January 3, 2014
The New York Times (in an Editorial column, no less) says Edward Snowden “has done his country a great service”. The so-called father of the WWW, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, also praises Mr. Snowden’s whistleblowing “has become an important part of the effort to protect the Internet and his concept of the open Web.”
January 11, 2013
He may recover his health or not. You may like him or not. But he already stepped into History, no doubt. PS: Those familiarized with Political Science language may benefit from this evaluation of Chávez role in History.
December 31, 2011
Time to close another year. As I never was good at doing inventories of everything that happen to balance, I’ll just take one significant occurrence. If something, 2011 was the year of “the People occupying the Public Square”; Time magazine was right, for once. In Tunisia, in Egypt, in Israel, in Europe and in the […]
July 15, 2011
Sergio Bergman (2nd from right) is an Argentine rabbi of frequent media appearances who associated himself with local center-right politicians. He endorsed the movement headed by Mr. Blumberg (who’s son died when kidnapped) for “security” against marginalized youngsters. Then organized an NGO to raise money from wealthy Jews and contend in the community elections. Last […]
December 11, 2010
In a few days Dilma Roussef will be sworn as the first woman elected president of Brazil and its almost 200 million citizens. With a past in the guerrilla warfare against a Western supported dictatorship, she was imprisoned and tortured. And she doesn’t regret.
May 1, 2010
I don’t like Andrés Oppenheimer’s column when dealing with Latin-America issues, usually. But I must recognize this time he nailed the core of the illegal immigrants problem. So, who will do all the work if the unfitted immigration law was to be applied and all the illegals were to be forced to leave? The U.S. […]
January 9, 2010
On December 29 passed away the great American artist who revived the journalistic caricature in the sixties and established the style for others until his retirement three years ago. Perhaps he regarded himself as a painter “who did caricatures for a living”. But his published works show the evidence of his true commitment with his […]