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In the woods of Michigan in 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville recounts, he found a not entirely unfamiliar solitude, but what was unusual was that, unlike previously, when he had visited the ruins of ancient European civilizations, the solitudes of America led his mind to project forward, losing itself “dans un immense avenir” (in a vast […]

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At a brunch an American father mentioned his surprise that his teenage son did not believe that people were naturally good. My son doesn’t believe this either, but in my household this is not surprising. Of course this is a large subject which would quickly bog down were we to try to define the good. […]

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A recent article in The Guardian by international security journalist and academic Dr. Nafeez Ahmed draws attention to the eviction of thousands of Kenyan rural-dwellers from their homes: In west Kenya, as the UK NGO Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) reported, over a thousand homes had been torched by the government’s Kenya Forest Service (KFS) to […]

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Philip Guston, "Aggressor," 1978, private collection

A recent article in The Guardian by international security journalist and academic Dr. Nafeez Ahmed draws attention to the eviction of thousands of Kenyan rural-dwellers from their homes: In west Kenya, as the UK NGO Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) reported, over a thousand homes had been torched by the government’s Kenya Forest Service (KFS) to […]

October 15, 2018

The paintings are alive through its creativity. For decades, its application is firmly rooted among the people. A great blog has been written about some historical paintings. I'm incredibly interested to read it fully. Thank you.

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A recent article in The Guardian by international security journalist and academic Dr. Nafeez Ahmed draws attention to the eviction of thousands of Kenyan rural-dwellers from their homes: In west Kenya, as the UK NGO Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) reported, over a thousand homes had been torched by the government’s Kenya Forest Service (KFS) to […]

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July 26, 2018

A point of information... This book was translated as "A Fortnight in the Wilderness" and included as Appendix 2 in "Democracy In America: Historical-Critical Edition", edited by Eduardo Nolla. There this amazing text can be read in full. It is worth comparing the translation by James Schleifer to your own. In particular, the rendering of "désert" to "wilderness" is most intriguing.

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A recent article in The Guardian by international security journalist and academic Dr. Nafeez Ahmed draws attention to the eviction of thousands of Kenyan rural-dwellers from their homes: In west Kenya, as the UK NGO Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) reported, over a thousand homes had been torched by the government’s Kenya Forest Service (KFS) to […]

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July 26, 2018

Thanks so much for this translation and excellent analysis.

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