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What Malthus called the population question looms large in the intellectual history of social policy which I examine in my book Three Roads to the Welfare State: Liberalism, Social Democracy and Christian Democracy. In Catholic Ireland,…

John Cage’s mycological foray

‘I’ve come to the conclusion that much can be learned about music by devoting oneself to the mushroom,’ wrote the composer John Cage. Mushrooms require our full presence: going mushroom hunting demands a sharpening of the senses – to pick…

Unruly bodies, outrageous transformations

When no female artists were nominated for the Grand Prix at the renowned Angoulême International Comics Festival in 2016, there was more than just an outcry among fans and artists. When the organizers justified their decision in Le Monde on…

Losing ground and doubling down

Thousands of women and LGBTQ+ people showed up in the heart of Istanbul during the restrictions imposed under the pretext of pandemic and broke through the police barricades on 26 June 2021. Rainbow flags were banned, journalists strangled,…

Italy’s communist arc

A special book issue of Internazionale retraces the most important phases of the Italian Communist Party (PCI) in the centennial of its foundation and thirty years since its dissolution. In the seven decades of its chequered existence, the…

Sisterhood behind bars

Human rights organizations estimate that there are 605 political prisoners in Belarus. At least 71 of them are women, although unofficial sources suggest that the actual number of female political prisoners are over 100. Since 9 August…

Epochal change

This issue of La Revue nouvelle focuses on recent political changes in Chile in the wake of the mass protest movement from October 2019 to March 2020. The draft of a new constitution has moved into the next phase following the election of…

A personal reflection

Irena Vrkljan was born in 1930 in Belgrade into a mixed family of Austrian, Bosnian, Croatian, Slovene and Italian origin. The writer would have perhaps been remembered as a great poet were it not for her slim volume The Silk, the Shears.…