Arturo Desimone

Arturo Desimone (Aruba, 1984) is an Aruban-Argentine writer, poet and visual artist. His articles on politics previously appeared in  CounterPunch, DemocraciaAbiertaBerfrois UKDiem25news and elsewhere. Author of the poetry collection Mare Nostrum/Costa Nostra (Hesterglock 2019) and the bilingual book “La Amada de Túnez” which  appeared in Argentina during the pandemic, he has performed at international poetry festivals in Granada, Nicaragua, Buenos Aires and Havana.

Reform the UN Before It’s Too Late

Fading Rebel Music: On Costa-Gavras’ “Adults in the Room”

Against the Cuba Embargo: Man-Made Hurricane, Wall Before the Wall

The Untouchable Leader Who Stood Up to Gandhi

In Defense of Charlie Chaplin

Latin America Reduced to an island Called Venezuela, in a Sea of CNN En Español

On the January Washington March, On Violence, On What Remains Unsaid

How a Selective Boycott Can Boost External Support for Palestinians

The Labyrinthine Mini-Mall of Lesser Evils Versus Minimum Superego

Those Who Dwell Amongst the Rocks: an Extremely Brief History of the Tunisian Revolution

The War on Memory Begins in Argentina

The Artists’ Manifesto in the Age of Dangerous Managers

Impunity of Denmark: the EU’s Deadly Double Standards

The Ministry of Culture and Plastic Surgery

The Wrong Kind of October Revolution

Retro-Colonialism: the Exportation of Austerity as War By Other Means

Praise the Runaway

The Migration Backwards

Letters to Karl Marx by Arturo Desimone