The hobbits and the extreme right: this is how fantasy inspires the possible new leader of Italy

Special for Infobae of New York Times. ROME — Giorgia Meloni, the far-right leader who is likely to be Italy’s next prime minister, used to dress up as a hobbit. As a youth activist for the post-fascist Italian Social Movement, she and her group of militants, with nicknames like Frodo and Hobbit, revered the “Lord … Read more

Carmen Gloria Calfiqueo, teacher and community leader in Temuco: “There are establishments that are the backyard of municipal education”

Calfiqueo Calfullán, indicated that the impact that inherited decisions are having on the legitimate demands of the Mapuche educational and cultural high school community, an establishment located at the foot of Cerro Ñielol, is dramatic. Access to the Technological Bicentennial Lyceum in Temuco, at the foot of Cerro Ñielol Profanation and sacrilege of sacred spaces … Read more

Marshall Applewhite, leader of the unhinged cult of Heaven’s Gate

As the founder of California’s Heaven’s Gate cult, Marshall Applewhite and 38 of his followers committed suicide in March 1997 to board a spaceship that saves Earth. Brooks Kraft LLC/Sygma via Getty ImagesOne of the last videos left by the leader of Heaven’s Gate, Marshall Applewhite, before his suicide. On March 21, 1997, 39 Heaven’s … Read more

Jihadisme: Quand un ex leader d’Al Qaida raconte Al

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A croire ce que l’on sait de sa biographie, ce fils d’une famille de la bourgeoisie lettrée d’Egypte, né en 1951, avait très tôt choisi la trajectoire qui devait le mener sur la voie de la violence jihadiste.C’est une histoire peu connue du grand public, mais qui dévoile, à bien des égards, certains traits profonds … Read more

Amma’s way, al cinema la storia della leader spirituale famosa per il suo “santo abbraccio”

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Partendo da un villaggio della sua India ha attraversato il mondo e dedicato tutta la sua vita ad alleviare le sofferenze fisiche e spirituali degli altri, cercando di promuovere un modello di umanità fondato sull’altruismo. A muoverla, fin da bambina, una compassione senza limiti capace di trasformare l’amore in azione, con effetti che spesso viene … Read more

Taliban supreme leader attends assembly of clerics in Kabul

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Taliban Supreme Leader Hibatullah Akhundzada appeared in public yesterday in Kabul, where he attended an assembly of clerics called by the regime to consolidate its power. Mr. Akhundzada, who has never been filmed or photographed in public since the Taliban came to power in August, and usually lives in seclusion in Kandahar (South), their spiritual … Read more