October 18, 2014
This October, Sweden became the first western European nation to formally recognize Palestine as a state . Whilst other eastern European...
blog
March 19, 2015
Today marks the fifty-third anniversary of the end of the Algerian fight for independence. On March 19, 1962 the seven-year, four-month war...
Opinion
May 14, 2014
Translation from Italian into English by Luigi Attardi (Nail Chiodo) 1952-2014. Europe once again has a barbed-wire face. Its reality,...
retrospectives
June 1, 2013
Shortly after it was published, Clara Sereni’s pioneering autobiography in recipes Keeping House (La Casalinghitudine) became a cult for...
retrospectives
June 1, 2013
Like everybody else in Europe who had been straining under the terror that was Winter 2012-2013, I celebrated the first sunny day by taking...
retrospectives
June 1, 2013
Vivir con miedo es como vivir a medias (1) Today, Wednesday August 14, 2002, at 9:30 am, something odd happened to me. For reasons of my...
retrospectives
March 18, 2013
Originally published in Le Monde on January 10th, 2004. The newspapers leave no doubt: from now on whoever wants to go to the United States...
Reviews
December 7, 2011
One of the least remarked upon aspects to the story of modern conflict has been war's transformative influence on the trajectory of...