Tuesday October 19, 2021
Mel Gurtov

  • August 13, 2021

    Powerful spyware

    We have just learned about a powerful spyware known as Pegasus, manufactured and leased by the Israeli company NSO Group and capable of extracting...

  • May 07, 2020

    New world disorder

    After the demise of the Soviet Union and the US intervention that crushed Saddam Hussein’s attack on Kuwait in 1991, President George H W Bush...

  • February 27, 2019

    Report card

    As Americans see the evidence of climate-influenced destruction, they’re on edge: Seventy-two percent of those polled late last year considered...

  • August 07, 2018

    While Rome burns

    By now we’re accustomed to learning that every year brings record high temperatures around the world. Extreme weather, says Prof Michael Mann of...

  • March 06, 2018

    Trump’s war on the environment

    As has been widely reported, the resignations, retirements, and constraints placed upon government scientists crimp the executive branch’s...

  • August 04, 2017

    Reaching Paris

    History may record that the planet’s climate crisis was avoided thanks to the efforts of three countries: China, Germany, and France. Or not....

  • March 01, 2017

    Creeping threat

    Donald Trump’s presidency has gotten so much attention that the latest threats to climate stability have received only passing notice. To be...

  • December 29, 2016

    In the times of Donald Trump

    Those of us who appreciate the unconventional have to have second thoughts after watching Donald J Trump in action. All the more so when it comes to...

  • July 19, 2016

    Bad day in court

    The Permanent Court of Arbitration under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea ruled on July 12 in favor of the Philippines’ suit to...

  • April 19, 2016

    The one percent

    One of the many tools at the disposal of multinational corporations for maximising profits and undermining state sovereignty is moving operations...