Thinking, acting, creating, communicating: within its inexhaustible wealth and diversity, human creation is going through a revolution. The masters of the world are trying to appropriate it. We resist.
When Daesh is Defeated: Who Will Fill the Intellectual Vacuum in the Arab World?
Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
Back in the Middle East for a few months, I find myself astounded by the absence of the strong voices of Arab intellectuals.
The region that has given rise to the likes of Michel Aflaq, George Habash, Rached Al-Ghannouchi, Edward Said and numerous ...
Carpet-Bombing Falsehoods About a War That’s Little Understood
Review of The Korean War, by Bruce Cumings
North Korea, like Cuba, is a country suspended in time, one that exists off modernity’s grid. It’s a place where the cold war never ended, where the heirloom paranoia is taken down and polished daily.
US PsyOp leaflet dropped on the ...
« Why, if we have a project that favours the immense majority, does this not translate into an equivalent social and electoral support? »
Interview with Marta Harnecker
Tassos Tsakiroglou Τάσος Τσακίρογλου
The following interview with Marta Harnecker was conducted by journalist Tassos Tsakiroglou for the Greek newspaper Efimerida ton Syntakton prior to Harnecker's participation in the international conference "150 years Karl Marx's Capital: Reflections ...
Google and Facebook Can’t Just Make Fake News Disappear
- danah boyd
Fake news is too big and messy to solve with algorithms or editors — because the problem ...
Through dance I communicate with all cultures of the world: Maher Shawamreh
- Antonietta Chiodo
Let's talk about Palestine, giving the podium to an artist who lives in occupied Palestine. He’ ...
Aziza Brahim: the fist and the voice
- Laura Hunter
Committed to the independence of her country, Western Sahara, the singer embodies both the tragedy and ...
They shouted “Blackˮ at me
- Victoria Santa Cruz (1922-2014)
I was only seven years,
only seven years
Not even seven years
I wasn't even five!
Women in Power: From Medusa To Merkel
- Mary Beard
This piece by Mary Beard was delivered as the third of this year’s LRB Winter Lectures at the ...
Never say die - Review of 'Foot Soldier of the Constitution: A Memoir', by Teesta Setalvad
- Anupama Katakam
Teesta Setalvad tells the story of her crusade seeking justice for the victims of the 2002 Gujarat pogrom. ...
Typing for Goebbels
- Karen Liebreich
Brunhilde Pomsel, one of Josef Goebbels’s secretaries, died on 27 January. I interviewed her ...