Arturo Desimone

Arturo Desimone is a writer, poet and visual artist currently based between Argentina and the Netherlands. He was born and raised on the island Aruba, a son of immigrants and exiles. A book of his poems, La Amada de Túnez, is forthcoming from the Argentinian poetry publisher Audisea Libros. His poems short fiction pieces and translations have appeared in literary journals such as The Adirondack Review, Blue Lyra Review, CounterPunch Poets Basement and Drunken Boat.

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