Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on June 29th, 2008

Well, who but a Nazi would deny that Karl Marx was a German because he was a Jew? —Mr. Wilson, The Stranger I leave for Šokių šventė on Wednesday, making this post the likely last peep from me before then. I start with a quote from the interesting but not spectacular Nazi hunter movie, The […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on June 18th, 2008

The beforementioned response from PLB to the question of citizenship remains a complete mystery to me. I eagerly want to play a game of “find the subtext” in pulling apart the various moves in Narušienė’s statement, but the subtext that emerges is so grotesque and offensive, that I do it only hoping, sincerely, that I […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on June 18th, 2008

As I mentioned in the last post, a more detailed interview with me (and a neat photo!) appeared in lietuviams.com on Monday. It was since picked up by delfi and alfa, and my comment about envisioning Vilnius as a Disney World Fantasyland even ended up being the “dienos citata” at delfi. So that’s that. So […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on June 9th, 2008

I met yesterday afternoon with Monika Bončkutė, the correspondent to Lietuvos rytas and editor of Vakarai. We talked at Caffé Florian for over two hours (well, I did most of the talking), and she collapsed it all into a brisk little article that is now up on lrytas.lt. A more, how shall I say, pensive […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on June 6th, 2008

Almost two weeks ago, the committee for the branding of Lithuania narrowed down their two finalists for logos for Lithuania. The plan of the logos was to be bold and assertive, much like the new bold Lithuania that the government wants to present to the world. This is the second attempt at coming up with […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on June 3rd, 2008

Sąjūdis pin [collectplaza.lt] There is no way I can have a bunch to say, personally, about the twentieth anniversary of the founding of Sąjūdis. After all, I was still a pre-teen born and living in the US. But I can talk about being in the wake of Sąjūdis, from the pins we got from visiting […]

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