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“What if North Korea isn’t crazy?” asks CNN’s Fareed Zakaria

Watch this interesting video about the geopolitical stalemate in North Korea and whether the conventional views about North Korea are correct. Mr Zakaria speaks with a clear and easily understandable accent, but if there are parts of the video that… Continue reading →

The upcoming French presidential election and why it is so important

The French will elect a new president in two rounds of voting, the first on 23 April, i.e. in two days’ time and the second on 7 May. Here is why this could be a historic election for France…

Are weapons manufactured to fight wars, or…

Here is another “Russian Doll”, an interactive text in which more and more is revealed as you engage with the text, answer questions and unlock more of the text…

Suzanna Arundhati Roy is an Indian author best known for her novel The God of Small Things, which has won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. She is also a political activist involved in human rights and environmental causes…

Live Commentary for Tuesday 28 March 2017

This is the Live Commentary for Tuesday March the 28th, 2017. Today is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 278 days left till the end of the year. Today’s Live Commentary includes: today in… Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Monday 27 March 2017

This is the Live Commentary for Monday March the 27th, 2017. Today is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 279 days left till the end of the year. Today’s Live Commentary includes: today in… Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Wednesday 22 March 2017

This is the Live Commentary for Wednesday March the 22nd, 2017. Today is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 284 days left till the end of the year. Today in history… On this day… Continue reading →

Iran and Europe

Yesterday night I have attended to a lecture about Iran: in the most part it was the economical point of view that was discussed. The essential point  was the European Union’s position compared with the USA: Trump’s everyday new decrees… Continue reading →

Modern parallels to “Liberty Leading the People”

We live at a time when the idea of democracy and people’s liberty is every day destroyed by laws made by the powerfuls who govern us. And I see a very good parallel in this XIXth century painting with our… Continue reading →

MoMa protests Trump entry ban

I heard this morning on the radio about a special exhibition in MoMa and I found this: In one of the strongest protests yet by a major cultural institution […] the Museum of Modern Art has rehung part of its… Continue reading →

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