Republika Srpska

After several weeks of covering former Yugoslavia, the photographer Aulne Boniface reveals here several findings of his work. Read more

Thai for men

After South America, Hades continues its travels with the goal of observing Western tourism and its impact on local cultures. We now report from Asia, namely Bangkok, The City of Angels, and of sex tourism. Read more

Tourism, the cultivation of the future?

For poor countries, tourism has become an important source of currency. To such a degree, that their societies are reorganising themselves around that new economic object; the tourist. Here is a manna, from which not everyone profits. A report, in South America. Read more

Slippery terrain

Hades continues its journey around South America: tourism, having become one of the main pillars of the South American economy, does not just have positive effects. Let's start with the environmental consequences of the human influx into the fragile region. A report on the site of Machu Picchu, an example of humanity's endangered world heritage. Read more

Plurality of cultures, diversity of thought

Our young magazine HADES aims to illustrate that multitude of cultures and points of view, examining the relationship of man with his main surroundings; nature, work, power, the economic world or the individual himself. Read more.

Selective survival

In Brazil the catadores earn thanks to the rubbish of their contemporaries. Battling to survive, and for their place in the town. Their mere existence demonstrates how unjust and unequal this country can be. Read more

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings... Read more

Word of the month
Do you speak Bolivarian?

El Libertador (1783 -1830), a Venezuelan hero of the battle against the Spanish, remains a myth for the entire South American continent. From political theory to commercial signs, including Venezuelan money, many locations and public buildings and even cigars, his name is in everyone's mouth, between homage to a founder and paroxysmal demagogy. Read more



Substantives are formed by adding o to the root. For the plural, the letter j must be added to the singular. There are two cases: the nominative and the objective (accusative). The root with the added o is the nominative, the objective adds an n after the o. Other cases are formed by prepositions... Adjectives are formed by adding a to the root. The numbers and cases are the same as in substantives... Read more

Ackr, dictionary of acronyms


Acronyms from here and elsewhere. Ackr, multilingual dictionary of acronyms, indexes and translates initialisms, abbreviations and acronyms of the world. Read more


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"Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit."

Bertrand Russell

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