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Wrath unleashed

Not long ago, we all enjoyed an awesome Argentine film, “Relatos salvajes” (“Wild tales”), written and directed by Damián Szifron, who thus summarized the theme of the movie: “the fuzzy boundary that separates civilization from barbarism, the vertigo of losing your temper, and the undeniable pleasure of losing control”. Some Seguir leyendo

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Manu Ginobili: an example to follow

“Today, with a wide range of feelings, I’m announcing my retirement from basketball. Immense gratitude to everyone (family, friends, teammates, coaches, staff, fans) involved in my life in the last 23 years. It’s been a fabulous journey. Way beyond my wildest dreams”. Manu Ginobili’s tweet. a couple of days ago. Seguir leyendo

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Never again!

Although it’s hard to believe, Brazil’s far right President Jair Bolsonaro has celebrated the anniversary of the ’64 military coup. How can someone be in favour of such an anti democratic outrage?  It’s not surprising, though. When he was a congressman, he stated:  “The dictatorship’s mistake was to torture and not to Seguir leyendo

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Vatican complicity

I read in the news:  “Pope Francis has declined to accept the resignation of French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin as archbishop of Lyon after he was convicted of failing to report a known predator priest to police.” Why would the Head of the Catholic Church behave in such a way? Doesn’t he Seguir leyendo

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Apocalypse Now!

No Facebook, no Instagram, no Whatsapp! For some hours last Wednesday, we all felt like Tom Hanks in “Cast Away”, cut off from the world, at a loss, unable to communicate, to make contact. The “most severe global outage ever”, said the media. The fact is that we rely (and Seguir leyendo

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Another smokescreen?

With the dollar surging over 42 pesos, the temperature rising over 40º C, and a soaring unstoppable inflation, maybe it’s a good idea to distract ourselves from anxiety by listening to the “Terraplanistas”, these guys who believe that our Planet is actually flat, as flat as John Locke’s “tabula rasa”. Seguir leyendo

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All you need is love…

The 2019 Oscar Award Ceremony was such a bore! Everything about it was utterly dull. The decision of not having a host or hostess  didn`t work at all. No surprise, no fun, no irony, nothing. With one exception, though. Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga performing “Shallow”, from “A star is born”. Seguir leyendo

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Purple shame

The Catholic Church has been sweeping dirt under the rug for centuries now. It’s high time they stopped doing so. “We must look this monster in the face without fear if we really want to conquer it”, said a Vatican spokesman. The testimonies of many victims of clergy sexual abuse Seguir leyendo

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Silent award ceremony?

Last Monday I was watching the “Estrella de Mar” Awards, and couldn’t believe my eyes or ears. Winners were not allowed to say anything after receiving the prize ‘cause they were not given microphones to do so. You had to so some sort of lip reading to guess what they Seguir leyendo

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