Browsing All posts tagged under »United Nations«

The Castro vs USA soap-opera

November 1, 2013


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 […]

Oscar Arias got his arms bill

April 7, 2013


Maybe a UN treaty will be as ineffective as a Vatican homily to curb arms sales. But, even in a symbolic way it is good news; or is it?

Is Stiglitz rokin’ or what?

August 21, 2009


Conservative pubishers got a problem with Joseph Stiglitz. As his weight as a mainstream economist is too heavy to just throw him apart (he chairs the United Nations “Comission of Experts on reforms of the international monetary and financial system”) the new tactics seems to be misrepresent his words, so to round his uncomfortable sharp […]