By Yara Zgheib - 16. 07. 2015

Our vision of the world is dictated by our perspective. What if that perspective gets skewed?...

By Yara Zgheib - 24. 06. 2015

Governments ask conformity in exchange for safety. It is a transaction we cannot accept....

By Yara Zgheib - 4. 06. 2015

John Nash devised a supremely rational, Nobel Prize-winning model. He was also a supremely irrational man. How can this be?...

By Yara Zgheib - 22. 05. 2015

Today, fashion is a mass-produced commodity. This makes us forget that what we wear used to be a political statement – and could once again be an in...

By Yara Zgheib - 6. 05. 2015

Our columnist has done her research: This is the guide to modern world domination....

By Yara Zgheib - 22. 04. 2015

Resistance is part of our human nature. Without it, we would not be alive. ...

By Yara Zgheib - 7. 04. 2015

How can we define ‘normal’ in a complex and ever-changing world? Our modern understanding of normality is simply another word for consensus – an...

By Yara Zgheib - 26. 03. 2015

Art cannot be defined, regulated, or homogenized. It is a testimony to the history that precedes it, the environment that molds it, and the events tha...


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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