The sick dog in the big city
A Russian tale
- Anna Politkovskaya Анна Политковская (1958-2006)
Last summer our dog died at a very advanced age. Our faithful Doberman Martyn was fifteen years old – long-lived as dogs of the Doberman breed are. Martyn was a fine dog, loyally protecting us through the long years of perestroika chaos, the ...
Light unto the Covid : are Haredi Jews reaching herd immunity?
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
The New York Times reported this week that “New York threatens Orthodox Jewish areas with Lockdown over virus.” The Times reports that, facing a worrying spike in coronavirus cases in Orthodox Jewish neighbourhoods, New York City health officials ...
Is truth antipatriotic?
- Jorge Majfud
In a speech at the National Archives Museum on September 17 (Constitution Day), President Donald Trump proposed the creation of the 1776 Commission to promote a more “pro-American” education program while warning of a radical movement ...
Who I was in 1968 and other confessions: an interview with Rossana Rossanda
- Simonetta Fiori
Rossana Rossanda, legendary figure of the Italian left, died in Rome on 20 September, at the age of 96. We republish one of her last interviews, published on 5 January 2018 by Repubblica, on the occasion of the publication of the book "This ...
The dissolution of liberal universalism
- Alastair Crooke
For a long time, the towns and cities of Europe (and the rest of the world) grew organically around the social, economic and political needs of the people. The result was the well-known, and much-loved, forms of ancient city, town and village, built ...
For years, journalists cheered Assange’s abuse. Now they’ve paved his path to a US gulag
- Jonathan Cook جونثان كوك
Court hearings in Britain over the US administration’s extradition case against Julian Assange begin in earnest next week (Sept. 7). The decade-long saga that brought us to this point should appall anyone who cares about our increasingly fragile ...
- Spyros Manouselis Σπύρος Μανουσέλης
All health practices against the pandemic to date, this set of biomedical measures and practices designed to protect human societies against the new infectious agent, were not based on rigorous knowledge and research, but on widespread propaganda about ...
Love in the time of the Nakba: Palestinian writer Suad Amiry speaks on her new novel
- Michele Giorgio
“I consider it my first novel, but it’s not fiction. It’s a true story, I just used fictional names and developed the characters a bit. A little love story between two teenagers. And the stories of ordinary, albeit very young, people ...
The rival Iraqi Jewish clans who changed the face of Shanghai
Book review of Jonathan Kaufman’s ‘The Last Kings of Shanghai’
- Tzach Yoked צח יוקד
The Sassoons and Kadoories created huge, competing business empires, helped open China to the West and aided Jewish refugees in Shanghai during the Shoah – but their fates differed greatly, as revealed in a new book
Elly Kadoorie and Victor ...
The USAmerican roots of nazism
- Jorge Majfud
“If you are a blond, you belong to the best people in the world, but it’s all over with you! Your forebears committed the fatal mistake of intermingling with inferior brunettes, and as a result the great qualities of the blond race, which ...