Theater of Cruelty

America

To live a simpler and calmer life

ECOLOGY: Henry David Thoreau provides the recipe for a wandering life in balance with nature, but arguably also for a leisurely life in balance with oneself. He can be said to be more relevant than ever.

People in the small towns

USA:  What were Trump's chances of re-election in November? Extensive fieldwork provides useful insights into the segment that is commonly perceived as his core voters.

The American disaster

TRUMPISM: How do democracies die? Often with the help of elected leaders. This was the case in Russia, Hungary, Turkey, Ukraine and Poland, as well as in several South American countries. And in the United States?

Over-matured economy

In his new book, Allan Nasser takes a useful account of the myth of the United States as the country where anyone can realize their dreams.

Magicians and prophets about the future of nature

In an effective mix of polemics and history of ideas, this book shows how the environmental situation is a product of the ideas we have about it.