How the Radical Right Bullied Professors in 1920s Austria

June 10, 2021

As universities across the United Kingdom scramble to use the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to sack unwanted lecturers and professors, it becomes increasingly urgent to remember the history of labor organizing in higher education. What has and hasn’t worked in the past? The University and...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Understanding the “Clash of Civilizations”

July 30, 2018

When does a civilization in rapid decline stop being a civilization? Answer: when it requires a clash to understand itself. Egged on by the media and abetted by prominent politicians and intellectuals in Europe and the US, the world stumbles toward an increasingly confused and confusing “clash...

My Uncle Freud: A Famous Family (Part 1)

February 03, 2013

Julián Chappa talks to the great nephew of Sigmund Freud. A glimpse at the Freud family and its legacy. This is the first of a two-part series. How I met Freud... In 2009, I lived in Barcelona. I was talking to another Argentine editor and friend, who still lives there, when I...