The Downside of the Digital Utopia

[caption id="attachment_7804" align="aligncenter" width="579"] (source: businesscrunch)[/caption] Digital technology is considered the solution to everything in the society we live in. One can do anything from organising a date to making a political decision, from paying…

The battle is real – EU arms for…

“Cyber attacks can be more dangerous to the stability of democracies and economies than guns and tanks.” - Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, claims at his State of the Union at the European…

European Commission battles plastic waste

The European Commission has opted for a public awareness campaign in a battle to reduce the amount of plastic waste being dumped in the oceans within Europe. [caption id="attachment_7287" align="alignnone" width="600"] (Pixabay: hhach)[/caption] Vice President…

Social Inclusion down Slaughterhouse Road

[video width="960" height="540" mp4="http://euroscopemag.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Abattoir-1.mp4"][/video]   An old abattoir seems like an unlikely place for cultural and social endeavours in the EU capital of Europe, yet it seems to be happening all under one roof –…

Religion at work, squaring the circle

“Infrabel provides places of worship for Muslim SNCB employees” wrote the Bulletin in 2015. After tis announce, the reactions were very emotional. Why do these measures provoke such hostility ? Isn’t it a step towards…

Media paves the way to social inclusion

With just a quick Google search of 'Molenbeek', you are painted quite a bleak picture of one of nineteen municipalities that make up the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium. If you have never heard of Molenbeek…