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Cyber Space opens a new Public Sphere in this era. Thanks to www, pub sphere turns into online “marketplace of ideas”, which means the competition of opinions with different perspectives. 996 more words

Public Sphere


Ramón José Medina, MUD head-honcho and, inexplicably, also Víctor Vargas’ attorney, said in an interview with José Rafael Briceño that Leopoldo López “brought about jail for himself.” See the video above (in Spanish) and judge for yourself. 260 more words


We still have vernissages in Caracas

(When I was in Bonn last week, I got the chance to meet Carmen Victoria Méndez, a journalist who used to cover the Caracas arts beat for El Nacional and Tal Cual. 905 more words


This Month's Favourite...

Every month we are going to post about a book we found interesting, a film we enjoyed, an architect we aspire to or a building that excites us.   433 more words

Private Chats and Public Debates

In the 18th Century, the coffee house was where ideas were publicly debated. Philosophers, politicians, scientists and thinkers would visit the Parisian salons, the London coffeehouses or the Berlin ‘table societies’ to freely express their thoughts and debate the pressing issues of the day. 815 more words

Jewish Philosophy

Chukat, Numbers 19:1-22:1

Link to Parsha: http://www.hebcal.com/sedrot/chukat
Dvar Tzedek

By Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster

As the Israelites wind down their adventures in the desert and prepare to enter the Promised Land as a free generation, they must again confront their faith in God’s ability to protect and provide for them. 1,556 more words


A Network Graph of the EU Web Sphere based on Hyperlinks

The graph below visualises the hyperlink network of twenty-one political platforms in the EU context for the period between March 2011 and March 2013, which can be seen as one of the most tumultuous phases of the so-called EU crisis. 448 more words