Categoria: English SocialNews

Is Gun Lobby worse than Islamic terrorism?

In San Francisco and Washington another shootout led to several deaths and injuries. The odds of you being shot dead in USA are far greater than of you being killed in a terrorist attack in Europe. More Americans were killed…

Syria, a land of death

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In recent years, Syria has come under the attack of anti-governmental conflict. The ongoing Syrian civil war has witnessed the most deadliest conflict in this Century. The clashes started in March 2011 in the southern city of Deraa. Nowadays, there…

UK elections, UKIP disappearance and Kremlin shadows

The UK election of June 8 is a shock result. The Tories, led by Theresa May, came out of the election with a small advantage over Labour, but they lost their absolute majority in parliament and did not get the…

Russia interferes in west elections

America’s three major TV networks broadcast live coverage of the hearing, which earned comparisons with Watergate. Former FBI director James B. Comey answered questions from senators about his interactions with President Trump. During more than two hours of testimony, Comey…

Turkey, Censorship 2.0

The Turkey authorities has censored Wikipedia. The government’s accusation against the digital encyclopedia is to lead a “defamatory campaign” against the country. The Wikimedia Foundation has appealed to Ankara Court that rejected. The case: the online encyclopedia blocked in Turkey…

The armed struggle has become armed propaganda

Death at London Bridge On Thursday, the United Kingdom goes to the polls in a snap general election called by Theresa May in what could turn out to be a fatally flawed strategy to show she has a mandate to…

Climate Agreement: Make our planet great again

President Donald Trump, on Thursday, announced he was pulling the United States out of the Paris Agreement, an international treaty aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change. In 2016, the Paris Agreement marked a turning point in the battle…

United Kingdom: goose stepping into the abyss?

We deserve better Days before France’s presidential election, Emmanuel Macron smashed the hopes of National Front candidate Marine Le Pen with a devastating put-down: ‘I’m sorry, Madame Le Pen; France deserves better than you.’ Le Pen failed to reach the Élysée…

Lessons of pop-ulism from Chavez to Trudeau

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What do Donald Trump, Hugo Chávez, Justin Trudeau, Silvio Berlusconi and Cristina Kirchner have in common? Considering the ideological aspect, experts’ debate goes around whether one is closer to the right wing than the others are or if one is…

The Manchester drama seen with the eyes of a journalist who wrote of IRA in the 70s

In his 1975 book about Irish nationalism the Parisian writer Maurice Goldring wrote about the void which can too easily be concealed behind the noise of battle. ‘To substitute a “spectacle” for the participation of the masses is to hide a wasteland…