News

“War! Japan attacks U.S.”

The Second World War became truly global when Japanese war planes attacked the US naval base in Hawaii, at Pearl Harbour, the strongest American base in the Pacific, on Sunday December 7, 1941. Many isolationist...

Anguish and religion

The American writer, director and producer Mike Flanagan has become the guru of Netflix horror series, with three consecutive products which have all received very good reviews. The Haunting of Hill House,...

Was it sexism?

It wasn’t widely reported in the English language media but Gabriel Boric, the new leftist President of Chile has a Catalan mother, María Soledad Font Aguilera, who was originally from the working class...

SHADOW OF THE PAST

Just recently we learnt of the premature demise of the European Parliament’s president, David Sassoli at the relatively young age of 65. Beyond the mourning, Mr Sassoli also epitomises, at least for...

Analysis

Putin’s OBSESSION

Since the middle of the first decade of the century, several analysts have pointed to the seeds of a new war between Vladimir Putin’s Russia (aided by his alter ego Dmitry Medvedev) and NATO (the United...