It’s not only about which word to use for the plural of a Latin-based word in English. Referenda themselves never appear to solve anything. Steve Latham The debate over Brexit, for example, goes on, becoming more acrimonious. The division even transcends the usual party politics, between Conservative and […]
She was a politically committed photographer – “Everything is propaganda for what you believe in, isn’t it?” she rhetorically asked – hence the title of the wonderful exhibition at the Barbican and this superb book. Sean Sheehan The story of how Dorothea’s Lange’s drive home through California in […]
Those who believe in the possibilities of peace in Colombia (centre and moderate Left) do not yet offer in their analysis sufficient judgments that satisfy reasonable realism. Juan Diego García Others simply announce an apocalyptic scenario of war and the inevitable return to the armed option as […]
In a week it will be known if Brazil’s move towards the extreme right and beyond is full or only partial. And this is because although the second round of the presidential elections is still to come – if the far-right ex-military leader Jair Bolsonaro wins as all the polls indicate – his political group will hold a great deal of power with the office of president and control of Congress.
The literary establishment has always tended to turn its nose up at graphic novels but this has changed with the inclusion of one in the nominations for 2018’s Booker prize. The book is “Sabrina”, by the American author Nick Drnaso, and it tells a sorry tale about modern life. […]