Culture and Media

A Crazy Possibility

Song by Trudi Richards   Hopeful blues. Happy, upbeat, and free. The way she was told life was supposed to be! Look around and see a whole new world of possibility… “We’re here for each other, me for you and…

The Fountain

A SHORT SHORT STORY       From where I sit, eyes closed, I imagine myself journeying towards it, there where the absolute fount of inspiration can be found. The road is long and I see myself walking, on foot,…

The Pentagon and CIA Have Shaped Thousands of Hollywood Movies into Super Effective Propaganda

Propaganda is most impactful when people don’t think it’s propaganda, and most decisive when it’s censorship you never knew happened. When we imagine that the U.S. military only occasionally and slightly influences U.S. movies, we are extremely badly deceived. The…

Integrating architecture

Latin America is one of the most urbanised areas on the planet, with 82% of people living in cities. It concentrates 17% of its urban population in just six megacities, each with more than 10 million inhabitants. Therefore, one of…

Collective murals from Chile to Italy. Interview with Eduardo “Mono” Carrasco

We had the opportunity to interview Eduardo “Mono” Carrasco, a famous Chilean muralist exiled in Italy since the military coup. He still lives in a small village in the province of Alessandria and, although held back by Covid, he is…

2021 marks decrease in journo-killings globally: PEC

Geneva: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, wishes all media workers around the world a happy, secured and prosperous new year 2022. The bygone year witnessed the killing of 79 media employees by assailants in…

Life Dances On

POEM     by Erlie Lopez two am of a new year after raising a wineglass to the eve countdown the future spirals into my daze abed with a clock ticking in my head in seeming calendar whirl – one,…

Morning Time

PROSE POEM     Early morning is sacred time. Time to look far into the lightening horizon, calmly searching for signs inscribed in the skies. Time to look heavenward, there where the moon still sits high upon her throne, sharing…

Public letter to President Boric

Dear Mr. President: I am writing to you as a member of that generation of communicators who poured their youth into the effort to break the information blockade imposed by the Pinochet dictatorship, denounce serious human rights violations and advocate…

Losing public goodwill: Assam media’s way

Public reactions against a news item in any newspaper or news channel may be usual in India, but public outrages in digital platforms against the mainstream media outlets for not covering a particular issue is definitely an unusual phenomenon. The…

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