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28 mayo, 2022
por Felipe Sahagún
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El mundo en venta (Javier Blas y Jack Farchy)

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Cada vez que el periodista Javier Blas toma un café se hace preguntas: “Esto es café colombiano. ¿Quién lo ha pagado? ¿Cómo vino aquí?”. Así, en el libro ‘El mundo está en venta. La cara oculta del negocio de materias primas’ (Península), publicado junto con su colega Jack Farchy, Blas investiga sobre las materias primas y cómo esta han sido fuente de la consolidación de la riqueza de los grandes empresarios del mundo.

Especializado en el sector de la energía y las materias primas, Blas expone en su libro que el mercado de estos recursos es “uno de los rincones que permanece oculto en la economía global”, pues es un sector esencial donde los países productores de carbón, petróleo, madera, minerales y demás materias no suelen consumirlos, sino que son comprados por otros países, generando cadenas de adquisición donde “no hay leyes”.

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28 mayo, 2022
por Felipe Sahagún
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Is the world coming apart?(GZERO, Davos Debate)

After a two-year pandemic hiatus, the World Economic Forum returned Monday to the ski village of Davos in Switzerland, where some 2,000 of the world’s most influential leaders gathered this time to talk … geopolitics.

That’s right, for the first time Davos is driven not by business but rather what’s happening all over the world — at a time when the general feeling is that globalization is unwinding, GZERO Media President Ian Bremmer said during a Global Stage livestream conversation hosted by GZERO in partnership with Microsoft. Continuar leyendo →

27 mayo, 2022
por Felipe Sahagún
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Pew Research Center publications

What the data says about abortion in the U.S.

Here is a look at the most recent available data about abortion from sources other than public opinion surveys.

Local Newspapers Fact Sheet

Local newspapers have been hit particularly hard by the transition to digital news consumption in recent years, with many forced to shutter their doors permanently.

Modest Warming in U.S. Views on Israel and Palestinians

In recent years, U.S. public opinion has become modestly more positive toward both sides in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

What Do Americans Know About International Affairs?

Older Americans, those with more education and men tend to score better on our 12-question quiz about international knowledge. Republicans and Democrats have roughly the same levels of international knowledge, while conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats tend to score better than their more moderate counterparts.

International Affairs Quiz

How much do you know about international affairs? And how do you compare with the average American? Take our short, 12-question quiz to measure your international knowledge.

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27 mayo, 2022
por Felipe Sahagún
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Truth and misinformation online (2017, Pew)

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Experts are evenly split on whether the coming decade will see a reduction in false and misleading narratives online. Those forecasting improvement place their hopes in technological fixes and in societal solutions. Others think the dark side of human nature is aided more than stifled by technology. Continuar leyendo →

26 mayo, 2022
por Felipe Sahagún
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Ukraine war: The defiant Russians speaking out about the war (BBC)

A man detained during a unsanctioned protest rally at Manezhnaya Square in front of the Kremlin,

By Sarah Rainsford
Eastern Europe correspondent, Andriivka

May 23, 2022

To Ukrainians it was clear from the very start of Russia’s invasion that this was no «special operation» to liberate the Donbas region, as Vladimir Putin had declared. It was all-out war.

But in Russia it’s a crime to call it that.

Dozens of people have already been prosecuted under the «fake news» law, as it’s known. They face up to 15 years behind bars for challenging the official line on Russia’s invasion or criticising the military.

It’s a dramatic increase in censorship in Russia, where Vladimir Putin has spent his two decades in power removing opponents, stifling free speech and silencing the independent media: a dismantling of democracy that is having devastating consequences here in Ukraine.

Vladimir Kara-Murza tried to warn of the danger.

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