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¡Qué vergüenza, España!

February 9th, 2012  |  by  |  published in miscellanea, politieke leugens, textos en castellano | Comments Off on ¡Qué vergüenza, España!

¡Qué vergüenza, España!

Le han condenado a once años de inhabilitación, pero el valiente Garzón sigue luchando. Lea su comunicación, publicado en El País. NOTA DE BALTASAR GARZÓN REAL ANTE LA SENTENCIA DE LA SALA 2 DEL TRIBUNAL SUPREMO EN LA CAUSA SEGUIDA CONTRA EL MISMO Rechazo frontalmente la sentencia que me ha sido notificada en el día […]

le van a guisar a fuego lento

January 17th, 2012  |  by  |  published in politieke leugens, textos en castellano | Comments Off on le van a guisar a fuego lento

le van a guisar a fuego lento

Nostalgia de la luz

May 9th, 2011  |  by  |  published in film, politieke leugens, textos en castellano, Zuid-Amerika | Comments Off on Nostalgia de la luz

Nostalgia de la luz

Anoche vi el documental Nostalgia de la luz de Patricio Guzmán. La película comienza con la voz de Patricio Guzmán: ‘Nuestro planeta húmedo tiene una sola mancha marrón donde no existe ningún grado de humedad: es el inmenso desierto de Atacama’. El desierto de Atacama es el protagonista de ese documental. Su superficie supera más […]

el fin de la poesía

April 14th, 2011  |  by  |  published in politieke leugens, textos en castellano | Comments Off on el fin de la poesía

el fin de la poesía

La violencia en México ya tiene un tamaño extraordinario. El domingo 27 de marzo siete jóvenes fueron asesinados. Uno de ellos era el hijo del poeta mexicano Javier Sicilia. Sicilia contestó la muerte de su hijo con un poema que leyó en público. El último. Lo acabó así: “El mundo ya no es digno de […]

Erich Fried, Worauf es ankommt — Waar het op aankomt

June 3rd, 2010  |  by  |  published in poëzie, politieke leugens | Comments Off on Erich Fried, Worauf es ankommt — Waar het op aankomt

Worauf es ankommt Es kommt im Augenblick nicht darauf an wann es war daß die Unterdrückerregierung in Israel sich verwandelt hat in eine Verbrecherregierung Aber es kommt darauf an zu erkennen daß sie jetzt eine Verbrecherregierung ist Es kommt auch nicht mehr darauf an nach welchem Vorbild sie ihre Verbrechen begeht Diese verbrechen selbst tragen […]

Robert Fisk observing the age of the warrior

May 16th, 2010  |  by  |  published in English texts, politieke leugens | Comments Off on Robert Fisk observing the age of the warrior

Or should I have entitled this post ‘Robert Fisk observing the age of the political lie’? Reading these texts — published in The Independent over several years — very often made me think of George Orwell and his frightening dystopia Nineteen eighty-four. The selected ‘writings’ — what should one call them: essays, musings? — are […]

First ‘official’ poem of the British poet laureate

June 18th, 2009  |  by  |  published in English texts, poëzie, politieke leugens | 3 Comments »

First ‘official’ poem of the British poet laureate

Poetry in Britain has a different status altogether. Elections for the Oxford professor of poetry or for the poet laureate are national events. You can even make your bets at the bookmakers. A daily like The Guardian has a poetry section on its website. How many other European (or American) newspapers can boast something similar? […]

US, months of deliberations on how to torture

July 21st, 2007  |  by  |  published in English texts, mensenrechten, politieke leugens | Comments Off on US, months of deliberations on how to torture

US, months of deliberations on how to torture

The New York Times reports today that new rules have been decided for the interrogation techniques (read: torture) to be used by the CIA. The White House said Friday that it had given the Central Intelligence Agency approval to resume its use of some severe interrogation methods for questioning terrorism suspects in secret prisons overseas. […]

UK police would like their own Guantanamo

July 15th, 2007  |  by  |  published in English texts, mensenrechten, politieke leugens | 2 Comments »

UK police would like their own Guantanamo

You know the feeling. You are seeing how inspector Morse knows by intuition that Mister X killed Lady Z. Alas, after 24 hours of questioning he has to let the killer go because he can’t prove what he knows really happened. You feel so sorry for… inspector Morse. Why can’t he detain this man somewhat […]



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