Drinking tap water is good for us, for the economy and for the environment

The Erasmus Plus project Waterschool helps us to understand how to improve the way we use drinking water, a strategic resource for the future of all of us. Italy is the largest European consumer of bottled water According to a CENSIS survey, 90.3% of Italians drink mineral water, 79.7% drink at least half a liter … Read more Drinking tap water is good for us, for the economy and for the environment

The US withdrawal from the INF Treaty: a European History (last part)

With the rise of Putin and the rapid recovery of a prominent position as the power of the intermediate level of Russia, we have begun in our opinion the new phase of confrontation that today brings Trump to withdraw from the INF Treaty. The new confrontation with Russia in Europe The fact is that this … Read more The US withdrawal from the INF Treaty: a European History (last part)

The US withdrawal from the INF Treaty: a European History (second part)

The first resounding changes in the USSR were not delayed to arrive, with the perestroijka of Gorbachev. The Treaty on Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) When the final victory in the Cold War was now obvious, it came in 1987 to the signing, by Ronald Reagan and the Soviet Secretary, of the Treaty called the Intermediate … Read more The US withdrawal from the INF Treaty: a European History (second part)

The US withdrawal from the INF Treaty: a European History (first part)

The Cold War, the subsequent détente, the dissolution of the USSR have always left, on the subject of armaments, what the experts called at the time a “grey area”, a grey area in which the nuclear wars become possible. Is that of weapons variously called: Nuclear forces of theatre, tactical nuclear forces, short-range weapon systems, … Read more The US withdrawal from the INF Treaty: a European History (first part)

Free speech on the ropes: how to react

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. (George  Orwell) What the Arab world needs most is free expression.  (Jamal  Khashoggi) We share a recent post from beyondmoney.net as it proposes concrete steps to avoid the social media owners’ control over free public … Read more Free speech on the ropes: how to react