Author: Loknath Das

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Change taxation to build a better society

‘Jeremy Corbyn might represent a break from neoliberalism, but we shouldn’t be mistaken into thinking that his past radicalism is being wholly maintained,’ writes Green party co-leader Caroline Lucas. Photograph: Wiktor Szymanowicz/Barcroft Images Owen Jones’s discussion of tax seeks to put forward a “radical” agenda but is actually …

The social media threat to society and security

  The current moment in world history is a painful one. Open societies are in crisis, and various forms of dictatorships and mafia states, exemplified by Vladimir Putin’s Russia, are on the rise. In the US, President Donald Trump would like to establish his own mafia-style state, but …

Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans

Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans, according to a study conducted on macaques. Prior studies of survivors of the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa have revealed sexual transmission of Ebola virus, and that viral RNA (Ebola virus genetic material) can persist in semen following recovery. …