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Marxist theology
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Marxist theology

It is strange to observe that Slovenian Marxist philosopher Slavoj Zizek is now famous now for writing books about theology. . Steve Latham . Zizek has written in glowing terms about St. Paul, and forthrightly defended the Christian heritage against secularist attempts to minimise its influece. He is, of course, […]

The unpunished corruption in Peru
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The unpunished corruption in Peru

Of Peru’s various presidents during the last 30 years, one is currently serving a prison sentence for corruption and two more are under investigation accused of the same.  Only two former leaders, now deceased, are regarded as true examples of honesty. Manuel Robles Sosa Only the former leaders, Fernando Belaúnde […]

Are there skeletons in IKEA’s closet?
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Are there skeletons in IKEA’s closet?

The Swedish furniture manufacturing giant may have used forced labour in the 70s and 80s, using political prisoners from communist Germany and Cuban criminals to assemble its products.  These are the claims made by prisoners who worked in the jails, and that are shown in supporting documents from the East […]

Da Vinci in La Havana
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Da Vinci in La Havana

An interactive museum with more than 100 copies of works by the Italian painter, philosopher and inventor Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) has brought the Anthropos Foundation to La Havana. The artistic organisation is exhibiting similar works in Canada, the United States, Brazil and Chile.– – Ana Laura Arbesú These are […]

More than just football
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More than just football

There are  times when the king of sports breaks down barriers and  serves as a means of political demonstration. This  will be the topic of June 7th. _ Sometimes, football and politics join forces. Or they use each other for their own benefit. An example of this occurred a few […]