POWER ANYWHERE WHERE THERE’S PEOPLE

We have to understand very clearly that there's a man in our community called a capitalist. Sometimes he's black and sometimes he's white. But that man has to be driven out of our community, because anybody who comes into the community to make profit off the people by exploiting them can be defined as a … Continua a leggere POWER ANYWHERE WHERE THERE’S PEOPLE

Opinion | Coronavirus Poems to the Editor: ‘Death Too Wears a Mask’ – The New York Times

In the Time of Plague We keep indoors. When we dare to venture out We are cautious. Our neighbors Smile, but in their eyes there is Reserve and suspicion. They keep their distance,..... https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/22/opinion/letters/coronavirus-poems.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytopinion

La Dea della Beatitudine e il suo plutonio — Bhutadarma

https://player.vimeo.com/video/120167119?dnt=1&app_id=122963 Negli anni 60 l’Himalaya era ancora considerato lo Shangri-La dell’esplorazione, un luogo selvaggio e leggendario libero dalla celebrità che lo avrebbe caratterizzato grazie all’alpinismo della fine del XX secolo. La storia che sto per raccontare riguarda la 24 esima montagna più alta del mondo, il Nanda Devi (7.816m), che si trova in India nel … Continua a leggere La Dea della Beatitudine e il suo plutonio — Bhutadarma

We thought the Nazi threat was dead. But Donald Trump has revived it 

The US president’s praise for the Charlottesville racists has broken a precious and necessary taboo, says Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland Sorgente: We thought the Nazi threat was dead. But Donald Trump has revived it | Jonathan Freedland | Opinion | The Guardian

Sfida all’esibizione del potere tossico – Comune-info

La democrazia della terra basata sui diritti di tutti i viventi al tempo di Trump. Articolo di Vandana Shiva. Nella nostra epoca si fronteggiano due visioni: una guarda oltre l’industrializzazione fondata sui combustibili fossili e l’antropocentrismo ed è volta a creare una Democrazia della Terra basata sui diritti di tutti gli esseri viventi. L’altra guarda … Continua a leggere Sfida all’esibizione del potere tossico – Comune-info

How Bulk Interception Works

This piece was authored by PI Legal Officer Scarlet Kim. This week, Privacy International, together with nine other international human rights NGOs, filed submissions with the European Court of Human Rights. Our case challenges the UK government’s bulk interception of internet traffic transiting fiber optic cables landing in the UK and its access to information … Continua a leggere How Bulk Interception Works

Donald Trump, il lavoro e i robot

La promessa di produrre in Usa servirà in gran parte all'automazione. Gli Stati Uniti oggi producono l’85 per cento di beni in più rispetto al 1987. Per farlo, impiegano solo due terzi dei lavoratori che c’erano allora. A differenza degli slogan urlati nella campagna elettorale di Trump, però, le statistiche ufficiali non indicano la delocalizzazione, … Continua a leggere Donald Trump, il lavoro e i robot

Financial Barriers to Health Care Among Mexican Americans With Chronic Disease and Depression or Anxiety in El Paso, Texas. 

Abstract Purpose: To determine the barriers to health care access by chronic disease and depression/anxiety diagnosis in Mexican Americans living in El Paso, TX. Design: A secondary analysis was conducted using data for 1,002 Hispanics from El Paso, Download-PDF: Jennifer J. Salinas, Josiah M. Heyman, and Louis D. Brown. Financial Barriers to Health Care Among … Continua a leggere Financial Barriers to Health Care Among Mexican Americans With Chronic Disease and Depression or Anxiety in El Paso, Texas. 

Today’s immigrants assimilate faster than the Europeans who came before them

And despite how it seems, we‘re actually more welcoming to them Unfortunately, Americans hold a warped collective memory of earlier immigration history. Many assume that the European immigrants of generations past assimilated quickly, unlike Latin American, Asian, or Muslim immigrants today. Not true. Lasting ethnic enclaves like Greektowns and Little Italys were typical. read: Today’s … Continua a leggere Today’s immigrants assimilate faster than the Europeans who came before them

Climate Disobedience in the Time of Trump 

Unexpected things tend to happen when Ken Ward goes to trial. In 2014, he and fellow climate activist Jay O’Hara, having blockaded a coal tanker with a 32-foot lobster boat at Brayton Point in Massachusetts, saw their felony charges dropped and the district attorney join their side. Sorgente: Climate Disobedience in the Time of Trump … Continua a leggere Climate Disobedience in the Time of Trump 

Older Americans Pushed Into Poverty as Feds Garnish Social Security for Student Debt 

The federal government is garnishing Social Security checks to recoup unpaid student debt, leaving thousands of retired or disabled Americans below the poverty line and setting the stage for an even bigger problem, according to a new report. Sorgente: Older Americans Pushed Into Poverty as Feds Garnish Social Security for Student Debt | Common Dreams … Continua a leggere Older Americans Pushed Into Poverty as Feds Garnish Social Security for Student Debt 

A Minute Closer to Midnight: US Army Sends Tanks to Europe to Confront ‘Aggressive Russia’ 

   by Don Quijones We need to take action,’ says President Obama By Andrea Germanos, staff writer at Common Dreams Tanks now in place again at the Eygelshoven site (Photo: U.S. Embassy The Hague/flickr/cc) As President Barack Obama vows that the United States will take “action” in response to the allegations that Russia interfered with the November … Continua a leggere A Minute Closer to Midnight: US Army Sends Tanks to Europe to Confront ‘Aggressive Russia’ 

Elegia aleppina –

Non c’è pace all’anima nostra, non ci sarà pace all’anima nostra, per averli lasciati soli contro tutto e tutti. Contro il regime del loro Paese, contro i jihadisti venuti da terre straniere, contro la seconda armata più potente al mondo. Contro la nostra indifferenza, contro la nostra insofferenza, contro la nostra ingenuità. Non c’è anfratto … Continua a leggere Elegia aleppina –

Is Donald Trump a Threat to Democracy? 

By STEVEN LEVITSKY and DANIEL ZIBLATT Donald J. Trump’s election has raised a question that few Americans ever imagined asking: Is our democracy in danger? With the possible exception of the Civil War, American democracy has never collapsed; indeed, no democracy as rich or as established as America’s ever has. Yet past stability is no … Continua a leggere Is Donald Trump a Threat to Democracy? 

Il risveglio

Il risveglio Gustavo Esteva | 8 dicembre 2016 | Il settimanale “Time” ha proclamato Donald Trump uomo dell’anno. Una scelta scontata, dicono i commentatori, non solo ha vinto le elezioni ma ha stravolto la politica degli Stati Uniti. Il pericolo attuale, però, rileva Gustavo Esteva, non è iniziato l’8 novembre. S’è aggravato quel giorno, perché … Continua a leggere Il risveglio

Chaos Ensues As Europe Splinters in Response to Trump

Source: Zero Hedge While America’s so-called “establishment”, the legacy political system and mainstream media, appear to be melting, and transforming before our eyes into something that has yet to be determined, Europe also appears to be disintegrating in response to the Trump presidential victory: as the FT reports, in a stunning development, Britain and France […] … Continua a leggere Chaos Ensues As Europe Splinters in Response to Trump

Philippine President: It’s ‘China, Philippines and Russia’ Against the World

  Beijing — As Anti-Media has covered in recent days, controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, along with hundreds of Filipino business leaders, is visiting China this week in a move aimed at strengthening regional ties between the two countries. On Tuesday, we reported that, for all intents and purposes, the United States had lost the … Continua a leggere Philippine President: It’s ‘China, Philippines and Russia’ Against the World