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The Human Condition Cast in Iron(y)

Che Guevara, a champion of the anti-capitalist/imperialist movement, made into a hipster icon worn on mass sweat-shop manufactured merchandise.

‘Smiling Buddha,’ the assigned code name of India’s first successful nuclear bomb test claimed to be (fasten your seatbelts) a “peaceful nuclear explosion”. 53 more words

Reading List: Havana

Islands in the stream

Written in 1970, this three part novel refers specifically to Hemingway’s time spent in Cuba, including a middle section set specifically in the bar El Floridita and his house Finca Vigia. 562 more words



Grillo: “La specie che sopravvive non è la più forte, ma quella che si adatta meglio. Noi possiamo adattarci a qualsiasi cosa” – Il Fatto Quotidiano…

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Problemi Generali

Photo of the day: no. 33

Today was the last full day of the trip; Laura left for Mendoza last night, and I’m psyching myself up for an 18 hour journey back to Santiago from Córdoba. 31 more words


The Master and the Liberator

Fifty years of a classic: One Hundred Years of Solitude. The birth of a master and a liberator.
Indradeep Bhattacharyya celebrates…

The same day when Librilinia approached me for a piece on Gabriel Garcia Marquez for their March number (Since the author was born in March, and One Hundred Years of Solitude has just turned 50), I was reading a quite hard-hitting interview of Raghuram Rajan, where he speaks on the dire necessity for India to choose the right kind of political leadership for itself, one which listens to the people and leads them on to the right path. 1,419 more words


For Ernesto Che Guevara

At last
I’ve seen the past
and much like the future
it was murder
Since the beginning
of forever
brother Cain came
with low blows… 239 more words


How did this photo sum up the US-Soviet relationship? (BBC)

Elliott Erwitt traveled to the Soviet Union and Cuba during the Cold War. In the eighth video of BBC Culture’s Through the Lens series, he describes his iconic photos of Richard Nixon, Nikita Khrushchev, Fidel Castro and Che Guevara.