• Perception of what happens in complex realities

    With some frequency, societies accept what is known despite being harmful, as they are fearful or hindered in addressing the transforming changes that would benefit them. Here is where concentrated power intervenes manipulating opinions, colonizing minds, and formatting subjectivities by, it is worth not to ignore, taking advantage of some social and individual characteristics that result in fertile ground for imposing their domination. Indeed, although the dynamic of any society involves environmental, sanitary, technological, political, demographic uncertainties, among many others, populations are not adept at receiving surprises that affect their functioning. One might expect the opposite that prudently and firmly …

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  • There are options beyond savage capitalism

    Savage capitalism has surpassed the limits of its own sustainability. Important changes are to come. Options are multiple and diverse, including reformed capitalisms and other global and country projects. Despite current junctures, which certainly need attention, it is indispensable to envision the desired future. Let us hope we will not fear to advance towards encouraging courses; they bring sense and meaning to life. Those who dominate the world, those who imposed themselves as helmspersons of the collective course, believe their hegemony and prevailing way of functioning will remain forever. From them, only the most lucid perceive how social and environmental …

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  • Advances and setbacks in geopolitics (first part)

    Of the four centers of world power, Russia simulates being a compact power, renovated, and aggressive. In reality, it is a rigid and unstable system that in foreign policy bets more on chaos than on international order. _________________________________________________________________________________________________ In previous articles, I have identified the four main power centers in the geopolitical panorama of the first half of the 21st century, that is, the North American space, the Chinese space, the European peninsula, and the largest of all, Russia. These four regions have the generic preconditions to generate great powers. These are necessary but not sufficient conditions. In the following …

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  • Institutionalized greed: shareholders and large investment funds

    Behind large corporations, other actors appear that help sustain the concentrating dynamic. They are shareholders and investment funds that, with diverse complicities, seek maximum profits without considering that their decisions affect the entire humanity and the planet. Greed eagerness goes hand in hand with the permanent attempt to cover up the damages it produces. A diversity of actors exists in the economic system, a few very powerful, some with medium power, and most of them under the others’ submission. It is a severe hierarchy where the strongest abuse their power to retain good part of the wealth produced by the …

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  • Initiatives

    The Gamers’ Uprising against Wall Street Has Deep Populist Roots Ellen Brown The Gamers’ Uprising Against Wall Street Has Deep Populist Roots Trapped without access to the sea Life histories about people who are or were in jail: The approach moves away from fear, the construction of a “monster,” and is centered on the transformation of each leading character during their time in jail. https://www.cont.ar/serie/44965c82-abc7-46e1-9920-322c2cfb69f5 Jorge Cafrune

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  • Reflections

    Regarding those who deny the existence of coronavirus As society, we should not forget how many have lost their loved ones without being able to be near them during their last moments. I cannot alleviate their pain, but I do think about them (,,,) while some recalcitrant deny the existence of the virus (…) Conspiracy legends are not only fake and dangerous, but also cynical and cruel with the victims. Ángela Merkel Regarding the role played by fear Fear reduces the capabilities for resistance and critical vigilance. For its paralyzing effect, it is an effective social controller. People tend less …

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