The attack on journalism threatens freedom of publication; the twisting of laws to achieve an unstated aim threatens due process of law. The FSF therefore calls on the United States to drop all present and future charges against Julian Assange relating to WikiLeaks activities.
There are fierce counter concerns over growth of anti-capitalist and pro-socialist sentiment and the upsurge in the class struggle of which socialists are the initial beneficiary. The financial oligarchy is incensed and frightened by socialists’ calls for modest increases in taxes, socialist talk of free education, ending private health insurance / safeguarding basic citizen services and reining in the profits of the pharmaceutical giants, and socialist appeals to popular anger over the staggering levels of social inequality.
Lesser the number of telecom players, its easier for the Govt to manage privacy data abuse with outstanding stealth. Are the consumers being deliberately pushed to the mercy of telecom oligarchies subservient to malicious political intents?
Gazette notification, mandating companies with an annual turnover exceeding INR 50 crore to offer digital payments to its customers. The ministry has prescribed RuPay debit card, UPI, and UPI QR code as mandatory modes of payment for digital transactions, and will be levying a penalty of INR 5,000 per day for businesses that do not comply.
We’re living in the era of infinite data – in which the stream pouring forth from computational models and simulations can be as voluminous as outputting every value at every time-step, drowning disks and researchers alike with high-cadence, arbitrarily large data-sets. Rather than struggling to make models bigger, the challenge Continue Reading
As this decade ends, this is where things stand in the war on terror: $6 trillion wasted, 800,000 killed, 200,000 US troops overseas, three regime change wars (with a possible third on the way), and seven countries bombed by remote control – and counting.
Britain’s super-rich “kept calm and carried on making billions” despite worries about Brexit, according to The Sunday Times newspaper’s Rich List for 2019, with more billionaires living in the country than ever before. In the past years, the total wealth of Britain’s richest 1,000 individuals and families surged, the paper Continue Reading
Tech oligarchy FAANG & India’s biggies FallMart, Slipkart, Mytra, Omychannel, Snapseal, cBay, Ole, InfoSeams, HomeShows, Aliaba, Amazonia, Telebrands, AllDeals, NiceDeals, etc.. Bottom-line: How centralized Internet retail trading is related to development (except creating few MLM call centers / enriching the 1%), only right-wing proponents of economies of scale can explain for a fee.
Behind stocks, bonds and money, commercial real estate has come up as the fourth largest class of resource in the U.S. over a couple of years. Among institutional financial specialists, investments in commercial properties speak to almost 10% of their property. If you take a look at the typical individual Continue Reading
Democracies benefit only when Socially Left ideas (like giving books) are much more mainstream vs corporatist power center enjoying taxes from book publishers, US / Europe are not black & white democracy. Unlike the messy third-world trying to mock American way of pure capitalist lifestyles, where motivated #bhakts tag indigenously vedic cum left ideologies as some #antinational for selfie development commissions from big investors & manipulate paid network of wolves to hallucinate the sucked ignorant masses for a few days during every voting season.