Violence against women has been forced into silence. Not because of their reluctance to speak, but because of institutional imposition. The #Cuéntalo movement (a clear echo of the #MeToo hashtag) builds a collective memory of aggressions. Three million women participated in just two weeks. / La vio..
These are texts of extraordinary lucidity, some of which received the Miguel Delibes National Journalism Award. They reveal the curiosity of the chronicler and the ability of a great writer that sees beyond the apparent, to a glimpse of the world to come. / Estos son textos de una lucidez extraordi..
In recent years, feminism has been revolutionized through different movements such as #MeToo that center on the issue of equality for all genders. Gemma Cernuda emphasizes that it’s not a concept that opposes any other, but that it’s an inclusive term that is looking for a better society. / En los ..
This story begins in the ‘80s. The regime of General Franco has ended and an incipient democracy is settling down. Those were the years when ETA massacred the members of the security forces, the junkies, with their luparas, robbed banks and stores, and the police were poorly paid and even worse look..
Carrère arrives in Calais to write a report. The decadent luxury hotel that received English tourists is in ruins, but in the cheap ones make their August lodging the police forces, while the cafes are filled with young people, journalists, and celebrities. "Calais has become a zoo," says a local. /..
With a mix of journalism and fiction, Roberto Saviano dedicates his book to the study of the international cocaine trade, which dominates a large part of the world economy. It is a vision of a world in thrall to cocaine, and a description of the effects of its abuse, trafficking, addiction and victi..
If you take a look at the cocaine you will see dust, but if you look through the cocaine you will see the world. According to Roberto Saviano, “To write about cocaine is like doing it: you want more and more. More information, more news… and what you find is so juicy that you cannot help but to keep..
How to Lose a Country is an impassioned plea, a warning to the world that populism and nationalism don’t march fully-formed into government; they creep. Proposing alternative, global answers to the pressing political questions of our time, Temelkuran explores the insidious idea of ‘real people’. / ..
In 2012 a hundred Mexicans, relatives of the victims of the war against drug trafficking, traveled more than eleven thousand kilometers in the USA. Their purpose was to shout their pain to the people in charge of the conflict. Journalist Diego Osorno joined the Caravan for Peace to write a testimony..
Mark Greif channels the thought and spirit of the greatest of American dissenters, Henry David Thoreau, with each learned, original, entertaining, and serious essay in Against Everything. They are the work of a young intellectual that is reinventing and reinvigorating what intellectuals can be and s..
In these troubled times, even the most pessimistic diagnosis of our future ends with an uplifting hint that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Yet, argues Slavoj Zizek, it is only when we have admitted to ourselves that our situation is completely hopeless that fundamental change can be brough..
Written over many years, Lost Chronicles has been out of reach for many readers for a long time, for diverse and often obscure reasons. Its rescue and republication not only allowed for the appreciation of the literary talent of its author but also the surprising relevance his points of view still h..