Tag Archives: Totalitarianism

The “Biopower” of the New PRI

In 1957, Octavio Paz (whose centenary we celebrate this year) published one of the greatest poems in the Spanish language of the 20th century – Piedra de Sol (The Sun Stone). Inspired by the Aztec Calendar and the 584 days … Continue reading

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Stalinism & Revisionism

“Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that” Martin Luther King   The Stalinist purges had no real justification and opponents of Stalinist authoritarianism accept that. The question is ‘How do sympathisers excuse these actions?’   After Gorbachev, … Continue reading

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