All posts on November 2014

Politics and Economy

Une double voie pour affronter l’ignorance

A survey on the ignorance of the individuals about the central subjects for democracy was revealed on October 29th by the English daily paper The …

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Arts and culture

“Non aspettavano altro”: la difesa del territorio e l’azione della folla

In the short story “Non aspettavano altro” (1958), the Italian writer Dino Buzzati represents the misery of two travellers that, having arrived at an unknown …

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Rights and society

Consciência Negra e Inconsciência Nacional

In Brazil it still is quite ordinary to use the expression, literally translated, ‘iron yourself’ (se ferrar) as a means to curse someone.  But it …

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