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The terror of the terrorized

, by Boaventura de Sousa Santos

In Europe, the region of the world in which I find myself, within thirty years (between 1914-1945) there were two world wars which resulted in seventy-eight million deaths and at least one horrible genocide, the Armenian genocide; within eighty years there were two more horrible and well-known (...)

1932: and in seven years’ time?

, by Boaventura de Sousa Santos

"Without soul or memory, Europe is incapable of seeing the similarity between the images of death and destruction in the Warsaw ghetto during the desperate Jewish uprising of April 19, 1943, and the images we see of the Gaza Strip. Gaza is Europe here and now."

Gaza is Europe here and now

, by Boaventura de Sousa Santos

(...) Ultimately, this brutal policy is legitimized by what I have called the abyssal line, the line that has separated full-fledged human beings from those considered subhuman since the beginning of colonial expansion. It’s no coincidence that we hear Israeli officials refer to Palestinians as animals.


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