Tag: Noam Chomsky
On Dec. 7, Noam Chomsky turns 88, but the birthday of America’s great public intellectual actually got his mainstream acclaim last year in Matt Ross’ poignant indie film Captain Fantastic, a quirky comedic drama about a left-wing family living off the grid in the woods of the Pacific Northwest who traditionally celebrate "Noam Chomsky Day" instead of Christmas. On this unique holiday, the presents aren’t the latest video games and expensive perfumes, but hunting knives and crossbows. There’s also cake, candles and quotations from “Uncle Noam,” the famed M.I.T. professor of linguistics and libertarian socialist culture critic.
The legal battle to stop the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens has come to an end.
“This verdict is act of aggression against a free press, civic society, and the conscience of a young man.”
The law was previously ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge.
The Battle Raging Against The Most Important Law You’ve Never Heard Of