archive-title Monthly Archives: July 2020

Monthly Archives: July 2020

Not a dictator? – Bulatlat

Illustration by Dee Ayroso Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque claimed that the denial to renew the franchise of ABS-CBN is not a “dictator move.” A few days later, Duterte said, “Without declaring martial law, I destroyed the people controlling the economy and the people, and who don’t pay. They take advantage of their political power.” Put […]

The dictatorship next door: Why Serbia’s regime threatens Europe’s credibility – EURACTIV

Many European governments and institutions continue to tolerate the regime of Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić despite its descent into autocracy, writes Vuk Jeremić. Vuk Jeremić is the president of Serbia’s opposition People’s Party, a liberal-conservative political party, having formerly served as Serbian foreign minister and president of the UN General Assembly. Shocking recent footage of […]

J.M. Smucker Uses IBM Blockchain to Trace Coffee Beans for 1850 Brand

The J.M. Smucker Company, also known as Smucker’s, has announced that it will use blockchain technology to trace Colombian coffee beans directly back to their source while allowing consumers the opportunity to support coffee farmers. The American food manufacturer has formed a partnership with Farmer Connect — an organization committed to increasing transparency and sustainability […]