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Political or despotic?

Oskar Negt: Political philosophy of common sense. Volume 2, Morality and Society: Immanuel Kant

PHILOSOPHY: Oskar Negt asks how the modern political citizen came into being in the wake of the French Revolution. When it comes to political terror, he is clear – it is not political.

When going to the cinema becomes a political act

Suhaib Gasmelbari: Talking About Trees

SUDAN: What role can cinema play in democracy building?

Lordships and parasites

Joon-ho Bong: Parasite

GOLD PALM WINNER: Modern class divisions are strongly present in this year's Film from the South opening film Parasite, which is a bubbling and biting social satire you should not know too much about in advance.

The Anarchist from Berlin

ANARCHISTS: MODERN TIMES begins a series on anarchists internationally. First out is Ralf Landmesser in Berlin.

Espionage's personal costs

Javier Marias: Berta Island

: Javier Marías' writing has a strong anti-authorial nerve that is subtle and without illusions.