Sex, Politics, Gender and Fashion: How clothes shape power and status

An outfit reflects your personality. Politicians can use this insight to gain votes. When Nancy Pelosi makes a speech wearing a matching mask and outfit, she...

Sanctions in the time Corona

The use of economic sanctions to accomplish foreign policy objectives has been around for a long time. Athens imposed sanctions on other Greek city-states. The Megarian...

Trump a “Manchurian Candidate” President?

While playing a game of solitaire, the queen of diamonds card triggers the Manchurian Candidate to do his controller’s bidding. In Richard Condon’s novel...

Davos 2020 or How to Survive 21st Century

The beautiful thing about history is that in the long run, it speaks for itself. The World Economic Forum sees its 50th meeting this...

The Beginning of a New Decade of Development for Africa

Africa’s future is no longer uncertain. This decade belongs to African development. Economists and researchers are increasingly convinced about Africa’s tremendous growth potential, despite...

From Seneca Falls to Themiscyra

A 620 km long chain made up of five million women advocating for equality signalled 2019 as a landmark year for women’s rights and...

Caminantes – The story of neglected Venezuelan refugees

The author has worked and lived in Venezuela during the current crisis, and later along the refugee route in Colombia. Working, walking and hitchhiking...

Flygskam: Shroud of climate shame obscures the real culprits

Greta Thunberg ignited worldwide interest this September for her emotionally charged speech denouncing international leaders for their passivity in combating climate change at the...

“Something is imminent – and it is dire! Our era is over — Europe’s...

Throughout its 70-year-long life, it is doubtless that NATO has been pivotal in ensuring the quality of life and security enjoyed by most of...

The African Union Must Lead on Carbon Tax Regulation in Africa

Climate change has become a pressing issue on the global agenda. For African countries this issue has a very high priority, as their environment...

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