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Annie Appel has recorded a vital and rich moment in political and cultural history. Here are the many faces of Occupy. . . . What is can barely be described.
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As a student of International Relations, this video from ted.com inspired me a lot. Here is the story of a former diplomat. After 15 years in the British diplomatic corps, Carne Ross became a “freelance diplomat,” running a bold nonprofit that gives small, developing and yet-unrecognized nations a voice in international relations. 196 more words
Robert Lowell’s 1961 Imitations did more for the reputation of twentieth-century poets Mandelstam and Montale than it did for the nineteenth-century Europeans, Baudelaire and Leopardi, since the latter never needed much rehabilitating in literary circles and since the latter has still not received as much attention, in translation or in cultural myths, as he is due (the somewhat recent Galassi translation notwithstanding). 2,335 more words
Un portrait d’un diplomate britannique, représentant son pays à l’ONU pendant la guerre en Irak, devenu anarchiste et extrêmement actif à Occupy Wall Street.
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