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Liberalism in the third millennium

Liberal societies at the dawn of the third millennium are powerless witnesses to both increased poverty and growing insecurity and, ...
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Pavia, soup and battle

We have "Lapalissian", a soup and "everything's lost" thanks to the battle of Pavia, lasting longer than the corpses that ...
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The ring of fire

A bleak scenario in which, with few exceptions, people live in difficult and desperate conditions.
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All roads lead to Dallas

In the warm morning of November 22, 1963, as J.F.Kennedy was climbing down the steps of the presidential aircraft that ...
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Memories of a young migrant

Today, seventy years ago, when I was just over nine years old, I left my hometown to go to Genoa. ...
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Nobel comes, Nobel goes

    Yesterday I picked up an old book published by “Lato Side Editions” in 1980, Bob Dylan – All ...
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Wakan Tanka (The Great Spirit)

    Those of you, who like me, lived their childhood in the late ’50s and ’60s will remember that ...
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Joshua Slocum’s Vandée

  On April 24, 1895, at dusk, the Spray, a sloop a little over 11 feet long, later turned into ...
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Hannibal’s journey

Hannibal presented himself as the one to impose Hellenism on the world, now in danger of exhaustion; the Punic War ...
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Nelson, natural born predator

Nelson had been an ordinary sailor, a small man and a formidable warrior, and the day that he died marked ...
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Stolpersteine: when stumbling can be good

“A person is only forgotten when his or her name is forgotten.”   Starting from this maxim from the Talmud, ...
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Call them feelings

Perfection may not always go hand in hand with the emotion that an artistic performance can give.
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Crossroads: the devil’s music

    It’s nighttime. Robert has just finished playing in the most crowded place in Hazlehurts. In one hand his ...
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Labyrinths

Perhaps it's true that the theater is life, but what sense can a scene have if it is repeated hundreds ...
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Coup de théâtre

The "political actor", in direct contact with his audience (supporters, "people"), without any intermediary, performs ... acts.
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The discussion (modus in rebus)

    Premise It may happen that, while you’re eating ice cream, or waiting to finally fall asleep, or even ...
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Time Travel

When built it was considered among the boldest works of engineering ever made, while now it makes us smile knowing ...
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Ulysses: the hero that sailed the baltic

Personal reflections on Felice Vinci’s findings   The first time I heard of him (I wish I had much earlier) ...
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Gerda Taro; the revolutionary photojournalist

On July 26, 1937, at age 26, newspaper correspondent Gerda Taro died in war torn Spain, a woman that can ...
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    We thank all of Modus’ numerous readers, who, with their continuous attention make sense of our work. For ...
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