Fire

By | November 6th, 2019|LRO 189|

America burns. Santiago of Chile burns. Fury burns in Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Haiti. And something begins to move in the United States. All that turmoil has in common the fact that capitalism is moving towards [...]

Do Not Allow the Word to Stop Circulating Among the Political Choices of the 21st Century

By | December 19th, 2018|LRO 114|

This November, the NLS newsletter circulated a text[1] by Angelina Harari, originally published more than a year and a half ago. In March of 2017, Harari, among many others around the world, was already signaling [...]

The tea of the master and the tea of desire. A short story in the light of Lacan’s Seminar XVII

By | September 15th, 2018|LRO 89|

Amantine is the heroine of the exceptional short story À Clairmont by Maryse Battistuzzi.[1] She is an old lady with a particular whim that makes other people wonder: when taking her tea she invariably leaves [...]

The Lobster, a Dear Commodity

By | October 4th, 2017|67|

*Let us draw, here, on all three (main) senses of the word "dear":                    1.beloved, loved, cherished, worthy                    2.High-priced, expensive, hard to get                    3.(Archaic) hard, grievous                                                                          Webster's Unabridged Dictionary     In [...]