a piece of mind on gentrification

Mind the gap, they say. Mind the gap. The wider the pavement, the bigger the gap. And then we fall. We fall. Sometimes, never to get back up. The countrysides almost emptied out. As they did, they closed the train station. How will people get out of their villages? Pay the gas pedal, I suppose….

A Penchant for Abuse

The big man with the guns now has the power. Enough is enough.¬† A friend of mine recently expressed his complete shock when the US declared it was getting out of the UN Human Rights Council. I then asked him what he thought of the current administration but he didn’t answer, choosing either to ignore…

War and peace (no, not the book)

The funny thing is that a Greek and an Italian can easily become very imbued with himself. This is especially true when they are asked about their History. Or more specifically, when they are asked to comment on the architectural vestiges of ancient civilizations. But the first thing to know about history? No, it is…

Union. Division. Conflict. Resolution?

We have recently received intelligence, not that it is top secret of course, on the reasons behind the mismanagement of almost every crisis known to Man these last few years.. It seems that the UN is the cause of all problems. The world knew this long before and it hasn’t been easy understanding how the…

Recap: the world in crisis?

In a month, we have seen more damage to reputation than probably any other time this year. The world has been left in a lurch, between Western countries, who deal with internal or regional crises due to internal shall we say political unrest, and the other continents, who are still battling demons in the form…