How Bernie Sanders has lost the Democratic primary

Bernie Sanders

“I wish I could give you better news, but I think you know the truth. The path to victory is virtually impossible.” With these words, Bernie Sanders has abandoned his presidential bid after losing the Democratic primary for the second time in four years. It is the closest a socialist has ever been to being the president of … Read more How Bernie Sanders has lost the Democratic primary

National Parks and Google, nature like you’ve never seen it before

Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska

A project carried out by the Network of National Parks of the USA. and the Google Arts & Culture Institute invites you on a virtual journey with which to delve into the varied American nature without leaving home. Through 360º photos and videos, we can get to know the rangers of the Kenai Fjords, Hawai’i … Read more National Parks and Google, nature like you’ve never seen it before

Europe and the US are reeling from the threat they never thought would come

Funeral home workers remove a coffin from a coronavirus victim in Gilly, Belgium on March 26

The coronavirus crisis has had a similar trajectory in most countries: denial of danger, alarm, unprecedented emergency measures and an overwhelmed health system. Listen to the scientists, says everyone. That’s right. Let’s take a look at what Dr Anthony Fauci, the most highly scientific person in the White House crisis cabinet dealing with the coronavirus, … Read more Europe and the US are reeling from the threat they never thought would come

The routine of clapping on the balcony at 8pm spreads around the world

routine of clapping on the balcony at 8pm spreads around the world

Daily applause as thanks to those on the front lines is already a symbol in different countries; citizens around the world interact with their neighbors through music, dancing, posters, and even theater. There is something that unites the inhabitants of Spain, Argentina, the United Kingdom, Canada, France or India: the applause from balconies and windows … Read more The routine of clapping on the balcony at 8pm spreads around the world

The ‘trick question’ to the failed US candidates: is it machismo’s fault that all the remaining candidates are men?

Elizabeth Warren during a campaign event

The fact that Elizabeth Warren has dropped out of the Democratic primary rescues allegations of a macho political system that talks little about it. “Gender equality problems in the primaries?” Senator Elizabeth Warren asked last Thursday at the entrance to her house: “This is a trick question for any woman. If you say yes, that the primaries are … Read more The ‘trick question’ to the failed US candidates: is it machismo’s fault that all the remaining candidates are men?

International arms sales to Saudi Arabia grew 130% in the last four years

An American tank

The arms trade once again breaks another world record in a ranking led by the Riyadh regime, the world’s leading importer of military equipment. The arms trade once again broke a new record and exports increased 5.5% worldwide during the 2015-2019 period, according to data compiled by the Stockholm International Institute for Peace Studies (SIPRI). … Read more International arms sales to Saudi Arabia grew 130% in the last four years

Saudi crown prince launches new internal purge and oil price war to consolidate power

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohamed bin Salmán, met last November with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohamed bin Zayed

Mohamed bin Salmán has launched a new purge of rivals within the Royal House and has launched a price war to try to defeat Russia. Mohamed bin Salman (MbS) has been rushed again. With the clear intention of guaranteeing his succession to the throne that his weakened father, Salman bin Abdulaziz, has held since 2015, … Read more Saudi crown prince launches new internal purge and oil price war to consolidate power

Things that make the US health system a drain (and a ruin) in the Event of a Pandemic

US President Donald J. Trump, along with Vice President Mike Pence

In many cases, you have to pay to be cured and also one in four workers do not get paid if they are on medical leave. The United States is already the third country in the world with the most infections of coronavirus. In New York, the authorities foresee an “astronomical rise in cases” in … Read more Things that make the US health system a drain (and a ruin) in the Event of a Pandemic