By Dessislava Kirova - 4. 03. 2015

Austria’s new Islam Law is controversial, especially when it comes to cutting Muslim communities off from foreign payments. Now Muslims in Austria h...

By Dessislava Kirova - 29. 01. 2015

70 years after the liberation of Auschwitz we experience a change of perspective in Germany – towards the future. It is an offer to the current gene...

By Dessislava Kirova - 25. 11. 2014

The tendency to classify people according to their origins turns a seemingly innocent question into an offensive remark. ...

By Dessislava Kirova - 26. 10. 2014

Social freezing does not empower women, it postpones the question of family and gender equality. ...

By Dessislava Kirova - 12. 10. 2014

I migrated to Germany when I was eight years old. Does that give me the right to call myself German and to comment on the country’s war guilt?...

By Dessislava Kirova - 13. 05. 2014

Across Europe, Roma people are facing blatant racism. And yet there is hope....

By Dessislava Kirova - 14. 04. 2014

The German state must ban Hitler’s _Mein Kampf_ for eternity and recognize that plain and outspoken rejection of Nazi ideology is a fundamental part...


EU CO2 standards for trucks: Industry express serious concerns
By Alexandre Kintzinger

The EU-Parliament and the Council reached a provisional deal on new CO2 emission targets for heavy-duty vehicles. Until 2030 emissions from new trucks have to be 30 % lower compared to 2019 emission level. The EU said it is an opportunity for the manufactures to embrace innovation. For the industry,

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Years of austerity have left their mark on Europe: budget deficits have shrunk, reforms have been delayed, and the social costs of cuts are increasingly visible.

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30 million Americans have no health insurance
By Bernard Sanders

No, President Trump, there is no "national emergency" on the souther border. You want a national emergency? 30 million Americans have no health insurance and many more are under-insured.

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The Divided States of America
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The middle of the political spectrum is thinly populated: Only 10 percent of Americans identify as undecided independents. The rest is drifting apart politically.

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The Pope at the cradle of Islam
By Beatrice Bischof

On the occation of the first visit of a Pope at the Arab Peninsula in the United Arab Emirates Pope Francis called upon to use religion for peace, tolerance and the compliance of the freedom of religion. Dialog and tolerance are the keywords. But what´s the meaning of it?

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Back To Basics
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Conservatism appears to be in crisis: climate change calls for environmental policies, the welfare state must be reformed (but not be abolished), the financial crisis has exposed the flaws of markets. Many conservatives struggle to articulate their answers - or do they?

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