Monthly Archives: September 2016

Martin Buber

Martin Buber (Hebrew: מרטין בובר‎‎, German: Martin Buber, Yiddish: מארטין בובער‎; February 8, 1878 – June 13, 1965) was an Austrian-born Israeli Jewish philosopher best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a form of existentialism centered on the distinction between the … Continue reading

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Une semaine de bonté (“A Week of Kindness”) is a comic and artist’s book by Max Ernst, first published in 1934. It comprises 182 images created by cutting up and re-organizing illustrations from Victorian encyclopedias and novels.

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Marie Darrieussecq

Marie Darrieussecq (born 3 January 1969 in Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques) Pig Tales. A Novel of Lust and Transformation (1996) “Difficult to write one’s story when one lives in a pigsty—when one has, in fact, become a sow. Yet such is the … Continue reading

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ACTIVITY THEORY

In present-day economic system, disasters and shocks are becoming a dominant object, exploited by the economic and political elites to reorganize societal conditions in line with the neo-liberal doctrine. Runaway objects are contested objects that generate opposition and controversy. They … Continue reading

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βιβλία

Historicity of events in Ancient Israel and Judah Further information: Archaeology of Israel In the United States the biblical archaeology movement, under the influence of Albright, counter-attacked, arguing that the broad outline within the framing narratives was also true, so … Continue reading

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Deforestation in Amazonia

Read this Sept. 3 story from the Washington Post on a new report suggesting wild fires and industrial activity are giving Canada the dubious distinction of being the new global leader on deforestation. Tropical forests in Amazonia are being cleared rapidly, representing an important … Continue reading

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Colombian statue found after eight decades of mystery By Hilary McGann, for CNN Updated 8:57 AM ET, Tue September 20, 2016

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ABC signs Facebook deal to livestream 2016 presidential debates Free, online and without advertisements. A cord-cutter’s dream! David Lumb 09.20.16 in Politics

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The “old Jews” of Mexico come out after 500 years

“Jews in Mexico: A Struggle for Survival” Source: The “old Jews” of Mexico come out after 500 years

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FIRE IN THE BLOOD

An intricate tale of ‘medicine, monopoly and malice’, FIRE IN THE BLOOD tells the story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments aggressively blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for the countries of Africa and the global south in the … Continue reading

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