Daily Archives: August 28, 2018

Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent – Eduardo Galeano (1971)

“Imagine: a proud lion has been chased, shot and trapped by poachers who descended heavy-footed upon his land. The poachers are winged and foreign to the lion’s land, as well as dispassionate, or passionate only to wealth’s nefarious whispers. The … Continue reading

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Renaissance of the Upper West Side – Nicholas Pileggi

“Five years ago the West Side of Manhattan was considered such a dangerously blighted area that invitations to parties on Riverside Drive were often rejected, large rent-controlled apartments were voluntarily given up and even Chicken Delight wouldn’t deliver. Today, while … Continue reading

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