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Daniel Falcone: A tribute to Noam Chomsky, who turned 90 on Friday

Daniel Falcone: A tribute to Noam Chomsky, who turned 90 on Friday

“Arguably the most important intellectual alive,” Noam Chomsky was also probably the seminal American leftist figure of the late 20th century. 

 

And on Friday, he turns 90, with faculties as sharp as ever, and his workload as intense. 

 

Counterpunch's Daniel Falcone offers a warm personal tribute, noting how "Chomsky is still discussed in many academic disciplines and is becoming ever more widely read in current affairs."

 

To this day, the great man still spends hours daily answering correspondence from all over the world.

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