Hannah Arendt, born in 1906 into a German-Jewish secular family, was arrested and questioned by the Gestapo for eight days in 1933. She left Germany illegally and eventually reached New York where she began to learn English. Within a decade she had written her major work, “The origins of totalitarianism”. […]
“The economic crisis, austerity and cuts are not factors that favour multicultural policies. In many cases they have strengthened the rejection of multiculturalism under the shadow of Islamophobia” Claudio Chipana One of the biggest problems in the debate on multiculturalism is the lack of agreement on the definition […]
In addition to the human drama that an armed attack against this Latin American nation would entail for its own people, an armed intervention by the United States, or in conjunction with its Western and local allies, would have enormous repercussions throughout the continent.
It would turn it into a scenario similar to Iraq, Libya, Ukraine or Syria. This may be the result of some kind of large-scale military operation against the government of Nicolás Maduro.
Paintings, says the author of the excellently well-illustrated “Heaven on Earth: paintings and the life to come”, are not propositions. They are to be looked at closely, with regard to their form and grammar, and the author proceeds to do just this with four late medieval and early modern artists: […]
Most pages in “Eye spy” consist of large (25.4 by 33 cm) images of different animal faces and, over each creature’s eyes, a small fold-out section which is opened by a flap to reveal a pictorial scene: two white buildings, a Fresian cow, a dog and cat chasing a ball, […]