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Alors que les Etats-Unis, le Royaume-Uni et la France viennent d’ordonner des frappes sur le territoire syrien visant à priver le régime de Bachar Al-Assad de ses armes chimiques, en dehors de tout cadre légal et aux termes d’un feuilleton politico-médiatique tragicomique, les observateurs s’interrogent : que révèlent réellement ces actions militaires, menées au prix de prouesses techniques bien réelles, pour des gains stratégiques et diplomatiques inexistants ? 2,695 more words

Back Catalog Review: Lawrence of Arabia

The Back Catalog is a series following my quest to watch all of the films I own. Check out the index, or follow the… 1,734 more words


An Ode to Chinua Achebe's Greatest Character in Modern Literature

Today is Chinua Achebe’s 87th birthday. Although he’s not alive to celebrate, he has established a legacy as the father of modern African literature. His works have defined an era that deals with themes such as masculinity within African culture, the sociopolitical effects of colonialism in Africa, and coming to grips about culture change. 704 more words

Freestyle Writings

Hurricane Maria Proves Puerto Rico Needs Socialist Revolution


No electricity, no running water, mounting trash and spreading disease.

Imagine being forced to live under these circumstances weeks after being struck by one of the world’s deadliest hurricanes. 690 more words

Blog 1- Introduction to Empire

Empire, as defined by Oxford dictionary, is “an extensive group of states or countries ruled over by a single monarch, an oligarchy, or a sovereign state.” The application of empires throughout human history has been able to unite all people since imperialism has played a crucial role in the development of every state’s or country’s’ history. 1,024 more words