Re-think Global Warming

UbuntuFM | Re-think Global Warming #Feedback | #Society | #GlobalWarming| #Politics| #Humanity| #Economy | Are we able to rethink ourselves? The global warming debate keeps on popping in and out of our news headlines. It involves us all, yet not all of us are involved. Why?

The Fourth Estate

UbuntuFM | The Fourth Estate: on the signficance of journalism #Feedback | #Society | #Journalism| #FakeNews | On the role of journalism: facts vs. fake news The Fourth Estate, mostly referred to as ‘the press’, is the guardian of veritas and has a special obligation as such when compared to ‘bloggers’. Let’s discuss why it matters and why it has this in fact an extremely important role to fulfil.

Corona Checklist

UbuntuFM | Corona Checklist by Maurice de Hond #Reports | #Society | #Corona| #Science | Open source investigation by Maurice de Hond We feature, as part of our Personal Perspectives series, an article by Maurice de Hond, Dutch pollster, and entrepreneur. Maurice has been actively monitoring and analyzing the Covid-19 paradigm and presents the conclusions of his research to date in this article: the Corona Checklist.

Nederland Ontwaakt!

UbuntuFM | Nederland Ontwaakt! #Reports | #Society | #Corona| #pandemie | De Corona Wet: een permanente staat van pandemie. Nu ons land zich langzaamaan vrijmaakt uit de greep van de Corona lockdown, wordt er gewerkt aan wetgeving van tijdelijke aard, maar met een permanente strekking, die veel verder gaat dan de maatregelen die zijn genomen tijdens de lockdown.   

Africa’s unique opportunity for post-pandemic rejuvenation

UbuntuFM | Africa’s unique opportunity for post-pandemic rejuvenation by Mamphela Ramphele #Feedback | #Society | #Africa| #SouthAfrica | By Dr. Mamphela Ramphele It has taken a tiny organism, SARS-CoV-2, to get even the most conservative traditionalists to accept that state institutions are essential to mobilizing national resources to protect and promote the common good. The fragilities of neoliberal economics have been laid bare.

Mugabe's Ghost?

UbuntuFM | Mugabe's Ghost? #Interviews | #Society | #Zimbabwe| #Tajamuka| #Mugabe| #Mnangagwa | How much is present day Zimbabwe affected by Mugabe's legacy? Zimbabwe is currently in a state of upheaval as it is facing a national shutdown organised by anti-government citizen groups and human rights activists, which in return resulted in the crackdown of the government on its opposition and the shutdown of internet access to the country.

I Am A Woman

UbuntuFM | Suthukazi Arosi | I Am A Woman - So What? #Feedback | #Society | #WomensRights | So What? When I'm quiet, millions of things run through my mind. When I stare at you, I wonder why I love you so much, in spite of being taken for granted. I am like salt. My presence is never remembered, but my absence makes all things tasteless...

The Race To The Bottom

UbuntuFM | The race for the bottom #Feedback | #Society | #Globalization| #Economy | What forces drive the race? The race to the bottom in terms of economics is one for attaining the lowest cost, whilst retaining or increasing the highest margin of profit. Who is profiting from this race and at whose expense? Is it sustainable? What forces drive the race?

Student action against new privacy laws

UbuntuFM | Student action against new privacy laws | © Annelene Schulze/RTLNieuws #Reports | #Society | #NetNeutrality| #Privacy | Some things never change... Dutch students have gathered more than 300,000 signatures needed for a referendum on the new privacy laws that will go in effect on Jan 1, 2018. The new Information Act - signed into law earlier this year - is now meeting opposition from students.