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Endemic Corruption

June 14, 2012


The politics of democratic nations is plagued by lobbying. Lobbying is a process where having money gets you heard by the people who take decisions, more than in any other place. The line between lobbying and outright corruption is blurry at best, as witnessed by high profile cases around the world that include corporations getting […]

Feminism and the population problem

March 8, 2012


An increasing number of environmentalists are raising the problem of increasing population as the new big environmental issue. While i basically agree, i prefer to make the distinction that population in itself is not the issue, so much as the way it seriously exacerbates environmental issues. These include energy supply, food supply, soil depletion, resource […]