Dog influencer: more and more dogs have their profile on Instagram

Not everything is to post a plate of food or a landscape with black and white filters. There is a parallel world on Instagram, which is gaining more ground. It is the dog profiles, where they speak in the first person, tell what they like to do and how they feel at each moment of […]

Public ethics: the conflict of interests, under the carpet

I do not know any code of behavior, ethics and / or conduct that lacks a section called “conflict of interest”, and it is not chance. If there is a problem that can harm an organization is the personal interest of any of its members over the entity. And when I write “some” they could […]

Monsanto in Planet Forward Summit

Michael Frank, the Vice President of Monsanto a company that uses a controversial Genetically Modified seed to grow their products, sat down at the Planet Forward Summit for an interview with founder and host of the conference Frank Sesno. The two went back and forth while many in the crowd felt that some of the […]

Mexico offers to multinational companies the richest oil region

The crown jewel of the oil in Mexico is called Chicontepec. This is a region of 3,800 square kilometers in the northern states of Veracruz and Puebla whose surface contains 40% of the country’s hydrocarbon reserves. After the approval of the energy reform, which allows for the first time in 76 years private investment in […]

With the children NO!

A report written by Unicef​​, which reached my ears by Telesur TV shows so alarmed situation of violence towards children. The report is called “Hidden in Plain Sight: A statistical analysis of violence against children”. We left the links in both English and Spanish: English (PDF) Spanish (Español: Ocultos a plena luz: un análisis estadístico de la […]

Bitcoin and economic reality

Alex Payne lays out the Bitcoin agenda: Bitcoin has become synonymous with everything wrong with Silicon Valley: a marriage of dubious technology and questionable economics wrapped up in a crypto-libertarian political agenda that smacks of nerds-do-it-better paternalism. With its influx of finance mercenaries, the Bitcoin community is a grim illustration of greed running roughshod over meaningful […]

Can We Feed Our World Without Monsanto?

Every minute of every day, our global family welcomes 255 babies into the world. That’s 134 million new mouths to feed every year, for a total population increase of 2.2 billion in the next thirty years. Hugh Grant, the CEO of agricultural giant Monsanto, often cites the world’s booming population as the core reason global […]

Genetic diversity in trouble for the actions of Monsanto

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Save our Seeds (SOS) – two legal and policy organizations dedicated to promoting safe, sustainable food and farming systems – have launched their new report, Seed Giants vs. U.S. Farmers. The new report investigates how the current seed patent regime has led to a radical shift to consolidation and […]