Too Easy

"I'm searching for words to describe the period of history we're living through. To say it's unprecedented means little because all periods were unprecedented since history was first discovered. I'm not searching for a complex definition - there are a number of thinkers, such as Zygmunt Bauman, who have taken on this essential task. I'm… Continue reading Too Easy

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Why everyone should watch ‘The Battle of Algiers’

In a September 2003 article in the New York Times titled “What does the Pentagon see in 'Battle of Algiers'?”, Michael Kaufman wrote: “challenged by terrorist tactics and guerrilla warfare in Iraq, the Pentagon held a screening of [the film]” ... “As the flier inviting guests to the Pentagon screening declared: "How to win a… Continue reading Why everyone should watch ‘The Battle of Algiers’