Dessislava Kirova, Author at English
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...


How a company called Arabesque is powering sustainable finance through technology
By The European

Sustainable investing is a global mega-trend that has reshaped capital markets over recent years. With the European Union seeking to set the rules of the game for ESG through the implementation of the Taxonomy, the huge flows of money currently directed towards sustainability strategies are only goi

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The green space
By Beatrice Bischof

Recently, I was asked a question - when discussing the space industry: What does flight and space travel have to do with sustainability? A lot. I followed up on the question directly and was intrigued myself. By Beatrice Bischof.

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Eurosclerosis 2.0
By The European

Several generations worked hard for over 50 years for the EU to flourish politically and economically. But for the last two decades, a generation spoiled by prosperity has been driving the EU into the ground. Everything has both positive and negative effects, including peace and prosperity. The coll

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Bringing the EU up to date
By The European

This article explains why updating the EU is better than revolutionizing it by rebooting it. It discusses how to overcome Eurosclerosis 2.0. The EU needs neither revolutionary innovations nor counter-revolutionary turns, but an incremental and innovative further development. In short: the wheel does

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Europe’s struggle against the dominance of digital platforms
By Ewald König

Whoever has the relevant data can control market concentration and dictate how competition works: How the IT market is being liberalised and how local companies will gain opportunities

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A complementary model of political consulting
By The European

“Listen to the science” is the motto for both the coronavirus pandemic and climate policy. It is not a new motto. The scientification of politics has been ongoing since the 19th century. In the 1960s, there already was a real exaggeration of science. This was accompanied by the popularity of th

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