Former Russian PM says Putin is ‘crazy’ and war could last two years

He was Vladimir Putin’s first prime minister, but Mikhail Kasyanov never imagined his former boss would unleash a full-scale war on Ukraine. Speaking to AFP, Kassianov, Russia’s prime minister from 2000 to 2004, said he thought the war could last up to two years, but was convinced Russia could return to a democratic path. . … Read more

Economics and politics at the service of life

When we look at the current situation in the world, it is not difficult to see that what is decisively in crisis is modern reason with its devastating imperialism. Contrary to what its most ardent prophets think, after the crisis/implosion of unbridled so-called “real socialism”, neoliberal capitalism was by no means the solution of the … Read more

Ferdinand Santos. Figures and trophies that speak and crown the “positivist philosopher”

After 2814 days and 99 games, the engineer still hasn’t finished the job. If the Hall da Cidade do Futebol already has two trophies (Euro 2016 and League of Nations 2019) won under the leadership of Fernando Santos, the most coveted of all, the Jules Rimet Cup, is still missing. It is the dream and … Read more

The controversial ″beirão with courage″ who had the powers of ″Queen of England″

He wanted to be remembered as the “brave beirão who did the best he could, but was often alone”. He said, moreover, that they could doubt anything “except an honest beirão”. Pinto Monteiro’s life, especially as Attorney General of the Republic, has always been marked by controversy. Sometimes because of the lawsuits – cases of … Read more

The controversial ″beirão with courage″ who had ″Queen of England″ powers

He wanted to be remembered as the “brave beirão who did the best he could, but was often alone”. He said, moreover, that they could doubt anything “except an honest beirão”. Pinto Monteiro’s life, especially as Attorney General of the Republic, has always been marked by controversy. Sometimes because of the lawsuits – cases of … Read more

Ferdinand Santos. Figures and trophies that speak and crown the “positivist philosopher”

After 2814 days and 99 games, the engineer still hasn’t finished the job. If the Hall da Cidade do Futebol already has two trophies (Euro 2016 and League of Nations 2019) won under the leadership of Fernando Santos, the most coveted of all, the Jules Rimet Cup, is still missing. It is the dream and … Read more

“Let’s go 2”. The cheapest member of the Surface laptop family just got tastier

When is the best date to launch a computer that is, without a doubt, a machine designed for students? In Portugal, probably just before the summer holidays. It sounds contradictory, but on second thought, it might not be. Firstly because we have, at this time (at least for those who work for the State or … Read more

How telecoms are stealing from us with one click

never heard of it wap billingWhere “silent charging”? WAP is the acronym for Wireless Application Protocol, i.e. Wireless Application Protocol – a technology that allows mobile phones to access the Internet. So far so good, isn’t it? It turns out that this technology, by which phones “communicate” with “guest sites”, allows these sites to capture … Read more