An Israeli mobile artillery unit fires towards the Gaza Strip

Gaza and the US Dollar Hegemony

An Israeli mobile artillery unit fires towards the Gaza Strip, July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Nir Elias The power of images coming out of Gaza, and their role in effecting global public opinion on the war should not be underestimated. Beyond the information reported by the mainstream media, it seems that the most profound reactions were actually…

Three Studies of Lucian Freud

The 99 Percent and the Value of Art

Francis Bacon triptych at Christie’s auction, New York, 2013 Sold yesterday at Christie’s in New York for a staggering $142m, a Francis Bacon triptych has become, for now, the most expensive artwork ever to be sold at auction. This record-breaking sale is part of a far-reaching shift that is currently taking place in our globalized…