December 21, 2014
A last minute interpretation of the fall of the other invisible Wall of the Cold War era.
November 14, 2013
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 […]
August 14, 2013
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 […]
November 11, 2012
Obama’s re-election seems to mark a turning point in American politics. A new coalition of empowered minorities (Latinos, blacks, gays and others usually regarded as “liberal-oriented”) defeated the old “white-anglo-man” dominance epitomized by the Tea Party conservatives. “No U.S. presidential candidate in coming years will be able to turn his back on Hispanics” writes […]
November 1, 2012
OK, people. Cast your vote for all of us in the Rest of the World and enjoy the next four years! (We are comfy this way, while you don’t pay too much attention to us, here down south).