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NotesNotes by Abigail George
04 June 2017
'What does that mean exactly, asking me how I am? Fine. Fine. I am always fine, and you? I ask you all the time how are you and you always say you're fine.' Silence seemed to creep around the edges of our telephone conversation. Inside my heart, (Add a comment)
Horse made of glass - Part 3Horse made of glass - Part 3 by Katerina Charisi
04 June 2017
The house finally fell in silence and she paced around the small kitchen, opening the fridge's door and the cabinet's door, taking everything out again and counting, trying to think of something nice to cook for the next day. Something nice. Like taking (Add a comment)
Margaret Court and Same-sex WoesMargaret Court and Same-sex Woes by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
04 June 2017
Sports people are the show ponies of life, modern gladiators whose opinions should only be relevant to their field of endeavour. The end of the amateur, and the rise of the professional put pay to the rounded dabbler and dilettante, ably educated yet sti (Add a comment)
The Heart Is a Lonely HunterThe Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by The Ovi Team
04 June 2017
June 4th 1940; on this day, 22-year-old Carson McCullers' first novel, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, is published. The novel, about misfits in a Georgia mill town, is an instant success. (Add a comment)
Dunkirk rescueDunkirk rescue by The Ovi Team
04 June 2017
June 4th 1940; the British completed the evacuation of 300,000 troops at Dunkirk, France. The Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, has described the "miracle of deliverance" from Dunkirk and warned of an impending invasion. His moving speech to Parliamen (Add a comment)
Apparatus Of The Nation StateApparatus Of The Nation State by David Sparenberg
03 June 2017
Men are capable of sacrificing their entire lives to an ideology. And far too often, sacrificing the lives of others. What is an ideology? It is a wall. It keeps out and it keeps in. And the wall must be powerful and massive enough to hide behind. (Add a comment)
Is NATO Obsolete as per Caligula Presidency, or More Needed than Ever?Is NATO Obsolete as per Caligula Presidency, or More Needed than Ever? by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
03 June 2017
If we peruse the map above depicting the European nations belonging to the NATO Alliance (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), we shall notice that, as a bloc, they used to confront another bloc, that of the former Soviet Union which extends east into Asi (Add a comment)
Forrest Donations and False CharityForrest Donations and False Charity by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
03 June 2017
It is easy to sneer, and availing oneself of this chance, let's. The celebratory guff floating on the media glow of mining magnate Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest for giving away $400 million to charitable pursuits is reminiscent to that of Mark Zuckerberg. (Add a comment)
Andy Warhol was shotAndy Warhol was shot by The Ovi Team
03 June 2017
June 3rd 1968; Andy Warhol was shot and critically wounded in his New York film studio by Valerie Solanas. 4:15 pm Warhol arrives at the Factory in a cab, wearing a brown leather jacket over a black t-shirt, black jeans and black Beatle (Chelsea) boots. P (Add a comment)
New World New Policy: What Art Tells Us About the Global EconomyNew World New Policy: What Art Tells Us About the Global Economy by Prof. Michael R. Czinkota
02 June 2017
The modern world of art offers fascinating insights into the forces currently shaping world trade and the global economic system. For decades, China has experienced breakneck economic growth and has become a world leader in both the consumption and produc (1 comment)
The Sea Of Tranquillity The Sea Of Tranquillity by Nikos Laios
02 June 2017
His pride swelled, Soaring like an eagle Kissing the sun with Its wings as the gulls Dived into the grey swells (Add a comment)
Deviant Diva: Schapelle Corby Returns to AustraliaDeviant Diva: Schapelle Corby Returns to Australia by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
02 June 2017
In his work on celebrity, Daniel Boorstin drew a firm line under a field that has since become the mirror of its own study, in industry within media studies. The modern celebrity, he surmised, is "well-known for their own well-knownness". (1 comment)
Wall talk #707Wall talk #707 by Thanos Kalamidas
02 June 2017
What the ...covfefe! He quitted Paris climate pact (1 comment)
Dead Poets Society releasedDead Poets Society released by The Ovi Team
02 June 2017
June 2nd 1989, the boys' prep school drama Dead Poets Society, starring Robin Williams, is released in selected U.S. theatres. Set in 1959 at a fictional all-male preparatory school called Welton Academy, the film starred Robin Williams as John Keating, (1 comment)
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