Of Kabul, I remember…

Of Kabul I remember the dirty snow and the shops of pistachios and walnuts. Of Kabul I remember that thick, dark smog layer encapsulating the town’s air bubble I could see from above, from the top of Shir Darwaza mountain. A whole humanity was swarming in the streets under the layer, squeezed like their poor…

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Memory Gaps

It has always been a fascinating puzzle to me how our brain works, and how memory influences us and the way we look at the surrounding world. We always say that a person with a good memory is better equipped and has better skills to understand what happens around him. Memory is an extraordinary faculty…

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Happy birthday, Homo Sapiens!

IT – EN follows Qualche giorno fa, mentre ascoltavo su Radio Rai 1 un programma dedicato alle questioni ambientali, “Green Zone”, un esperto invitato a parlare della scomparsa del patrimonio ittico del Mediterraneo, incalzato dal giornalista che gli chiedeva come fosse possibile che “l’Homo Sapiens“ non si rendesse conto dei rischi che corre l’umanità di…

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Syria, then Europe: worst is yet to come, but…

After the Turkish attack along the Syrian borders against the Kurdish “Syrian Democratic Forces” (SDF), an international mobilization materialized against Erdogan’s move, calling for stopping the war against the Kurds. In my country, Italy, many leftist groups called for saving Rojava’s model of democratic and libertarian municipalism, protest events were posted on Facebook, and the…

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