به نام مادر – ارری د لوکا

‌ ترجمه این داستان از ارری د لوکا با سه سال تاخیر در وبلاگ کمونیا. فکر می‌کردم این داستان به کتابی بدل شود که نویسنده برایش مقدمه‌ای بنویسد اما نتوانستم دلیلی بیابم که نسبت به اهمیت یا لزوم چنین اتفاقی متقاعدم کند. فایلی انبار شده سه سال در دراپ باکس باقی ماند و بعد به … Continue reading به نام مادر – ارری د لوکا

Mueller Hearing and What It Was(n’t)

The day that many House Democrats had long been anticipating finally came. Robert Mueller appeared in the House of Representatives to testimony before the members of the Judiciary and Intelligence Committees. The first set of questions was asked by the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Rep Jerry Nadler of NY who tried to stab the … Continue reading Mueller Hearing and What It Was(n’t)

The State of Fascism

A lot has been discussed and written as far as Fascism is concerned in the West. Has it been useful? I believe not. Because what has been counted as signs of Fascism emerging in the society is being seen again and few people are reacting. Because the ground is being laid for the atrocities Fascism … Continue reading The State of Fascism

Trump’s White-Supremacist Tweets Deconstructed

As an immigrant living in a country where migration is visibly a serious issue and has recently led to significant political shifts as well, I happen to hear people saying "Go back to your own country" to immigrants pretty often. Since Matteo Salvini entered the government, racial slurs have become more frequent because of the … Continue reading Trump’s White-Supremacist Tweets Deconstructed

Reading “Saul” by Vittorio Alfieri

Note: I had the opportunity to get to know Alfieri through my university professor whose great knowledge over the matter came to be of great help. My personal fondness of this play, and the fact that it narrates a biblical event made me decide to analyze it. Obviously the opinions here are totally personal. I … Continue reading Reading “Saul” by Vittorio Alfieri

Reading “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert

Note: These are my personal observations upon reading Madame Bovary. Needless to say, they can be totally contrary to what anybody else might grasp from reading the book. Throughout the text, I have included excerpts from Madame Bovary and other books; for the texts originally not in English, whenever not mentioned, the excerpts are translated … Continue reading Reading “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert

Quick Thoughts on the European Parliament Elections

1) When Macron won the elections and became the President in France my students said: The French have taken the right step. To which my response was: a) this definitely means Le Pen will win the next election. b) had it been in Italy people would have definitely voted Le Pen. c) in order to … Continue reading Quick Thoughts on the European Parliament Elections