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  • Ott 16 2018

    Virtual Exchange Brings Students and Refugees Closer

    Can a virtual exchange program bridge the gap developing between the two sides of the Mediterranean? Since 1987, when the Erasmus project started, 9 million people have taken part in it, according to data collected by the European Commission. It might be considered as the most successful European project in terms of participation in the last 30 years. The real turning point came...

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  • Set 28 2018

    Brexit: The Countdown Has Begun

    The window to agree on an exit deal between Britain and the EU is closing. The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019, but because of the necessary ratification procedures of an agreement, the plan was to reach a deal by the EU summit starting October 18. Although this deadline has been extended to mid-November, there is still worry that no deal would be r...

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  • Set 28 2018

    Uniting Germany’s Radical Right

    hile protests against Islam, migration and asylum seekers serve as a common denominator, there is little coherence in formulating a right-wing “alternative for Germany.” The recent right-wing surge in Germany is marked by an increasing degree of dispersal among radical-right actors. New parties, movements, groupuscules, think tanks and media outlets have emerged since 2013 (when the...

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  • Ago 08 2018

    Lethal Aid and the Syrian Chessboard

    Distributing lethal aid to Syrian rebels will escalate the international proxy war. Following a string of high-profile victories by Syrian government forces, the Obama administration announced that it would begin sending "lethal aid" to rebel factions. Washington is attempting to save face by justifying its decision with the insufficiently substantiated claim that...

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  • Ago 08 2018

    Climate Change: Are We there Yet?

    Is the current heat wave caused by climate change? In early 2017, Fair Observer published my article just ahead of President Donald Trump’s inauguration discussing the possible course the new administration may take in response to climate change. Since then, the Trump administration’s views on global warming haven’t changed. If anything, actions and words expressed b...

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  • Mag 25 2018

    The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Be “Available” and Get Rich

    This is how to make yourself available and rich in our culture. Yahoo News asked best-selling author Jen Sincero why so many people aren’t rich. Her answer tells us a lot about US culture today. “I find that in my own life and with the people I’ve been coaching when people make the decision to get rich, they’re available to do things that are outside of their comfort zones and stretch themse...

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  • Apr 27 2018

    Initial Coin Offerings: Can Regulators Curb the Risks?

    With huge sums being raised by ICOs and the danger of scams proliferating, regulators are seeking ways to create the right framework for supervision. For tech startups hungry for capital, an initial coin offering (ICO) seems to offer a dream: It lets them raise millions of dollars online with just an idea for a product or service to be delivered in the future. For investors, the allure is the a...

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Virtual Exchange Brings Students and Refugees Closer

Can a virtual exchange program bridge the gap developing between the two sides of the Mediterranean? Since 1987, when the Erasmus project started, 9 million people have taken part in it, according...

Brexit: The Countdown Has Begun

The window to agree on an exit deal between Britain and the EU is closing. The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019, but because of the necessary ratification procedu...

Uniting Germany’s Radical Right

hile protests against Islam, migration and asylum seekers serve as a common denominator, there is little coherence in formulating a right-wing “alternative for Germany.” The recent righ...