Society

The US and Slavery

18.12.2018

Slavery and democracy are usually two sides of the same coin. The United States, as well as the Greek city-states that inspired the whole of the West with their ideals, were always based on slavery.

Thoughts on the Fallen

11.11.2018

A hundred years today since the end of the Great War – a sentence ripe with melancholy. I am old enough to have been a child in the visible shadow of that war.

Why Is Pentagon Weaponizing Insects?

31.10.2018

There is strong evidence that the Pentagon, through its research and development agency, DARPA, is developing genetically modified insects that would be capable of destroying agriculture crops of a potential enemy.