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Corporate Feminism is turning rancid

Being an individual who made millions of dollars but didn’t want to pay for an editor, oh excuse me, unpaid intern with relevant work experience who had to work a fixed number of weekly hours, it’s a big enough reason to be ignored, if not despised, by the Left. But Sheryl Sandberg is also a motivational speaker, author of a book that basically sums up as a regurgitation of the old “You aren’t getting anywhere because you’re lazy”. So, please welcome on the stage of the ever growing family of bourgeois feminism, Ms. Sandberg.
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Articles in Italian

Roma è al bivio tra gentrificazione e surrealismo fascista

Il Giubileo straordinario, con tutta probabilità, è stato il regalo che il papa gesuita aveva deciso di fare alla corrente Curia più conservatrice e traffichina della Curia romana: un contentino per bilanciare le sue istanze pauperiste, l’opportunità di un “liberi tutti” che consentisse qualche mese di affari e impinguamento. Inutile dire che, per funzionare, questo piano prevedeva quanti meno ostacoli e disturbatori possibile – soprattutto tenendo conto dei rapporti morbosi tra immobiliaristi e editori, prestatori di capitale e gerarchie ecclesiastiche da sempre radicati nell’Urbe.

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Cartographies

England is turning into nineties Italy (and vice-versa)

leaf graphicIt’s 1994, and the place is a sizzling hot beach in Southern Italy, crowded with working and middle class. The 11-year old-me, skinny and clumsy, is sitting by the shore. I am trying to grasp some sense from the newspaper, open right in front of my nose, for dad said that terrible things are happening in the country. Continue reading

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