Author Archives: Danilo Guaitoli

Italia: elezioni

Tira una brutta aria in giro per il mondo, e non solo nei luoghi di conflitti violenti. Anche vicino a noi il mix di populismo, nazionalismo e involuzioni autoritarie comincia a farsi preoccupante, soprattutto quando si manifesta nel comportamento di … Continue reading

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Spanish Inquisition 2018

    Ferreres, El Periódico, 12/01/2018

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Catalunya’s unusual elections

Catalunya is heading towards a new election, after the Spanish government took over its institutions, deposing the president and government, and dissolving the parliament. The constitutional provision used (the now infamous art. 155) literally only authorizes the central government to … Continue reading

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Sinai

Why should I seek?  I am the same as He.  His essence speaks through me.  I have been looking for myself! [Rumi (1207-1273), from Dīvān-e Kabīr] More than 300 people were killed in a terrorist attack on a Sufi mosque … Continue reading

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Human Flow

HUMAN FLOW – a documentary by Ai Weiwei     (2017) Highly recommended

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Catalunya (2)

October 1, 2017. Peaceful Catalan voters brutally attacked, and shot with rubber bullets, by Spanish police: 844 wounded. More than half of the people showed up. Many were forcefully prevented from casting their vote or having it counted. Still, about … Continue reading

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Catalunya

(English at the end) Los estados históricamente han representado estructuras de poder y dominio impuesto con la fuerza. Solo en épocas recientes, y solo en algunas partes del mundo, se han ido democratizando; pero casi siempre manteniendo ese aspecto de … Continue reading

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