And in any case what is the use of an eccentric opinion, which never can hope to conquer the great agencies of publicity? Bertrand Russell, On Being Modern-minded Democracy and violence have been perceived to be connected since classical times (vide Republic 496c-e). According to S.E. Finer: “The Forum polity is comparatively rare in the … More Voting for Violence by Iftekhar Sayeed
I am accepting submissions for poetry, essays, short stories (fiction or nonfiction), photography or art for our next open access/print journal. I would like to elaborate on this post. All content submitted and if accepted will be published in print (on demand). I will not be sending out free copies however, the digital version will … More Accepting submissions
The prosecutor My mouth lays mortar. My words are bricks. I build walls of speech around others, walls with eyes, tall walls. I hide people. I disappear them. They’ll never get out the same. Nobody will know they ever existed, only the wind through empty streets. The courtroom clerk In the end, all that remains … More Poems by Claudia Serea
“One hundred years after Lewis W. Hine started work on his Ellis Island portraits, I wanted to document Latin American immigrants, hoping to give faces to the catch-all masses lambasted by Lou Dobbs, Pat Buchanan, and others who equate immigration with crime. This collection of portraits of Central American immigrants was taken at the Belen … More Special Feature: Photography Series by John Sevigny
Deconstructing Anna: Why is nobody calling the courtier naked? By Manu Kant Winston Churchill famously said of Russia: “I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.” Ditto for Anna. Ditto … More Deconstructing Anna: Why Is Nobody Calling The Courtier naked?