Daily Archives: November 21, 2016

UK | How Neoliberalism Prepared The Way For Donald Trump


I still vividly remember what fewer and fewer people, as time goes by, can and do: the names that Nikita Khrushchev, having decided to expose and publicly decry and condemn the crimes of the Soviet regime to prevent their repetition, gave to the moral blindness and inhumanity which was until then its mark: he called them “mistakes and deformations”, committed by Joseph Stalin in the course of successful implementation of essentially healthy, correct and deeply ethical policy.

Greece | Priceless exhibits from Russia’s Hermitage on display in Athens

“Objects are nothing on their own. Everyone talks of masterpieces because that is what museums call them. Would they stop being masterpieces if we stopped calling them that? It is our job to give the exhibits a story, to put them into a historical context, to explain how they were made and why,” says Mikhail Piotrovsky, director of Saint Petersburg’s famed Hermitage Museum, on the occasion of the exhibition “The State Hermitage Museum: Gateway to History,” which just opened at Athens’s Byzantine and Christian Museum.

GREECE IN FLAMES: Riots in Athens at Obama’s visit as Greeks scream ‘Barack go home’

FURIOUS protesters have screamed for Barack Obama to “go home” and launched petrol bombs at police as the US President landed in Europe.

Mr Obama’s visit to Athens, Greece, was supposed to be a grand farewell, but descended into chaos when angry rioters took to the street to demand he leave.