Sahar el-Nadi, Author at English
By Sahar el-Nadi - 26. 01. 2013

Two years ago, Egyptians took to the streets en masse – and helped to usher in a new age of citizen journalism. Old media is still trying to catch u...

By Sahar el-Nadi - 21. 05. 2012

What do Egyptian Presidential Elections have in common with a 1906 cattle breeding show in rural England?...

By Sahar el-Nadi - 18. 03. 2012

Abolish the idea of the "Middle East." Rooted in imperial phantasies of the past, the term is neither descriptive nor value-free. We are Arabs, Muslim...

By Sahar el-Nadi - 2. 05. 2011

After several decades of censorship, oppression and tyranny, morphing into a true democracy is not going to happen overnight. The transition will be u...

By Sahar el-Nadi - 12. 02. 2011

After 18 days, President Mubarak finally stepped down. It is difficult to predict what will happen in Egypt in the next few days, but whatever happens...

By Sahar el-Nadi - 29. 01. 2011

Demonstrations in Egypt are carried on by the country's youth. The opposition to President Mubarak is genuinely popular. It first formed on social net...

By Sahar el-Nadi - 23. 01. 2011

Wikileaks has exposed the secrets of the powerful. But their backlash is inevitable. Government oversight of the internet will increase, censorship la...


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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