How A Small Croatian City Laid the Foundations for Fascism

Our story begins with a man: Gabriele D’Annunzio, an Italian playwright, poet, journalist, author, aristocrat, army officer and war hero. In 1919…D’Annunzio became a dictator.

When World War One began, D’Annunzio, a self-proclaimed ‘Superman’ (having been inspired by Nietzsche’s Ubermensch)…

Are movie theatres a Covid casualty or just another false death knell?

At the beginning of this month, myself and a friend went to watch a movie…IN A CINEMA??? Though admittedly Shang-Chi (the movie in question) was not the first film I’d seen in cinemas since the pandemic began, it made me think about all the great experiences I’ve had in darkened…

The debate over what free will is, and whether or not it exists, extends back to ancient philosophy. From the dawn of a man, we have questioned whether choice is an illusion, whether we really want to make a cheese toasty, or whether our decisions are pre-ordained and controlled by…

Earlier this month, the billionaire space race began with an embarrassing public spectacle as Richard Branson flew into space in a rocket with the word ‘Virgin’ plastered on it. Not to be out down, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, donned a cowboy hat (for reasons unknown), and also flew into…

Man, people love Elon Musk don’t they? You know, the funny meme man, the real life Tony Stark. Musk has such a weird sycophantic following. God he’s so great, with all his talk of space travel and renewable energy and self-driving cars — a true pioneer. He’s always doing something…

Artificial Intelligence is the technically hypothetical possession of intelligence or thought by computers, machines and androids. Artificial intelligence may be an inevitability in the real world, but with this eventual breakthrough will come questions on how these artificially intelligent ‘beings’ should be treated. The question has already begun to be…

2020 was bleak, wasn’t it? I think this last year has made us realise how bad things can get, and things are only gonna get worse. Yes, the vaccine rollout has been tremendously successful and this whole pandemic thing seems to be coming to an end soon (fingers crossed). But…

My articles tend to be focused more on politics and philosophy, and though I have written theatre reviews (not on Medium) and music reviews (on myself and my friend’s podcast That Film You Like), I thought today I’d diversify a bit. I absolutely love video games; when I’m not writing…

“Peace Is The Only War Worth Waging”

Trigger Warning: This article includes a discussion of upsetting violence and includes graphic images which some readers may find disturbing. I feel this is necessary as the brutality of what is going on needs to be accurately put across, but reader discretion is advised.

You would have to live under…

Adam De Salle

I am a young writer interested in providing the intellectual tools to those in the political trenches so that they may fight their battles well-informed.

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