SICILY: The southern Italian family remains a powerful institution. It slides seamlessly into the mafia's power structure, with its familialo amoral. The family is the law – not the social institutions.
Matthew Carnahan: A Very Public Offering. The Story of theglobel.com and the First Internet Revolution / Valley of the Boom
: DOTCOM: The First Internet Revolution is a wild chapter with a strange mix of comedy and disaster. An inside perspective and the wisdom of posterity help us to ask again if everything could have gone differently.
: ORIENTERING OCTOBER 1968: Hans Skjervheim's new book The Liberal Dilemma and other essays deserves a certain prevalence for obvious political reasons. Some will receive it with insults, accompany it with choirs, and bury it with a parable or a political sketch. Others will declare it well-known, label it as past, passé and thus confirm its criticism. Some will think that it is precisely for this reason that it is a very useful book, writes Øyvind Østerud in his review, among other things.
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