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07.12.2011

New Brand of Slavery Surfaces in America

We are all familiar with the proverb: **Not all that glitters is gold.** The Romans had a saying which ran as follows: **Aliud est theoria, aliud est practica** – **One thing is theory, another thing is practice.** »

07.12.2011

Mr. Ban Has a Dream: That Big Business Will Fight Against Modern Slavery!

Everybody is entitled to have dreams and anyway every one has, maybe some people more than others. The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon appears to be very active in this field—he now pretends that big corporations, banks and eventually all the private sector everywhere, to be more active in combating modern forms of slavery! »

05.12.2011

Message from inside Syria

"If we, as human beings, do not elevate ourselves in a balanced way that combines materialism and spirituality, then we will not be able to evolve spiritually nor materialistically in order for us to exist and feel that our presence is fulfilled, as well as us feeling fulfilled with the presence of everyone, with God." »

04.12.2011

They, The Peoples

They are more than 370 million, that’s 120 per cent of U.S. population; they speak 4.000 of 7,000 languages spoken today all over the world; they contribute extensibly to Humanity’s cultural diversity, and they know more than any body else on Earth how to preserve water, land, biodiversity, and the whole cycle of life. »

02.12.2011

You Choose: $105 Billion a Year for Health Care or Nuclear Weaspons?

In 2011 the nine nuclear-armed nations will spend an estimated US$105 billion maintaining and modernizing their nuclear weapons, despite the International Court of Justice having declared it illegal to use and threaten to use such weapons. »

27.11.2011

U.S. Africa Command, a Tool to Re-colonise Continent

The USA Africa Command, which America calls ‘Africom’, is a military structure of the Defence Department of America. Africom was formed in 2007 during President George W Bush’s second term of office. »

26.11.2011

Of Dr. Strangelove and the Risk of Using Atomic Bombs

Berlin – In a situation reminiscent of Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb’, none of the nuclear weapon states is actively contemplating a future without nukes. On the contrary, the potential for using dreadful atomic arsenal is growing, says a [new report.](http://www.basicint.org/sites/default/files/commission-briefing1.pdf) »

22.11.2011

Water Bottles & Roses

A town of about 200,000 Daraya is notable mainly for its grapes — and, truth be told, for its lack of social diversity. If Damascus is too full of people of different faiths, military sorts, and Baathist Party members, you beat a retreat to Daraya, where a calm coexistence has traditionally existed among only Christian Arabs, and the town’s majority: Sunni Arab Muslims. »

21.11.2011

France’s occupy movement fails to attract the crowds

In the middle of Argentina 3.000 people gathered, at the summit of a lost mountain. Summoned by three local gurus, the flock anxiously awaited for the miraculous hour, 11:11 of the 11th date of the 11th month of year 2011, the moment when the 11th portal of cosmic energy would open. It is a new beginning, so they claim. »

17.11.2011

Europe – The Vicious Circle of Paying Debts With More Debts

With two years of failed plans, pseudo-plans and announcements of plans, Europe has acquired a huge pile of debt and a decade of agony. »

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