After assaying the contemporary history, the author Samir Kassir tries to shed light on the political and intellectual causes of the evil that corrupts the Arab societies and also in this essay he will propose some possible sugestions to overcome the crisis. / No es recomendable ser árabe en nuestr..
In 1977, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán wrote this concise and insightful dictionary, in which he tackled Francoism as a historical, political, sociological and even aesthetic reality: now, in co-edition with the Barcelona City Council, it has been recovered with some scathing illustrations by Miguel Brie..
Left and right are archaic political categories that lack meaning today. The aspirations of the left were fulfilled and that dichotomy disappeared... Did the left really win? Is it true that left and right are no longer useful to understand politics? Half a century ago, the great ideological corpus ..
The man who many consider to be the greatest reporter of the century dives into the African continent, keeping clear of stereotypes. He lives in the cockroach infested houses of the very poor, falls ill with cerebral malaria, running the risk of death by the hand of a guerrilla fighter, and all the ..
The new book by Santiago Niño-Becerra analyzes the current moment of the Crash. The first was the austerity phase (2010); the second was the "aid" to get out of the crisis (2012); from 2017 onwards we have entered into the Third Phase of the crash, with distrust and an increase of discrimination.
After the Cold War and with theorists who proclaimed "the end of history", a new phenomenon appeared that marked the 21st century: Islamist terrorism, which attacked the West and dreamed of creating a transnational caliphate. The author considers that we are, after two world wars, before the first g..
In this book, politicians, academics and first-class economists analyze the multiple faces of populism and nationalism. The authors offer an explanation of the motivations and reasons for national-populism. From this critical understanding, they articulate the proposal of a new civic patriotism. / ..
According to the Pentagon, 26,000 soldiers were sexually assaulted by their comrades in 2012, and only 376 of the cases that went to trial resulted in convictions. / Once entrevistados dan testimonio de sus historias de abuso y violaciones en el seno del ejército norteamericano. Cuando los relatos ..
Migration, refugee crises, terrorism, civil war: four brilliant essays from the point of view of analysis and prognosis. / Migraciones, crisis de los refugiados, terrorismo, guerra civil: cuatro ensayos brillantes desde el punto de vista del análisis y del pronóstico...
As we all struggle to recover from the economic crisis, many are narrowly focused on forecasts for the next week, month, or quarter. They should be asking what the global economy will look like in the years to come, where will the longterm risks and opportunities arise? These are the questions that ..
Parents, children, grandparents and authorities at all levels, for generations, have dedicated themselves to the cultivation of a flower that infests the inhabitants of the neighborhoods of San Francisco, California. / Esta es la radiografía que ilustra los claroscuros de un estado que no conoce ot..
This book invites the reader to meditate on life and the illusions created by the three great monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It is an extensive book that maintains easy readability where the author argues against ideas that go against pleasure and instead favor sacrifice a..