Harold Pinter, RIP

The author, actor, director, poet... died this past Christmas Eve. He was 78 at the time. Posterity will remember him for his literary work. But it is noteworthy that Pinter used his Nobel Prize lecture to administer a powerful critique of the United States and its imperial ways. His lecture can be viewed here and the English text can be read here.

There is no doubt that we will miss his voice. The real question: Can anyone stand in for him now that he is gone?

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