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Social intelligence must restrain neo-liberal madness August 23, 2014 21:43

Social intelligence must restrain neo-liberal madness

You don’t need to be an expert to see that in the last few months, and at an accelerating rate, the USA and its [...]
 
Cautious global response to genocide in Gaza August 23, 2014 21:42

Cautious global response to genocide in Gaza

Incursions like the ones witnessed in Gaza recently are far from new in the history of the conflict in the Middle East, and neither [...]
 
The boom in the narcotics business over the Internet August 9, 2014 20:04

The boom in the narcotics business over the Internet

During the past four years, 250 new drugs have been found in Europe – a problem aggravated by the emergence of the Internet as [...]
 
 
CTRL + (H)ALT + DELETE: Israel and the Palestinians August 9, 2014 16:54

CTRL + (H)ALT + DELETE: Israel and the Palestinians

There is a photograph of this graffito beside an Israeli army checkpoint; it seems to sum up the Gaza situation: electronic eavesdropping, media manipulation [...]
 
Palestine: why always under Israel’s indiscriminate fire? July 27, 2014 22:23

Palestine: why always under Israel’s indiscriminate fire?

The dead are already in the hundreds, many of them children in a conflict whose causes originate from imperial domination, and are kept alive [...]
 
Reflections after the World Cup July 13, 2014 19:28

Reflections after the World Cup

Violence and a lack of respect during the World Cup was evidence of the absence of any plan to combat aggression, inequality and human [...]
 
 
The Internet continues to revolutionise world trade June 28, 2014 20:00

The Internet continues to revolutionise world trade

The “World Wide Web” is thought of as the source of a revolutionary trend in the way that goods and services are traded over [...]
 
Women: Someday priests or… Popes? June 28, 2014 20:00

Women: Someday priests or… Popes?

Febes, Persis, Priscilla, Tryphena, Mary, Eunice and Lois were some of the women who, according to scriptures, were the best allies of St Paul [...]
 
Silent earthquakes advancing on Planet June 14, 2014 00:03

Silent earthquakes advancing on Planet

The so-called “silent earthquakes” which occur deep within the Earth and without much disturbance, apparently cannot be felt. These silent earthquakes are what set [...]
 
 
Spain and its universal justice purpose May 17, 2014 22:34

Spain and its universal justice purpose

The Spanish parliament approved last February the modification of the Organic Law of Judicial Power by which they are limtiing what is called universal [...]
 
“Bacha Posh”… because it is a disgrace to be a woman May 17, 2014 21:55

“Bacha Posh”… because it is a disgrace to be a woman

Mehran was asked: Do you want to look and dress like a boy, do more fun things like ride a bike, play football and [...]
 
Ebola, closer than ever to the ‘first world’ May 11, 2014 00:01

Ebola, closer than ever to the ‘first world’

Guinea in West Africa is the latest country to be hit by an outbreak of the incurable disease.  It is estimated to kill in [...]
 
 
Exploitation of workers in the “first” world: United Kingdom April 20, 2014 20:59

Exploitation of workers in the “first” world: United Kingdom

A recent report shows the UK among the top five countries in the world in terms of highest minimum wage, at £11,250 per year,  [...]
 
Pleasure hospitals vs. FGM in Africa April 20, 2014 20:52

Pleasure hospitals vs. FGM in Africa

In March, the opening a hospital in Burkina Faso to repair the clitoris removed through female genital mutilation (FGM), may return the sexuality and [...]
 
Unemployed in UK: haunted and driven into poverty April 13, 2014 18:42

Unemployed in UK: haunted and driven into poverty

The insensitive policies of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have left millions of unemployed people without help (the official statistics show only [...]
 
 
 

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