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.
Peter Handke, Nobel Prize winner for literature: his effort for transparence versus media-speak opacity
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
'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 ...
Palestinian bedtime stories: The wicked Israeli witch
Tamam Mohsen ت تمام محسن
I recall clearly from my childhood, how my mother's face would change in the evening. She would remove her stern and austere face and become tender and dreamy. She would tell my siblings and I thrilling stories like “Jabina” or “Half ...
Let them eat cake: a journey into Edward Said’s humanism
- Ted Steinberg
It was April 27, 1974, the day of my bar mitzvah. The food at the reception was unremarkable with the ...
Postscript :Toni Morrison’s truth
- Hilton Als
She saw the madness we’re living in now years ago.
Toni Morrison (1931)-2019. Art by Katy Horan ...
Tarantino’s ‘dead Indians’ and the roots of USAmerican violence
- Nancy Marie Mithlo
As other viewers of Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film 'Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood' laughed ...
“Toni Morrison will always be with us”: Angela Davis, Nikki Giovanni & Sonia Sanchez pay tribute
- Democracy Now!
Toni Morrison, one of the nation’s most influential writers, died this week at the age of 88 ...
Toni Morrison's legacy of language
- Jeva Lange
Author Toni Morrison died Monday in New York at the age of 88, marking a monumental loss to the American ...
Toni Morrison, the Teacher
- Vinson Cunningham
Toni Morrison, who died on Monday, provided many young readers an ...
Don’t call Toni Morrison a poet
- Emma Goldberg
The author believed in a language more political than poetic.
Toni Morrison in 1998. CreditSara Krulwich/The ...