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Miguel Hernández, poetry and prison

What did I do to deserve so much time inside? It was 1961, in the poet Darío Samper’s library, when I first came to know Miguel Hernández.   Armando Orozco Tovar   The Spanish poet, was sitting in a corduroy suit, head shaved head, and with works of poetry and […]

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Life and death…. Death and life

We often turn a blind eye to death in the West.  But why?  After all, prevailing common sense tells us that every life ultimately ends in the same way: with death.   Mabel Encinas   Not all cultures share our fatalistic view of death.  It’s a sad fact that death […]

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Autonomist Abdication?

Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi is an old school Italian marxist. Rising up during the 1960s, he spent years in exile in France, during the repression of the 1970s.   Steve Latham   Now a new superstar of the far left, he has released a new book, “Schizo Mail”, based on short […]

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Find the guilty one…

This is the title  Francis Fergusson gives the summary of Sophocles tragedy “Oedipus the King”, which according to Umberto Eco is the maximum condensation, that allows you to know something about a novel that’s not more than a two hundred page essay.   Armando Orozco Tovar   But going back […]