The disastrous, corrupt "recovery" of war-shattered Naples in Curzio Malaparte's The Skin reflects the rot at the core of the European peace
The Italian Futurists' marriage of man and machine was a feast for the senses
Productive life and quotidian life coincide in their misery.
Because we don't defend - we attack - there's no need to ask for the disarming of the enemy, just weapons for comrades.
"if the paternal authority that sometimes manifests itself in a merited spanking was to lessen, the family would go to ruin.”
Domestic work today means to literally give over your own life to that of others (kids and husband), to their spaces, to their times, to their rhythms.
from this struggle that built a first breakwater of defense to let us catch our breath and keep our heads above the flood of labor, from this struggle we had to begin.
When the flowers of the garden no longer smell sweet, when the leaves refuse to bloom and the birds to sing, the bosses of the garden go into crisis.
The state is astonished. Men are astonished. We are astonished that they are astonished. And now we come to the problem.
it is them, it is women, above all, who have an objective interest in ruining this condition