Happy Birthday, Antonio Gramsci
- Lorenzo Alfano
Antonio Gramsci is remembered as a great theorist of modern politics and culture. But he didn’t think big ideas were just a matter for intellectuals — and he insisted that workers must become the leaders of their own organizations.
The "badly fucked"
Lessons from the Matzneff case
- Denise Bombardier
Those who think that I am happy about the tsunami that has hit France following Vanessa Springora's denunciation of the paedophile Gabriel Matzneff are mistaken. The girl who was withered by him between the ages of 13 and a half and 15 describes her ...
Burg, Soros and the ‘Jew-niversal’
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
While the Jewish Lobby and its squads of thought-police are geared up to frame and destroy anyone who dares to mention Soros’ ethnicity, Avraham Burg, prominent Israeli politician, former chairman of the Jewish Agency and interim Israeli president ...
How Jews expelled from Spain forged a diaspora with ties to 25% of Latin America’s population
Film ‘Children of the Inquisition’ challenges Jews' ideas of history and identity
- Rich Tenorio
Film ‘Children of the Inquisition’ examines forced conversion of Sephardim from the Iberian Peninsula 500 years ago and why their descendants still feel ripple effects
A painting depicting the Mexican Inquisition, shown ...
Venezuela: A dictatorship? We’ve seen worse
Creating global weapons of mass construction from Caracas
- Fausto Giudice Фаусто Джудиче فاوستو جيوديشي
I have just returned from Venezuela, still under the emotional shock of this first "live" encounter with a revolution on the move, a revolution communicating by WhatsApp in an oil-exporting country seeking to become the prime example of " ...
Costa-Gavras’ 'Adults in the Room': a critical review
- Éric Toussaint Ερίκ Τουσέν اِریک توسان
In his latest work film director Costa-Gavras seeks to denounce the brutality with which European politicians treated the 2015 Greek crisis. Very commendable, but it is also regrettable that so much more is ignored.
Costa-Gavras is one ...
Debunking Quentin Tarantino’s ‘mockery’ of Bruce Lee
- Bob Calhoun
The real story of Bruce Lee’s confrontation with a grizzled Hollywood stuntman is far more complex than what’s depicted in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood.
The scene pisses me off, but there’s a grain ...
‘Forever Pure’, a documentary on Beitar Jerusalem Football Club
- Eve Mykytyn
'Forever Pure', a riveting documentary by Maya Zinshtein currently available on Netflix, reports on the 2012-3 season of Israel’s Beitar Jersualem FC. In 2005, Arcadi Gaydamak, a Russian born billionaire and convicted arms dealer, bought ...
Peter Handke, Nobel Prize winner for literature: his effort for transparence versus media-speak opacity
- Rosa Llorens
A thunderclap shook the Nobel’s serene sky: After 20 years in Purgatory (since 1996 when he began defending Serbia against the "international community"), Peter Handke has entered Nobel Paradise! Those who unleashed hatreds have not disarmed, ...
Sand and Fire: under the peplum, the propaganda
- Rosa Llorens
'Sand and Fire', by Souheïl ben Barka, is an amazing product: a Moroccan-Italian high-budget film (the largest investment in the history of Moroccan cinema). It tells the story of a Catalan, an officer of the Spanish Crown, Domingo Badia, who was ...