Judith Berlowitz’s historical novel offers readers a peek into the Spanish Civil War and the idealism that brought people from across the globe together to fight for democratic governance and human rights.
Spanish author Almudena Grandes, who died last week, was famed for her novels portraying ordinary Spaniards’ experience of civil war and dictatorship. She insisted that unearthing historical memory was fundamental to building a democratic Spain.
Four-day workweek pilots are emerging across the globe, with some companies now shifting from the pilot phase to implementing the policy permanently. Beyond the U.S., political leaders are voicing support for the concept.
The Roma community in Europe is still systematically oppressed, 80 years after the Romani Holocaust by Nazi Germany — many are seen and treated as foreigners within their own countries, shows how little attention has been paid to the Roma struggle.
August 13, 1521, the date on which the contingent of Spanish conquistadors led by Hernan Cortes along with thousands of indigenous allies took over the capital of the Mexica or Aztec empire, the most powerful force in Mesoamerica at the time.