Tag: Italy

Religion is not a country. But, if you’re looking to burnish your nationalist credentials, savaging a young woman for converting to Islam means otherwise. (More…)

Scacco Matto sounds like a mosaic of Europop hits from the early 1980s. The album is made from pieces so tiny, their arrangement so abstract, that it transcends the referentiality of so much postmodern music. (More…)

Greece is a niche subject. That is if the street art of the German capital is the decider. Off the walls for the better part of the last decade, Athens hasn’t figured prominently since the 2008 economic crisis, when it appeared everywhere. That is, until now. (More…)

The threat was unambiguous. “He that diggeth a pit, shall fall into it,” wrote Russia’s Defence Ministry Spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov, on Facebook. (More…)

The microbe is back!” Jacques Delors told AFP at the end of March.  But, the EU godfather wasn’t referring to Coronavirus. (More…)

The crisis through which we (or at least most of us) are now living is defined by biopolitics. (More…)

I’m in the second week of self-imposed Coronavirus isolation, and the fourth day of the nationwide lockdown mandated by the Italian government to stop – or at least slow – the epidemic. (More…)

Every disaster has a silver lining. You just have to be heartless enough to exploit it. (More…)

“I thought this was supposed to be a movement of young people? Everyone’s our age, even older. So far.” (More…)