To understand the rest of the article: For several years, NGOs have been warning about the internment in camps of many Uighurs in north-west China. The Uighurs are a Sunni Muslim ethnic group, a minority in China but a majority in the north-western province of Xinjiang. Human rights organizations report that more than 1 million Muslims, mostly Uighurs, are held in political re-education camps in Xinjiang. The Chinese government blames this minority for a series of bloody atta
The title of this article is a quote from the poem “The Burning of Papers Instead of Children” by Adrienne Rich, which appeared in the collection “The will to change”. In this work the poet feels the history of pain, erasure and oppression enclosed in the English Language. When her neighbour is appalled by the burning of a book and says it reminds him of Hitler, the poet knows that true oppression is contained in those same books, in the words they use and the way they use th
“Moleskine, Apuntes y reflexiones” is one of the least known books of the world-famous writer Luis Sepulveda. Written in 2004, it collects considerations about the most diverse topics. From the Afghanistan War to the close relationship with his brother, from environmental issues to new year resolutions. However, even in the lighter topics, the sharp and disillused political critique of the author comes out and dominates the whole book. His life has always been devoted to poli
The Greek philosophers of the VI century BC believed in what they used to called ‘archè’, something that could be interpreted as the underlying force that ruled the world, from which everything had origin and to which everything was meant to go back in the end. They did not know what it was, and they spent their lives building theoretical castles just to give meaning to it all: some thought it was the water, others found it in the juxtaposition of hate and love. Speculations.
Makeup has been around for many centuries, and from its genesis it has been used by individuals to enhance their beauty and express their personality. History sends us back to the ancient Egyptians, who are known to be the first that used cosmetics to darken their eyes and stain their lips. Now-a-days makeup is an important part of our daily routine, and it is used as a beauty tool to help us build up our self-esteem and confidence. Do you ever check the ingredients list of y
The November 3rd presidential elections are now over, and after days of agony for thousands of Americans, swing states playing an important role in the shaping of the results and Nevada gaining more attention than ever before in the history of…well, Nevada, the winner has been determined. Joe Biden will be the 46th President of the United States. These elections have been one of the most important in American history and people took them seriously. The US presented the highes