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…

Human rights at stake in Spain

Surrogacy will soon be debated in the Spanish Parliament after Ciudadanos, the Spanish Liberal Party, presented a law proposal to regulate it last June. The project they support only allows altruistic surrogacy, but it has…

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…

From industry to culture in the Ruhr Area.…

The German Ruhrgebiet was the largest industrial centre in Europe due to the coal-mining boom after the Industrial Revolution during the 19th century, However, in 1958, the coal-mining crisis started, which put a definitive brake on…

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…

Left wing strongly opposed to Danish burka ban

The government of Denmark is setting out to follow other European countries and ban Muslim traditional headwear. Left wing opposition argues that a ban would be unliberal and further oppressive of women. The Danish centre-right…