Colombian resistance against the Odebrecht-nurtured mafia

Invisibility serves the abuse of power only too well in the continued struggle of ordinary Colombians. Thus, understanding the context of recent astounding events in this nation, post peace-accords, is essential, because it is illustrative of the difficult path to be traversed towards real peace and democracy. In June 2018 – when it looked like […]

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Towards an anti-fascist AI

This article was published in partnership with Human Rights and the Internet. Read more from the series here. Click Here: concrete Computers are essentially just faster collections of vacuum tubes. How can they emulate human activities like recognising faces or assessing criminality? Think about a least squares fit; you're trying to assess the correlation between […]

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Switching the UK on to mutual credit

If you ask a business owner if they would like to make more money the answer is usually "Yes", followed swiftly by "but what's the catch?" The default competitive market has bred a naturally suspicious mindset, which creates a challenge for ideas that promote reciprocity, co-operation and collaboration – especially those that promise more profit. […]

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The war in eastern Ukraine left these people without homes. The state is yet to compensate them

Maryinka, a satellite town outside Donetsk, is under constant artillery attack. Today, the once million-strong city of Donetsk is under the control of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DNR), while Maryinka is under control of Ukrainian forces. In some places, the distance between firing positions is a few dozen metres. Many streets on both sides […]

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Don’t feed the Farage trolls

This is the only time I am going to mention Nigel Farage in this election campaign. And I’m going to do it just to ask you to please stop mentioning him too. Click Here: Clearly both Brexit, and the rise of the far right that it has fuelled, are deeply concerning. We are seeing the […]

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