Memory is a serious question – Auschwitz still speaks (?)

“In Auschwitz there was snow”[1] as the famous song of Guccini says, but I arrived to Auschwitz in a sunny day, while birds were regardless singing, or maybe unaware.
I saw flowers blooming on the trees and green grass around the numbered blocks.

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IDENTITY POLITICS AS THE DEATH OF CLEAR THINKING

The decline of clear thinking present in politics today is manifested microcosmically in this post-Brexit article: “Despite voting overwhelmingly to quit the EU, Cornwall – a significant beneficiary of European Union funds over the past couple of decades – immediately demanded a Westminster guarantee of their European money… Surprisingly, no such confirmation has yet been issued by Theresa May”1. This came after 5 out of 6 Cornish MPs advocated a Leave vote. Continue reading “IDENTITY POLITICS AS THE DEATH OF CLEAR THINKING”