Bob Row’s world news & caricatures
Snowden_Berners-Lee January 3, 2014

Chile: inequality is the name of the game

November 17, 2013

0

Bachelet_Matthei

Today the Chileans are called to elect a new president and the odds are overwhelming in favor of Michelle Bachelet to regain the post over the rightist candidate, Evelyn Matthei. But this doesn’t mean there’s an easy task for her to comply. There are a lot of reforms her people claims for. Inequality in the […]

Spy vs Spy

November 14, 2013

0

Rajoy_Merkel_Francis-Rousseff

The Snowden case picked up last month around the “outrageous” scandal of NSA’s wiretapping of friends and allies. As Nancy Becar of AP points out, there’s not a sacred ground to the intelligence business.  Not even between best friends, as Niccolo Machiavelli made it clear many centuries ago. True, moral outrage and public hypocrisy is […]

The Castro vs USA soap-opera

November 1, 2013

1

Castro_sentado

The ritual repeat itself every year: the United Nations condemn the American blockade on Cuba (only USA and Israel disagree). The USA government invoke the lack of democracy in Cuba while goes to feed the starving people of the “democratic” North Korea regime and buy tons of electronics from the “democratic” Chinese regime. And from […]

Chile: a nightmare 40 years old

September 10, 2013

3

Allende_Pinochet

40 years ago on 9/11 the bloody coup of general Pinochet (with the help of the White House, Corporate America and the Neocons) against the constitutional president of Chile, Salvador Allende, inaugurated the worst period of Imperialistic rule in South America. As an Argentinian who lived that nightmare I want to shout out to my […]

The panda & the bald eagle

August 23, 2013

2

Panda_BaldEagle

Some say China has overtaken US in global commerce. Not just in such regions like Africa and Latin America in search of a better treatment from its partners. But also in places like S. Korea. Other say that the star of the rising markets like the BRIC is dwindling and China is about to crash […]

Snowden’s orwellian nightmare

August 14, 2013

0

Orwell_Snowden_Obama

In the last New York Review, James Bamford notes that the sales of “1984″, the classic dystopian novel by George Orwell, soared within days after Edward Snowden handed the NSA documents to the public. It seems that the implications of a policial State were immediately clear for its citizens. But Bamford himself tries to cool […]

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 40 other followers