By Lars Mensel - 13. 07. 2015

During the Greek crisis, protest has migrated online. But who is listening?...

By Lars Mensel - 26. 06. 2015

There will inevitably come a point when you lose track of progress. Better to accept it now....

By Lars Mensel - 3. 02. 2015

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis came for finance talks and made the fashion pages. Why are we so surprised when someone couples a fresh approa...

By Lars Mensel - 26. 11. 2014

Should police officers wear cameras to clarify cases like that in Ferguson? I don’t think so. ...

By Lars Mensel - 24. 10. 2014

The next frontier of advertisement is native. It not only means that ads will masquerade as content, it also means that you can no longer trust your f...

By Lars Mensel - 14. 10. 2014

When was the last time an idea changed your life?...

By Lars Mensel - 8. 10. 2014

When it comes to technology, many value authenticity over convenience. It’s not rational, but it's understandable. Here’s why....

By Lars Mensel - 30. 09. 2014

What if the constant recording of every nook and cranny of our daily life is helping us to be more in touch with reality rather than less?...

By Lars Mensel - 22. 09. 2014

The internet has eliminated all things that make life unpredictable. Luckily, the large online corporations are coming to our rescue....

By Lars Mensel - 11. 09. 2014

We have allowed advertisers way too far into our lives. Will we pay the price?...

By Lars Mensel - 26. 08. 2014

We live in an age in which people love to be busy. Even if they aren’t....

By Lars Mensel - 13. 06. 2013

It is not surprising that mass-surveillance has become possible. Now is the time to challenge the dominance of American Internet services. ...

By Lars Mensel - 14. 10. 2012

The European Union has received the Nobel Peace Prize. But the most deserving recipient wasn't even on the list. ...

By Lars Mensel - 4. 09. 2012

The smartphone turns five. It has already changed our perception and use of time. ...

By Lars Mensel - 19. 07. 2012

Marissa Mayer has the potential to rescue Yahoo – not despite her pregnancy, but precisely because of her ability to master several challenges at on...

By Lars Mensel - 2. 01. 2012

We're tip-toeing into the abyss of mounting debt, economic stagnation and eroding confidence. But instead of questioning the decisions of banks and go...


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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