Yara Zgheib, Author at English
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...


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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