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Snowden, from villain to heroe?

January 3, 2014

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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.” Advertisements

A Pope in Rio

July 21, 2013

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The New York Times provides a good background to Pope Francis trip to Brazil. I’m coincident on the “social justice” rhetoric he will show to the youngsters  gathering there. A point to take into account is that “electronic evangelists”  in Brazil collect huge sums from Sao Paulo’s industrial bosses. Protestants are strong in political parties […]

#Argentinesuccess concealed by Wall Street

October 25, 2011

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Argentina’s incumbent President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner re-election by a landslide 54,4% sends a message to other politicians: “bail the people instead of the banks; in the end, it pays better on the ballots”. This is a message that the Big Media aren’t eager to spread, but the whisper has started to jump over the […]