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Heaven or Hell

April 9, 2016

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The “Panama Papers” affair seems to become an unexpected letdown for its promoters. While they initially highlighted the presence of “unfriendly” politicians of the like of Russia’s Putin and Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez, their names turned to be loosely  involved through other individuals. Instead,  it happen to be found other names as owners of secret offshore […]

Einstein, Russell and the Doomsday of Capitalism

May 25, 2010

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After the Hiroshima and Nagasaki destruction, a group of scientists felt the responsibility to warn the public about the  impending peril of a nuclear holocaust. Since 1947, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists bears on its front page a “Doomsday Clock” which marks the changing status of the Humanity’s proximity to a global disaster.Then, in […]

It’s the Immigration Law, stupid!

May 1, 2010

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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. […]

Chile takes off (turning to the Right)

December 13, 2009

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Click to enlarge The Chilean people is choosing today his leaders and the multimillionaire Sebastián Piñera (owner – between other companies – of the national airline) seems to be guiding comfortably the first round. The discolored Christian-democrat Eduardo Frei and the Socialist postmodern ‘rebel’ Marco Enríquez-Ominami dispute the privilege of entering as the option in […]

Will China displace USA in LA?

July 28, 2009

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For the last years China has become  a major buyer of Latin America raw materials and crops and a vendor of industrialized goods. As imported goods to the region from the USA shrank amidst the financial storm, some people feels the need to  diminish the panic. With this goal in mind, Oppenheimer collects some figures […]

Otto Solbrig: got some Glyphosate?

June 21, 2009

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An ongoing argument in the scientific community in Argentina shows how the Market-oriented agriculture may affect Public Health and the entire political system. A study with amphibian embryos suggested the dangerous toxicity of Glyphosate employed extensively against weeds to maximize genetically modified soybean crops.  Dr. Otto Solbrig (a well-established biologist, Harvard emeritus) contends that laboratory […]

Swine flu media hysteria

June 7, 2009

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Another take on the hysteria spread by the media (with a little help by the WHO). How many lives have terminated by this so called “pandemic” disease and how many by the capitalist crisis? I grew up in a world worried by the impending nuclear war. Then came the AIDS, the Ebola, the islamofobia and […]