President Lula visited Noam Chomsky in Sao Paulo (+post) – Escambray

President Lula visited Noam Chomsky in Sao Paulo (+post) – Escambray
President Lula visited Noam Chomsky in Sao Paulo (+post) – Escambray

Lula informed Chomsky of his intention to organize a meeting of democratic heads of state to debate forms of action against the advance of the extreme right in the world.

According to the newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo, the visit to Chomsky lasted about 40 minutes. (Photo: @LulaOficial).

The Brazilian president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, visited this Monday in Sao Paulo the renowned American linguist Noam Chomsky, who was admitted to the Portuguese Charity Hospital in that state to recover from a Cerebral Vascular Accident.

‘Today I visited four people in Sao Paulo for whom I have great affection: the former president Fernando Henrique Cardoso, the linguist Noam Chomsky, the journalist Mino Carta and the writer Raduan Nassar. Last Friday, I had already visited former President José Sarney in Maranhão,’ Lula wrote on the social network X.

According to the newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo, the visit to Chomsky lasted about 40 minutes and during that contact the founder of the Workers’ Party informed him of the intention to organize a meeting of democratic heads of state to discuss forms of action against the advance of the extreme right in the world.

Such a meeting surfaced after the linguist was discharged from the health center on June 18, as a result of the stroke. The two are old friends.

96 years old, Chomsky is married to a Brazilian woman and, in recent years, has adopted Brazil as a second home.

In 2018, he and his wife visited Lula when he was in political prison on alleged corruption charges.

The Supreme Court later annulled the convictions and the former union member was able to run for president again, being elected to the position for the third time in October 2022.

Chomsky was professor emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Arizona, both in the United States.

In addition to being an academic for more than 40 years, he is an activist and became known for his criticism of the White House’s foreign policy.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1928, the teacher studied at Oak Lane Country Day School and Central High School.

It was at Harvard University, where he worked as a research assistant between 1951 and 1955, and carried out most of his studies on linguistics.

His most popular work is the one that deals with generative grammar, a theory that points out that the ability to structure sentences is innate to human beings and obeys structures.

The analysis system is related to philosophy, logic and psycholinguistics.

Starting in 1964, Chomsky actively protested against the United States Government for the Vietnam War and five years later, in 1969, he published the book ‘American Power and the New Mandarins’, a work of essays on the conflict.

 
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