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fernando_santamaria: Dementia and changes.

I conclude, by means of interacting with pilgrims here, in Santiago de Compostela, that all guys between sixty and eighty five are seriously scared about dementia. They were all born between 1958 and 1933. As a matter of fact, I’ve been recently thinking they could constitute some kind of “demented” movement: “Dementia against Imperialism,” or Read more…

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Joe Emersberger: Prominent news reports claiming a deterioration of living conditions in Venezuela – all since Trump’s sanctions came into force in August of 2017

New York TImes, Meridith Kohut and Isayen Herrera, December 17, 2017 “As Venezuela Collapses, Children Are Dying of Hunger” https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/12/17/world/americas/venezuela-children-starving.html?module=inline   Washington Post, Anthony Faiola, February 12, 2018 “Venezuela’s economy is so bad, parents are leaving their children at orphanages” https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/venezuelas-economy-is-so-bad-parents-are-leaving-their-children-at-orphanages/2018/02/12/8021d180-0545-11e8-aa61-f3391373867e_story.html?utm_term=.d10ac9514d41   New York Times, Kirk Semple, March 20, 2018 “‘We’re Losing the Fight’: Tuberculosis Read more…

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Lawrence Wittner: Whatever Happened to an Affordable College Education?

As U.S. college students―and their families―know all too well, the cost of a higher education in the United States has skyrocketed in recent decades.  According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, between 2008 and 2017 the average cost of attending a four-year public college, adjusted for inflation, increased in every state in the Read more…

fernando_santamaria: Barricades

I think it’s isn’t a time for reading or writing. I think it’s a time for barricades. Real fire, real struggle. I’m, personally, tired and  don’t trust any more on words.

Anil Eklavya: The Coup at Kailash

Kailash Mansarovar, a geographical as well as a mythological place, now in China (or rather, Tibet), is considered the heavenly abode of Lord Shiva (the Destroyer), one among the many Hindu Gods, albeit a very important one, as he is a part of the triad, or Trimurti, which also includes Vishnu (the Maintainer) and Brahma  Read more…

fernando_santamaria: Maduro’s Government doesn’t pay Spanish pensioners.

There’s a problem in Spain with Venezuelan pensioners. Guys that have payed for twenty years or so haven’t got any rights under Maduro’s government. The thing affects about eight thousand (8000) people in Spain and 650 persons in Galiza. Here there’s been a sentence by the High Court of  Galiza, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Court_of_Galicia(one for 650 cases) stating the Spanish Read more…

Anil Eklavya: Indian Opposition 2019

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Dead. L. K. Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi: Retired. Haren Pandya: Killed. Pramod Mahajan: Dead. Gopinath Munde: Dead. Manohar Parrikar: Dead. Arun Jaitley: Retired Hurt. Sushma Swaraj: Partly Hurt, Partly Retired.   Rajesh Pilot: Dead. Madhavrao Scindia: Dead. Vilasrao Deshmukh: Dead. Y S Rajasekhara Reddy: Dead.   Sonia Gandhi: Semi-Retired. Manmohan Singh: Not Read more…

fernando_santamaria: Something is fucked up in the psychiatric system: The “ Dopamine Hypotheses.” (Chemotherapy and Antypsichotics)

If Cancer’s  patients are allowed to reject  Chemotherapy …, Why Mental Health Patients are life-time enforced (by gubernamental laws, by their families and “caregivers,” by the Cops, by judges), to be their whole life “on Meds”?https://beyondmeds.com/2019/05/03/embracing-our-madness/ This is one of my many  posts to Galician Deputy in the Spanish Congress (she’s leaded de United Left Read more…

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Lawrence Wittner: How About a Peace Race Instead of an Arms Race?

In late April, the highly-respected Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reported that, in 2018, world military expenditures rose to a record $1.82 trillion.  The biggest military spender by far was the United States, which increased its military budget by nearly 5 percent to $649 billion (36 percent of the global total).  But most other nations Read more…

Anil Eklavya: Global Meta-Politics (with a Touch of Comedy)

Tower of Babel by Pieter Brueghell used by Maria as model in the Film Metropolis A meta-organization is an organization for organizations, which can implement a specific or multiple specific organizations; use them as necessary; and dissolve them when the aims have been achieved. Global meta-politics can be thought of as the prime mover behind Read more…

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