Science and Technology

The Spy Who Came in Through Your Phone

Is the phone in your pocket spying on you? As cell phones have become ubiquitous, government intelligence agencies have poured vast resources into hacking them, remotely stripping people of their privacy in the name of national security. Now, a burgeoning…

(International Campaign) Pegasus Espionage: End the global trade in spyware

An Indian-led initiative is trying to ensure that the scandal surrounding the large-scale use of NSO Group’s Pegasus cyber-weapon does not simply die down (as previous scandals have). We reproduce this call to organise and continue campaigning around some basic…

Chip War: Can the U.S. Really Gain From China’s Pain?

The U.S. currently holds a strong hand in its chip war with China. But experts believe it will lose in the future as China has a bigger market and a larger capacity for creating new knowledge. By Prabir Purkayastha With…

“Code Red”: Wake up and initiate real climate protection!

On 9 August 2021, the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report was published. The core message “Code Red” ignited in many countries, together with the information that we really only have this decade to turn the tide of climate destruction. But in…

Digital capitalism, the new face of corporate anti-humanism

The supposed advantages of the digital economy have not decreased the pre-existing inequality, but rather deepened it. By Javier Tolcachier As is well known, capitalism is going through an accelerated phase of technological reconversion, the main element of which is…

International Humanist Party: “Industrial property is theft”.

When a legal tool enthrones monopolies Since 2000 and by approval of the General Assembly of the United Nations, 26 April was established as World Intellectual Property Day, in order to raise awareness of the role that intellectual property (IP)…

From the “Tokarev report” to the “Denisova report”

In 1981 Salvatore Puledda published his novel The Tókarev Report. At the time, the Humanist Movement was at its peak. Only 12 years had passed since Silo had delivered his harangue “The Healing of Suffering” in Punta de Vacas. There…

Artificial Intelligence or Human Intelligence?

They are not necessarily the same thing and, what’s more, the former without the latter could lead us – or is leading us – to a cliff with unpredictable consequences. “But if we humans invented it”, you might say. “One…

Woo’s Next

Newton’s Woo About three hundred years ago in 1728, Isaac Newton put forth a theory that has since become very well known. He termed this idea The Law Of Universal Gravitation.(1) The basic premise of his concept was that celestial…

Winds of change and high altitude winds: alternative solutions to the energy crisis of the Planet

Crises, whether collective or personal, test our critical sense and our ability to analyze. Distracted by the exceptionality of the event that is hitting us, we often neglect important issues, delegating to other decisions that will affect our lives. Today,…

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