Venezuela: Blind faith in Maduro is betraying the Left’s ideals

As the crisis in Venezuela’s deepens, so does the discussion between both the Left and the Right. Amid the chaos of the protests and the chaos of the government actions, ideological discussions have been growing steadily, some defending Maduro’s socialist government and others calling for early elections to put an end to a dictatorship.

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Data Protection: CJEU’s decision in favour of Max Schrems and Safe Harbour

Data Protection: CJEU’s decision in favor of Max Schrems and Safe Harbour - Governmental agencies such as the NSA in the US and the GCHQ in the UK crave information so they can snoop on their citizens. They justify it with safety and security and terrorism. Big corporations, especially those in the tech business crave information so they can sell it for a profit.

The Assassination of Ruben Espinoza and Nadia Duarte, murdered in the wake of another cartel related escalation of violence

Nadia Duarte said she feared for her safety and accused the same Governor of being responsible for anything that could happen to her or her family. She saw in him the main catalyst for the rise of violence and crime. The narcotrafico and the drug profiteers were identified as the real show runners charging businesses and citizens for protection and threatening anyone that stood in their way.

Between a rock and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

What is that you say? You want to know more about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership? Of course, you do! For some context, the (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) and the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) are trade deals that have been negotiated for at least the past two years and that if put in place … Continue reading Between a rock and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Greece: IMF main obstacle to a Greek\EU deal

After this week started with somewhat positive signs, in which finally there would be some sort of deal between Greece and its European and International partners, it appears that the chaos has resumed and that the demands have once again changed. António Esteves Martins, a correspondent in Brussels for the Portuguese public channel RTP, said … Continue reading Greece: IMF main obstacle to a Greek\EU deal

Charlie Hebdo hits the stands this Wednesday with a record three million copies

Three million copies of the latest Charlie Hebdo magazine are to be issued tomorrow, January the 14th, a record on all counts for the french press industry. This wednesday's edition of the Charlie Hebdo magazine will once again feature a caricature of the prophet Muhammad in it's front cover. In it, the prophet Muhammad stands … Continue reading Charlie Hebdo hits the stands this Wednesday with a record three million copies