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.
John Berger: ‘If I’m a storyteller it’s because I listen’
John Berger died on Jan. 2, 2016, in Antony, near Paris. On the eve of his 90th birthday (Nov. 5, 2016), one of the most influential writers of his generation talked about migration, Brexit, growing old – and his fondness for texting
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, River’s Scientist Research Institute, published a study that may revolutionize science and its social applications.
A group of scientists, ...
“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 Jan. 9, 2016. Here is an interview the 'father of liquid modernity' gave to Spanish journalist Ricardo de Querol for El Pais one year ago.
“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 ...
The year 2016 marked the post-truth era, what now?
- Burak Arikan
Tactical disinformation, while definitely not a new phenomenon, has never before been this calculated, ...
Leonard Cohen Makes It Darker
- David Remnick
This article on Leonard Cohen's last album, You want it darker, was published 3 weeks before the poet's ...
When the State Is Scrooge
A conversation with I, Daniel Blake screenwriter Paul Laverty about the indignities of the welfare system in an age of austerity
- Liam O’Hare
It’s not often a film has the impact of I, Daniel Blake.
An authentic and cutting tale of social ...
Navigating War: Has the War in Syria also Destroyed Journalism?
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
When a veteran war reporter like Robert Fisk constructs his argument regarding the siege of Aleppo ...
What's Gonzo journalism? Kit O'Connell answers
- Milena Rampoldi ميلينا رامبولدي میلنا رامپلدی Милена Рампольди
Here is my interview with Kit O'Connell