Politics

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Jeff Bezos or ambition without measure

The business policies of Jeff Bezos show an unstoppable ambition, without any hint of the slightest empathy for the workers Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world. His Amazon company is a kind of megatienda with innumerable ramifications that threatens to end any other competitor in the market of the sale of

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Pharmaceuticals push their products in India, creating a new wave of opium addicts

A huge problem is looming in India because of the entry of opioid medications The United States is experiencing a huge crisis due to drug addictions that contain opium derivatives. Opioids are the most lethal-illegal and illegal drugs on the market. Modern society considers that analgesia is a human right of first importance and makes these substances easily accessible

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Éric Cantona quotes Shakespeare and says that humans 'will be eternal' in a speech to UEFA

A strange speech by the always controversial Éric Cantona at the UEFA gala Éric Cantona is one of the most controversial soccer players in history and certainly one of the most mentally awake. Cantona received an award for his career in the Champions League raffle and the player of the year award and responded with a cryptic thank you speech.

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Having used drugs in the past may prevent you from entering the United States

The US drug policy is ambivalent If you are going to travel to the United States, perhaps you should take precautions and not get carried away by the notion that in this country the perspective around marijuana has been relaxed. Although 11 states have legalized cannabis in the US and 33 have legalized it for medicinal use, having a history with this substance can cause the authorities to prevent you from entering the country

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Map of the global water crisis: Mexico, one of the most affected countries

A quarter of the world will suffer serious problems of water supply in the next 2 decades The New York Times has published a revealing interactive map in which a projection on the water shortage crisis is observed throughout the world, which has been exacerbated by climate change. Although Qatar is the country that is most at risk due to the lack of vital liquid, which fights with its huge oil fortune, Mexico, particularly the center of the country, is one of the countries that has the most problems of drought and shortages will have to face in the next 2 decades

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Official document of the Mexican government announces plan to legalize drugs

The National Development Program establishes the plan to legalize drugs during the sexennium, in a possible pact with the United States The National Development Program, a document of almost 300 pages detailing the Mexican state policy of the sexennium, raises the importance of lifting the prohibition of illegal substances, without explaining which ones, in order to reduce violence and establish a new paradigm of treatment

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The Mexican government paints its line

In the National Development Plan 2019-2024, presented last May 1 by the president of Mexico, the government proposes “Reformulate the fight against drugs” 1. The line In the new National Development Plan 2019-2024, presented last May 1 by the president of Mexico, the government proposes “Reformulate the fight against drugs”. What s

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Concerning, reading statistics in Mexico (STUDY)

Readers in Mexico are in a tailspin Recent statistics from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) show a continuing downward trend in terms of reading in Mexico. This trend has been presented in the last 5 years. The body created, called Module on reading (MOLEC), argues that from 2015 to 2019 there was a decrease of 84

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The president of El Salvador gives orders and dismisses officials from his Twitter account

Nayib Bukele demonstrates his power through Twitter The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, who proudly considers himself the "coolest president in the world" and certainly the youngest in America, uses his Twitter account as an office. At 37, Bukele has caused a sensation after his first week in the presidency has begun issuing orders on his Twitter account, including layoffs, publishing salaries and so on

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Brazil will stop investing in philosophy and other humanistic careers because they are not profitable

The Brazilian president announced that the support given to the humanities will be directed to careers such as engineering and medicine Joseph Campbell said that when a civilization is oriented solely by economic or military benefit, it has entered into decline. In the light of a global trend that bets solely on the scientific-technical and that conceives education in a completely utilitarian way, as something that is done to obtain a job and not to cultivate and enrich the person itself, observation de Campbell seems to describe our civilization

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Attack on churches in Sri Lanka leaves more than 200 dead

Explosions in Sri Lanka leave more than 207 dead (so far); apparently it was a targeted attack against religious minorities More than 207 people died this Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka after a concerted attack at several points, including three Christian churches and three hotels. Thirteen people have been arrested and authorities report that they were religious extremists who in some cases carried out suicide bombings

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Dalái Lama has been hospitalized in India for a chest infection

The leader in exile has entered a hospital in New Delhi The leader in exile of the Tibetan people, the Dalái Lama, was admitted today to a hospital in New Delhi because of a chest infection, international media reported. The condition of the Dalai Lama was described as stable, although it will remain in treatment for 2 or 3 days in the capital of India.

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Being politically correct could be covering up the real social problems

Slavoj Žižek, philosopher and cultural critic, explains in one of his most controversial positions that the system of the politically correct is just a cover-up of the true problems of society Slavoj Žižek, a Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic, has been called the "Elvis of philosophy" and is a true academic star. On

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The era of the offended

Is the demand of the president of Mexico part of the outrage that characterizes the era of the politically correct, reveals the persistence of an inferiority complex, or is it just a political distraction tactic more old-fashioned? The letter that Andrés Manuel López Obrador made to the king of Spain and the Vatican demanding an apology for the Conquest and his rights violations has obviously generated enormous controversy, ridicule and an (increasingly) growing polarization.

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Bernie Sanders announces his candidacy for the presidency of the United States and hope is renewed

The immensely popular Senator Bernie Sanders announces his candidacy for the presidency of the United States Bernie Sanders, the Democratic candidate who was defeated by Hillary Clinton in the internal elections during the last campaign, but which caused a small revolution of social enthusiasm, announced today that she will seek her party's candidacy for the year 2020

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Crisis in Venezuela: Trump recognizes opposition leader; Army supports Maduro

The crisis in Venezuela reaches its boiling point, while Trump supports Juan Guaidó as a new president and asks to organize a democratic front around this young leader This Wednesday a crisis of protests and intricate policy maneuvers broke out in Venezuela. Minutes after the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, proclaimed himself the legitimate president of Venezuela in a rally within a massive wave of protests, Donald Trump issued a statement acknowledging this relatively unknown politician as president.

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The utilitarian values ​​of capitalism are making people stupid

These are the consequences of introjecting the instrumental and mercantilist values ​​of the capitalist economy ... root of all evil is the love of money. Timothy 6:10 The brain rules, because the soul abdicates. Spengler, The decline of the West The words of the apostle Paul they probably do not have much effect in a mostly cynical, nihilistic and hedonistic modernity, but they should be considered and reflected if a large part of what we are living does not derive precisely from putting "love of money" before all things, that is, love of the instrumental and not the thing itself. Th

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New Zealand's main bookstore removes books from Jordan Peterson

After the killing of Christchurch, the main bookstore in New Zealand has stopped selling a book by the controversial psychologist Jordan Peterson The Whitcoulls bookstore, the largest franchise in New Zealand, announced that it will stop selling Jordan Peterson's book 12 Rules for Life . Peterson is a controversial psychologist who has gained worldwide fame for his YouTube videos sweeping young people, particularly men, to tidy up their lives, criticizing postmodern philosophy and the movement of the politically correct

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They discover a blind creature that hides in the sand and they name it: Dermophis donaldtrumpi

An amphibian of the tropical forests of Central America has received the painful name of Donald Trump Scientists have taken revenge on Donald Trump's negative policies around climate change by naming a recently discovered amphibian species Dermophis donaldtrumpi. The creature is characterized by having an agusanada form, being blind and hiding in the sand

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What are the most nationalist countries?

Would you be willing to fight for your country? A survey of Gallup, one of the most recognized pollsters in the world, found out which are the countries in which people are more willing to fight - go to war - for the country, which although not an exact measure, is something quite similar to nationalism or the feeling of identification with the country