Science and Technology

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,…

Remembering the Great Scientific Crusader Who Showed That No Biological Basis for Race Exists—Richard Lewontin

Lewontin fought a lifelong battle against racism, imperialism and capitalist oppression. By Prabir Purkayastha On July 4, Richard Lewontin, the dialectical biologist, Marxist and activist, died at the age of 92, just three days after the death of his wife…

Which Intelligence Agencies Gave Wings to the Pegasus?

Pegasus, the winged divine horse from Greek mythology, symbolises a range of things. The mythological salad can include many symbolic narratives — ranging from soul’s immortality to poetic inspiration — even the Marxist eschatological myth of the withering away of…

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