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The vaguely defined field of psychogeography involves reflection on the effect of environment on one’s emotions and behavior. The concept emerged in the 1950s when French Lettrists and Situationists, finding contemporary architecture physically and ideologically restrictive, reimagined the city. Their perspective likely descended from the Dadaists and Surrealists while also drawing upon Charles Baudelaire’s concept of urban wandering. How is psychogeography relevant in the modern world? More… Discuss





Samizdat was the clandestine system of writing, printing, and distributing literature that was suppressed by the Soviet government. The term also refers to the literature itself. Samizdat began appearing in the 1950s and typically took the form of carbon copies of typewritten sheets that were passed from reader to reader. Subjects included dissident activities, transcripts of political trials, and analyses of socioeconomic and cultural themes. What does samizdat mean in RussianMore…


Edward R Murrow vs Joe McCarthy: “où sont les neiges d’antan?” Elles sont ici, de nouveau!

FF117, 1950s, EDWARD R MURROW CRITIQUES SENATOR JOE MCCARTHY, CLIPS OF MCCARTHY.,http://www.myfootage.com/details.php?…

Evil never sleep, it never dies!