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.
Typing for Goebbels
Brunhilde Pomsel, one of Josef Goebbels’s secretaries, died on 27 January. I interviewed her in 1991 for a BBC TV series on Nazi film propaganda. In 2011, Bild ran an ‘exclusive’ interview with her, claiming it was the first time ...
Age of Anger, by Pankaj Mishra: a review
Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Every once in a (long) while a book comes out that rips the zeitgeist, shining on like a crazy diamond. Age of Anger, by Pankaj Mishra, author of the also-seminal From the Ruins of Empire, might as well be the latest avatar.
Think of this book as the ...
How the Liberalization of the Left Led to the Rise of the Far-Right
The 2008 financial crash, brought about largely by the greed and recklessness of very wealthy bankers, ought have been a great opportunity for the political left. But instead, as popular opposition to elite-friendly globalization grew, it was the ...
“Turn the Guns Around”
Interview with John Catalinotto
- Ricardo Vaz
USAmerican author and socialist activist John Catalinotto granted an interview to Investig’ ...
Don’t offer fast food, give cooking classes: Sami Omar
- Milena Rampoldi ميلينا رامبولدي میلنا رامپلدی Милена Рампольди
Below is my interview with Sami Omar on migration and integration. He was born of Eritrean parents in ...
John Berger: ‘If I’m a storyteller it’s because I listen’
- Kate Kellaway
John Berger died on Jan. 2, 2016, in Antony, near Paris. On the eve of his 90th birthday (Nov. 5, 2016), ...
The flower is to blame
Intervention at the Gathering The Zapatistas and ConSciences for Humanity
- Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano
December 27, 2016
“Earlier this year, on February 30, 2016, the Swedish electronic science magazine, ...
“Social media are a trap”:Zygmunt Bauman
- Ricardo de Querol
One of the 20th Century's most influential sociologists, Zygmunt Bauman, has died aged 91 in Leeds on ...
“Global History must be the result of a global conversationˮ: Sven Beckert, author of Empire of Cotton: A Global History
- Zhanna Popova Жанна Попова
Sven Beckert is Laird Bell Professor of American History at Harvard University. Professor Beckert’ ...
"Clarity is more important than money": Booker Prize acceptance speech, 1972
- John Berger (1926-2017)
John Berger died on Jan. 2, 2016, in Antony, near Paris, at age 90. This was his speech on accepting ...