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Do we need a new Social Contract?

The existing social contract is an implicit agreement that has been widely accepted, though not often fulfilled, for centuries and among the members of societies to cooperate for social benefits. The social contract includes the sacrifice of some individual freedoms in exchange for State protection. The agreement entails that all individuals in society are subjects of the State with the sole intention to collectively enforce social arrangements. Theories of ...Read full article...

5G makes users victims of hackers, spies, corporate and government control

Technology companies announce the advent of the “next big thing” that will change everything. With its arrival, they promise that new doors to worlds of augmented and virtual reality will finally open. But we must bear in mind the other side of 5G: in a hyperconnected planet, the chances of us being hacked, spied on and controlled by companies and governments will multiply. The enthusiasm for the advent of ...Read full article...

You are programmed to be lazy

Lack of physical activity causes one death every 10 seconds. If it is hard for you to get up from the couch to perform physical activity, do not worry, you are not alone. For decades, we have seen communication campaigns that encourage us to exercise. However, about 30% of adults do not get enough physical activity, and the percentage continues to increase worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, ...Read full article...

This is what happens to your brain when you snort cocaine

The number of deaths linked to drug use in the world is increasing, as well as the number of consumers and people with serious drug problems. According to data from this year’s UN World Drug Report, in 2017 5.5% of the population used drugs, and cocaine production stood at a historic record with 1,976 tons, 25% more than the year previous. While production numbers are increasing, the brains of ...Read full article...

Spooky: Trading privacy for convenience

Google knows everything a user buys online, the places he visits, the apps he uses and even the porn he sees – even if he does it in incognito mode. Amazon knows every request to the platform, its address and the conversations he has with Alexa. And Facebook collects his publications and likes, the times it clicks on an advertisement and, sometimes, even the detailed history of calls and ...Read full article...

The Muslim Brotherhood as auxiliaries of the Pentagon

The Muslim Brotherhood was integrated into the Pentagon. It was attached to the anti-Soviet network constituted with the ex-Nazis during the Cold War. The Islamists controlled by the Pentagon At the beginning of the 1990’s, the Pentagon decided to work with the Islamists, who had hitherto depended only on the CIA. This was operation Gladio B, by reference to the secret services of NATO in Europe (Gladio A ). For ...Read full article...

When blame is misdirected, everyone becomes the victim

Weapons of mass murder are blamed for the crimes committed by a few with the intention to disarm us all. In the same way, digital platforms are blamed for homophobia, racism and anti-feminism to censor us all. It is true, the Internet is not reality, but it is also true that it is cyber reality. Social networks are today’s public squares. Facebook and Twitter are platforms for dialogue, exchange of ...Read full article...

This is the virtual world where your identity lives

The virtual world is painted as an invisible environment that we do not see or touch, but which in reality is very palpable. The Cloud, or The Clouds, seem to be empty spaces located somewhere we do not know or understand where they are, but it is closer than we think. The Cloud is not a cushy place. Moreover, it is not even in heaven. It is anchored in ...Read full article...

End of Liberal International Order ensures the end of the United Nations

John Bolton, the ex-ambassador to the United Nations under President Bush Junior, and the present advisor on national security under President Trump, is opposed to one particular aspect of the United Nations. For him, it is out of the question for anyone to bring influence to bear on his country on any subject whatsoever. Consequently, the five powers which are the permanent members of the Security Council in New ...Read full article...

Facebook, YouTube and Amazon censor activists who oppose vaccination

After the right to life, freedom of expression is perhaps the most precious right in the western world. Much progress in modern society has been achieved as a result of people having the right to speak freely and with it, to lobby their friends, neighbors and political representatives. Unfortunately, there are several tabu issues that mainstream media and now technology corporations are in the process of silencing once and ...Read full article...

Russia needs economic re-education and Nationalism

Putin’s approval rating is high, but it has declined over the past year. The decline is mainly related to domestic policy.  Apparently, the public perceives recent Kremlin economic policy as a continuation of the disastrous policies that Washington imposed on Russia in the 1990s when Russia was loaded up with foreign debt while state assets were privatized and plundered by oligarchs sponsored by the West who “cashed out” by selling ...Read full article...

Smart Meters threats to your health and your pocket

Everyone and anyone who uses electricity should know what these devices do and to what they are connected. Smart meters are part of a growing global smart grid that is able to track your every movement given your use of energy. This smart grid includes smart television sets, smart cell phones, smart appliances and the digital meters that pollute homes and businesses with microwave radiation.Read full article...

Amazon’s corporate welfare privileges help enslave American Workers

New York City won bidding for one of two Amazon HQ2 locations by throwing $2.1 in tax incentives at the company. Seattle-based Amazon is like corporate predator Walmart, exploiting communities, along with harming local businesses and workers for maximum productivity and profits. The company’s $100 billion dollar CEO Jeff Bezos didn’t get super-rich by being worker and community friendly – just the opposite, the way all Western corporate giants ...Read full article...

This is the most dangerous Epidemic in Latin America

Reality tells us that the poorer you are the more likely it is for people to be malnourished rather than hungry. People are more prone to buying soft drinks than drinking water. They are more fond of eating cheap products with too much sugar, salt and fat than consuming fruit and vegetables. The reason behind such choices is nothing else than poverty, although being poor result in different outcomes ...Read full article...

Documentary unveils the power of the Israeli Lobby over the US Congress

Israeli lobby power exerts enormous influence over nearly all members of Congress. With rare exceptions, House or Senate members don’t dare confront it or criticize Israeli policies, a career ender for some who tried. Truth-tellers about Israeli state terror risk being intimidated, blackmailed, smeared, pressured, removed from positions of authority, or called national security or terrorist threats. Israel gets away with mass murder and much more because virtually no ...Read full article...