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  • Chris Erskine's World Cup reflections head into extra time

    Chris Erskine's World Cup reflections head into extra time
    Random thoughts while waiting for FIFA to hand out Oscars for best actor, best flop: Soccer needs a World Cup every year.... For a few weeks, the American team brought fans together in the way only football usually does, with beer, chicken wings,...
  • Sports on TV

    WEDNESDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || Formula 1 || Austrian Grand Prix (T) || CSN11:30 a.m. || || MLB || White Sox@Orioles (T) || MASN9 a.m. || || Washington@Milwaukee || MASN2 || || St. Louis@Colorado || MLB3 || || White Sox@...
  • Ecuador: la revolución educativa de Correa

    Al presidente ecuatoriano Rafael Correa le encanta la palabra "revolución", como referencia de un imaginario político que también comprende, por ejemplo, al "antiimperialismo". Comparte esa visión con las cúpulas gobernantes de Venezuela, Bolivia y, en...
  • Papa Francisco y violencia en Argentina

    Una curiosidad inesperada de Argentina es preguntarnos qué influencia real tiene la Iglesia Católica sobre nuestro país. No porque seamos mayoritariamente católicos sino porque, como todo el mundo sabe, el jefe actual del Vaticano, el Papa Francisco, es...
  • Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate

    Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate
    Thursday in Paris, with two or three additions to the main competition likely still to come, Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux announced the selections for the 67th edition of the world's premier collision of cinematic art, naked commerce...
  • Bolivia mejora economía con Evo

    Casi en silencio para la gran prensa internacional, la Bolivia de Evo Morales vive uno de los mejores momentos económicos de su historia. Detrás de un discurso anticapitalista y contestatario, el presidente boliviano ha desplegado una racionalidad...
  • Perdido en la mala traducción

    Hace poco estaba escuchando Abbey Road, de The Beatles, y cuando llegué a "Mean Mr. Mustard" me acordé de que, en el disco de vinilo original que se editó en Argentina, la canción estaba traducida como Significa Mr. Mustard. Por ese entonces yo no hablaba...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: 1st prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo

    Patt Morrison Asks: 1st prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo
    Luis Moreno-Ocampo has more than a billion clients. He is the first prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, whose authority to prosecute those who commit crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide is acknowledged by more than 110 nations....
  • Pope Francis continues to afflict the comfortable

    For all his humble charm, Pope Francis has been getting under the thin skin of some rich members of his flock. As F. Scott Fitzgerald remarked, the rich are different from you and me. They expect deference and coddling, especially for their charitable...
  • No caer en las garras de 'marketing' en el supermercado

    Suelo ir al supermercado lo menos posible, sobre todo porque en Argentina la inflación lo transforma periódicamente en una pesadilla. Eso ocurre en estas semanas, cuando una devaluación constante del peso nos hace encontrar con aumentos en casi todos...
  • Sic semper tyrannis

    What? Do even Latin American caudillos die? Apparently, according to the latest and last medical bulletin on the health (or lack thereof) of Hugo Chavez, perpetually re-electable president of Venezuela. No doubt many Venezuelans are grieving at the...