Category: evidenza

Flood of compassion

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This morning, I read this piece on hurricanes, climate change and human responsibilities in Social News by Max Fanni Canelles. It made me think of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s recent visit to Derry, the walled city in Northern Ireland, as a guest of the organisation ‘Children in Crossfire’ which  is marking 20 years of…

Trump South Asia Policy could push Pakistan closer to Russia and China

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Islamabad seems to be preparing for a slight ‘strategic shift’ as the administration of the President of the United States has concluded on its highly anticipated strategy for Afghanistan.  After the announcement of the frequently discussed strategy that extends through to the South Asian region, not just Afghanistan, the authorities in Pakistan have little hope…

Syrian Refugees: a bitter reality 

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Syria is bleeding, and the end to internal and external displacement as a result of escalating violence, still seems very far. Unfortunately the political, social and economic impact of the crisis will affect the situation of Syrians for many years to come, especially for fragile and vulnerable social groups such as women, the elderly and…

The battle of Maduro vs the Venezuelan Ecosystem

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There is only one natural resource that is now available in larger amounts than in the past: humans. Connecting them, in novel, pervasive, widespread and affordable manners, is perhaps the biggest breakthrough enabled by digital technologies” Fabrizio Sestini Any attempt to perform an analysis of the current political and social crisis in Venezuela, which does not…

 Europe is (not) a country for migrants

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Europe, the false myth of invasion of migrants. Eurostat and Istat data point to the need for migration flows: with closed borders Italy would risk the demographic decline. The false myth of invasion “There is an invasion” has become one of the mantras of the current populist demagogy related to the issue of migratory flows.…