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Luigi Pellè

Joe Biden and his first contradictory foreign policy moves

Commentary:  The early stages of Biden’s presidency do not look very promising. Allies and adversaries alike are waiting for the United States to get back on the field in the most sensitive areas with pragmatism and realism Those who thought that the elderly American President, formerly Barack Obama’s vice-President, would step into the international limelight...

The phenomenon of land grabbing by multinationals

Commentary: The selling or leasing of land to foreign investors may make sense for the development of a country, but it must not deprive people of their rights  Since 2012 the United Nations has adopted voluntary guidelines for land and forest management to combat land grabbing. But only a few people know about the guidelines,...

The hydrogen revolution: A new development model that starts with the sea, the sun and the wind

Commentary: The revolutionary strategy based on the use of ‘green’ energy to produce adequate quantities of hydrogen at an acceptable cost can help bring the world out of the pandemic crisis with positive impacts on the environment and on climate “Once again in history, energy is becoming the protagonist of a breaking phase in capitalism:...

The world arms sales market

New data from Sipri’s Arms Industry Database, released last December, show that arms sales by the world’s twenty-five largest defence equipment and military services companies totalled 361 billion dollars in 2019. This is an 8.5% increase in real terms in arms sales compared to 2018. All this emerged from the studies by the Stockholm-based International...

Environment and development: a Copernican revolution to shift from ‘defensive’ environmentalism to propulsive ecological transition

Commentary: There are currently the conditions and instruments to reconcile the needs of progress and growth with the sacrosanct need to improve the protection of the ecosystem in which we live On November 17, 2018, at 7.30 a.m., near the Paris métro station of Porte Maillot, several hundred people – all wearing the motorcyclists’ yellow reflective...

A global strategy for sustainable development. Energy and the environment go hand in hand

Commentary: Clean energy is destined to become a factor for balanced and sustainable growth, thus laying the foundations for new socio-economic development models The years 2020 and 2021 will go down in history as the two-year period of the Covid-19 pandemic, a global health catastrophe which, although less severe than the two great pandemics of...

Ethics and economics to save society

Commentary: In the countries where there has been an unprecedented expansion of higher education and wealth that has led to the creation of the middle class, the capitalism crises lead to the dilemma of identity and frustration Deep rifts are tearing through the body of our society. They cause new anxiety and anger among people...

Relations between the United States and Iran (1953-2021)

Why do the United States and Iran keep on fighting each other? The dispute between the United States and Iran began 68 years ago. Since then, new developments added from time to time. In 1953, the U.S. intelligence agency CIA, together with the British MI-6, staged a coup in that country. Both intelligence services overthrew...

Electoral trends and Latin American societies in the 2019-2021 period

Commentary:  The main social problems currently facing Latin America are increasing social inequality, rising unemployment and rampant violence. This shows that the political elites and parties are scarcely able to rule their countries and cannot cope with the challenges they have to face. Some progress, however, is being made In 2019 as many as eight...

The political debate in Israel triggers a secret war between intelligence agencies

Commentary: In a small country like Israel in which politics, institutions and society are strongly integrated, the irreconcilable stances of Netanyahu and Gantz have had direct consequences within the intelligence community Since the birth of the State of Israel in 1948, the young democracy – imported by force of arms into what Lord Balfour had...
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