May 1, 2017
We are days away from the second round of the French presidential elections between a banker candidate, Emmanuel Macron, who wants to rule...
July 7, 2016
In an interview given to Le Monde in 2010, Algerian historian Mohammed Harbi declared that “[s]ince [Algerian] independence, history is...
November 8, 2015
Albert Camus on Nihilism Interview with Albert Camus at a football game Camus Nobel Prize acceptance speech
March 19, 2015
Today marks the fifty-third anniversary of the end of the Algerian fight for independence. On March 19, 1962 the seven-year, four-month war...
June 17, 2014
Concerning Violence , a documentary by Swedish filmmaker Göran Hugo Olsson, opened to a packed theatre at the Sydney Film Festival last...
February 5, 2013
Senegalese novelist and intellectual Boubacar Boris Diop offers an incisive and complex critique of the French intervention in Mali in this...
March 22, 2012
As the Arab Spring spread across several countries in the Middle East and North Africa, American philosopher Noam Chomsky argued that it...
November 5, 2011
In conjunction with the first-ever publication of the English translation of Saadi Yacef's original prison memoir, Battle of Algiers ,...