Category: Stereotype-in-English

Marinaleda, a realized socialist Utopia

Marinaleda is a small town in Sevilla district, 2700 inhabitants, where social economy reached a level that socialism preached but never realized. It all started with the land reform of the end of the Seventies, after Franco’s dictatorship…

Send in the clowns

Tantrums, extravagances, excesses, irrational manias, self celebration and cult of personality. In a normal adult the little child is not bad, in a cruel one is overwhelmed by corruption and hunger for power. Many dictators are connected by a common thread, being clownish…

From war on drugs to drugs in war

The finding of captagon, some kind of amphetamine, in the pockets or blood of many jihadists affiliated to Islamic State surprised the public opinion. But using drugs in wars is an ancient practice. Anyway it’s a paradox how the same Governments who spend billions in the war on drugs or groups that punish the use of narcotics with death penalty, if they have to prevail against the enemy, don’t mind to step on everyone and everything…