The Unipolar Moment and the Obama Era. Versión en castellano: Guerra, drogas y política, elementos del mundo bipolar. Nezahualcóyotl Hall, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), University City, Federal District, Mexico. September 21, 2009.
  The Responsibility to Protect. UN General Assembly, New York City. July 23, 2009.
  Crisis and Hope: Theirs and Ours (American Power and the New Mandarins 40th Anniversary Talk). Brecht Forum, Riverside Church, New York City. June 12, 2009.
  Modern-Day American Imperialism: Middle East and Beyond. Boston University. April 24, 2008.
  Just War Theory. U.S. Military Academy, West Point. April 20, 2006.
  Europe and America as Underwriters of the International Order. Institute of European Affairs. January 19, 2006.
  The War on Terror. Amnesty International Annual Lecture. January 18, 2006.
  The Future of Iraq and U.S. Occupation. International Relations Center. January 26, 2005.
  Nuclear Terror at Home. International Relations Center. January 25, 2005.
  Elections Run by Same Guys Who Sell Toothpaste. International Relations Center. January 25, 2005.
  The "War on Terrorism" and the New Rules of World Order. Antigonish, Nova Scotia. October 13, 2004.
  Doctrines and Visions: Who Is to Run The World, and How? University of Oxford. June 4, 2004.
  Biolinguistics and the Human Capacity. MTA, Budapest. May 17, 2004.
  On Negroponte's Appointment to Iraq Embassy. Cambridge Forum. April 29, 2004.
  After the War. Columbia University. November 20, 2003.
  Where's the Security in Bush's National Security Strategy? University of Florida. October 21, 2003.
  On Hegemony or Survival. Illinois State University. October 7, 2003.
  Confronting the Empire. III World Social Forum. February 1, 2003.
  On the Kent/Jackson State Killings. Kent State. May 4, 2000.
  On West Asia. University of California at Berkeley. March 21, 2002.
  A World Without War. II World Social Forum. January 31, 2002.
  Distorted Morality: America's War on Terror. Harvard University. February, 2002.
  Peering into the Abyss of the Future. Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi. November 3, 2001.
  The New War Against Terror. MIT. October 18, 2001.
  Prospects for Peace in the Middle East. University of Toledo. March 4, 2001.
  "The other Davos". Attac. January 26, 2001.
  IRC 20th Anniversary Celebration Speech. International Relations Center. February 26, 2000.
  U.S. Middle East Policy. Columbia University. April 4, 1999.
  Power in The Global Arena. Amiel Lecture, London. May, 1998.
  Free Market Fantasies: Capitalism in the Real World. Harvard University. April 13, 1996.
  If the Nuremberg laws were applied... Radio Free Maine. Circa 1990.
  Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media. University of Wisconsin-Madison. March 15, 1989.
  American Foreign Policy. Harvard University. March 19, 1985.