The drums of war are getting louder

Since prehistory, mankind has always needed to struggle to survive in nature, fighting cold times, animals and hunger. Thanks to man’s survival skills, it lead mankind to evolve and become who we are today. Surviving day by day meant having every day a war with nature to be capable to survive. Today, war has a very different meaning: who has the most powerful nuclear weapons or who has the strongest military force. It seems that many countries have placed military power above the security of their citizenship, leading this to war. Let’s take for an example USA and North Korea.

Crisis in the United States of America

 

‘Crisis’, a word which definition in the Oxford Dictionaries is ‘a time when a difficult or important decision that must be made’, also ‘a time of intense difficulty or danger’. Crisis are deemed to be negative changes in the security, economic, political, societal, or environmental affairs. In every type of these affairs, there are different types of crisis, for an example in the environmental affairs, we can speak about natural disasters or endangered species. United States of America (USA) is a nation like others, every nation can have their crisis and different difficulties.

Goldman Sachs, was the Wolf of Walls Street an exclusive case?

In 1996 brokerage house Stratton Oakmont fall down. In 1999 its founder is proclaimed as a guilty of fraud and money laundering. The sentence, bring out in 2003, are four years of prison, from which he only completed two, and an obligation to return 110 millions of dollars from which, till now, he only returned 14. This is the story that everybody knows perfectly thanks to the movie “The Wolf of Wall Street” from 2013, directed by Martin Scorsese, but only few people know that jobberies like those from the movie, happen in the financial world daily and theirs authors not always end up in so bad situation, sometimes, a wangle is just a springboard in their careers.

Is ‘The Netherlands’ divided?

OPINION. “Some say it’s a difference within money, others say it’s the person’s status, but could religion and origin countries be the ones to blame?”

 

“Smart cities take advantage of new technologies to improve life”

The World Urbanization Prospects of United Nations states that managing urban areas has become one of the most important development challenges of the 21st century. We meet with Javier Villamayor, main responsible of the Smart City project in Tarragona, and ask him about what becoming smarter means for a city.

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