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Swans (magazine)

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Frequency  Bi-weekly
First issue  May 1996
Language  multilingual
Publisher  Gilles d'Aymery
Country  USA
Editor  Jan Baughman, Gilles d'Aymery

Swans Commentary is an American online political and literary magazine, created in 1996; co-editors are Jan Baughman and the French essayist and political commentator Gilles d’Aymery, who is the magazine's publisher. Gilles d'Aymery died on May 9, 2015 and the magazine has not been significantly updated since late January 2015.


Collaborators and contributors

Swans publishes significant authors (like the critic Charles Marowitz, also collaborator of Peter Brook), and regular or occasional relevant contributors: Paul Buhle, Art Shay, Louis Proyect, Alison Phipps (University of Glasgow), the multilingual poet Guido Monte, the novelist Alma A. Hromic (aka, Alma Alexander), Michael Barker, Mohammed Ben Jelloun, Edmund Berger, the economist Edward S. Herman (and the experts of political economy Shimshon Bichler and Jonathan Nitzan, the philosopher Michael Neumann, Naseer Aruri, R. J. Berry, Denis Halliday, Michael Parenti, Anthony Arnove, Isidor Saslav).


A magazine about non-violent and pacifist political themes, with a progressive editorial line, Swans condemns the commercialization of the Web and is “…about thinking, questioning, observing, and providing ideas that are lacking in the mainstream media.” The interest about political principles, joins in world geo-political articles, especially about the Balkans, Iraq (with special and meaningful works) and Palestine. Swans publishes also a few articles in French on a monthly basis, Le coin français, which are edited by the French story teller and translator Marie Rennard; Jean-Claude Seine contributes his words and pictures.


Swans (magazine) Wikipedia