War of the Pigs and tribal politics
- Jorge Majfud
To distract attention from the global assault by 0.1 percent of the world's population, we have a growing War of the Pig (Diary of the War of the Pig, novel by Bioy Casares, 1969, engL 1972) but extended to the most diverse extremes the Argentine novelist ...
Noam Chomsky turns 90: How a U.S. anarchist has more than survived
- Bruce E. Levine
“The person who claims the legitimacy of the authority always bears the burden of justifying it. And if they can’t justify it, it’s illegitimate and should be dismantled. To tell you the truth, I don’t really understand anarchism ...
Philip Roth interviews Primo Levi
- Marco Belpoliti
We would like to remember Philip Roth (1933-2018) —in addition to his extraordinary literary production— for his pivotal role in introducing Primo Levi to the English-speaking world. In this essay, Marco Belpoliti examines the encounters ...
Costas Lapavitsas: "Socialism starts at home"
- Michael Calderbank
Michael Calderbank speaks to Marxist economist Costas Lapavitsas ahead of the publication of his provocative new book The Left Case Against the EU
Calderbank: Your last book is entitled "The Left case against the European ...
Who invented hummus?
- Diana Spechler
At Akramawi, a 65-year-old hummus joint by Damascus Gate in Jerusalem, a cook named Nader Tarawe was showing me how to prepare hummus. The recipe for hummus b’tahini (as the dish is named; ‘hummus’ simply means ‘chickpeas’ ...
Food, art and literature: How Israel is stealing Arab culture
- Nada Elia ندى إيليا
As a settler-colonial country, Israel has industriously sought to erase the existence of the people indigenous to the land it occupies, so as to better appropriate aspects of their culture that make it "local", rather than implanted. ...
Neurocapitalism. Technological Mediation and Vanishing Lines
The English edition
- Giorgio Griziotti
Foreword to the English edition
Politics, technique and co-research
From a personal point of view, my desire to delve into writing this book comes from the intersection of my two main interests: politics and technology. Throughout ...
'I'm not fatalistic' Naomi Klein on Puerto Rico, austerity and the left
- Oliver Laughland
Naomi Klein’s latest book, The Battle For Paradise: Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists, examines recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria. It is the first time the acclaimed author and journalist has focused on Puerto Rico ...
Julian Assange and the fate of journalism
- Lawrence Davidson
Julian Assange is the Australian founder of WikiLeaks —a website dedicated to the public’s right to know what governments and other powerful organizations are doing. WikiLeaks pursues this goal by posting revelatory documents, often ...
Kelly Marie Tran: I won’t be marginalized by online harassment
- Loan 'Kelly Marie' Tran
Editors’ note: The actress deleted her Instagram posts this summer in response to online harassment. Here she speaks out for the first time.
The actress Kelly Marie Tran, arriving at the Oscars this year. She writes, “I had been tricked ...