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NYT vs. RT

On November 7, 2014, both the New York Times and the website of the state-run television station Russia Today (RT) published articles about Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his administration. 186 more words


Dystopian Distress

Why are dystopian stories just so appealing to us? Why does the end of the world and society as we know it make for such appealing material? 388 more words

Largo ai giovani!

“Ci saranno due discorsi brevi, poi ci muoviamo in corteo” … ma quando i brevi discorsi con qualche contenuto e critiche alle politiche fiscali, finiscono (e le luci smettono di inquadrare i dipendenti del ministero delle finanze qui sopra la piazza che credendosi al sicuro sbucano dietro le tende) e il corteo inizia a incolonnarsi, ci mettiamo parecchio tempo prima di muoverci. 1,163 more words


A Tale of Two Protests

Hmm, this was interesting. In the last post, I mentioned that two protests were organised for last week. The first, on October 23 was meant to give voice to a general anti-establishment sentiment and intended to draw in the people who are more aligned to NGOs than to political parties. 1,036 more words


Free internet in free country

sottotitolo: - Possono anche portarci via il nostro futuro, ma non il porno in HD

I parteciperò su facebook erano arrivati a 40.000 in piazza ce n’erano ancora di piu. 1,121 more words

Politica Ungherese


Hahaa, now that’s a way to start a post. Two major scandals have erupted in Hungary over the course of the last week or so. While I am, as usual, highly sceptical of the outcome, anything that breaks the ice around the government is a welcome development. 982 more words