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On the tragic mafia

VENICE: The mafia and corruption have been the topics of several films at the 2019 Venice Film Festival, but why are so many people attracted to power, even if it is so notoriously corrupting?
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The new uprising

EDITORIAL: Fearing increasing control and surveillance, Hong Kong's liberal population has experienced the growing presence of Communist China.
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Citizen basic income or negative tax

EDITORIAL: As not all human activities are deemed «profitable» despite potential social or environmental good, what are the options to solve this problem?
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Out of control

EDITORIAL: While states eagerly invest in autonomous weapons and employ drones more frequently, we should ask ourselves if we understand the long-term consequences.
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Enraged!

ENVIRONMENT: Extinction Rebellion should be taken seriously.
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Our cherished NATO

NATO: On its 70-year birthday, the NATO-led military-industrial complex can congratulate itself with a world that spends more than 1800 billion dollars in preparation for war.

«The power of the Mafia is institutionalised»

MAFIA: Modern Times Review met the Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia in the Berlinale Lounge to talk about her photographic work and the Italian Mafia today.

What’s wrong with Italy?

MAFIA: Two brave Italians with courage: one as a writer, the other as a photographer.

Stanley Kubrick, the realist

As a filmmaker he has had a significant impact on many of us. In a progressively militarized and technified world, Kubrick remains highly relevant.

The Run-on of Time

PHOTOGRAPHY: For almost 50 years, the photographer Eugene Richards has documented a variety of destinies, from crack addicts to people in emergency rooms and psychiatric hospitals. What has driven him? [Director Eugene Richards]
Lie has a background as newspaper and magazine editor for around 25 years.   He has an education in philosophy and informations technology, from Oslo, San Francisco and New York. Previous publisher and editor-in-chief of Morgenbladet in Oslo (1993–2003) and Le Monde diplomatique (2003-2013).


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