The author transcribes a set of headlines from the current press and lets the reader make her/his own connections and conclusions. On the personal order he concludes that the spirit of the times is, or should be, despair.
Today, as the suicide trends show, the injuries of class are hardly hidden. They are open sores, belying all pretensions to an American Dream or to a Great Society.
The American filmmaker Kimberly Bautista discovered that Cuba is more than a kind of Caribbean Gallia standing up to the Caesars from the North. She reflects it in a documentary titled “Obsession: Hip Hop from the Other Side.”
With their weapons of mass destruction they devastate germs and viruses, showing that it is not the will of God, but poverty and marginalization, that kills.