George Orwell warns us in his dystopian novel 1984 that authoritarianism begins with language. In the novel, “newspeak” is language twisted to deceive, seduce and undermine the ability of people to think critically and freely. Donald Trump’s unapologetic bigoted language made headlines again...
THE GLOBAL ONLINE MAGAZINE OF ARTS, INFORMATION & ENTERTAINMENT
January- February 2018 | Volume 14 Number 1
EDITOR’S NOTETwo questions posed recently by articles in Ragazine’s daily arts news feed prompted a mental knee-jerk reaction to at least one that challenges the current cloak of revenge captivating the hearts and minds of Americans responding to a wave of accusations against (mostly) men who over the years have taken unfair sexual advantage of girls, boys and women. By the power vested in them by age, fame and fortune, the accused are being brought to justice in courts of public opinion and rule of law, leaving open the answer to the question: What to do with the creative works of the discredited, of “the art of monstrous men”? (Read more ... )