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  • Nov 14 2018

    Midterm Elections 2018: The War for America’s Soul

    Even as pundits predict and pontificate, the midterm elections are only yet another battle for the commanding heights of America’s torn soul. In Silicon Valley, the sun is shining and it does not seem as if the US midterm elections are taking place. This author meets few people who discuss or care much about politics or the elections. In this post-truth world created by social m...

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  • Nov 14 2018

    The Student Debt Crisis: Could It Slow the US Economy?

    rowing student loan debt is “changing the culture of America,” says one expert, and it impacts the economic choices we make all the way through retirement. That rising student debt is one of the creeping threats of our time is hard to refute. Student debt has more than tripled since 2004, reaching $1.52 trillion in the first quarter of 2018, according to the US Federal Reserve &m...

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  • Nov 14 2018

    Europe Is Caught in a Wheel of Xenophobia

    The assimilation policy of integration, actively practiced across Europe, is one of the main prerequisites of xenophobia. The latest measurements in Europe show that after a sharp spike in xenophobia and radicalism in 2015 caused by the migration crisis, the situation has improved slightly, but in some respects it has become even worse. In 2017, for example, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia re...

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  • Nov 14 2018

    Which Rules Does Mohammed bin Salman Follow?

    In the new rules-based disorder, every leader has the power to define the rules they prefer. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. Since Donald Trump’s election and his performance as US president, many commentators, including members of Trump’s own team, have expressed regret about the weakening of what was traditionally and even officially called the &ld...

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  • Nov 14 2018

    Welcome to the Ultimate Escape Room

    For some, the slowness with which the international community is addressing climate change is yet more proof that humans have outlived their evolutionary usefulness. The midterm elections are over and the Democrats have regained the House, but the rest of American political reality remains intact. Meanwhile, the campaigns barely touched on the most important issues of our time: war, climate cha...

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  • Nov 14 2018

    Elon Musk Wants to Make Space Great Again

    After assuming the mantle of Steve Jobs, Elon Musk wants to join Donald Trump in making space great again. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. Readers may have noticed our attraction for Elon Musk, who can be counted on to throw out a hyperreal idea or engage in a hyperreal act. He has just claimed his position as the heir of Steve Jobs, the ultimate superhero of business hyperrea...

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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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Midterm Elections 2018: The War for America’s Soul

Even as pundits predict and pontificate, the midterm elections are only yet another battle for the commanding heights of America’s torn soul. In Silicon Valley, the sun is shining and it does...

The Student Debt Crisis: Could It Slow the US Economy?

rowing student loan debt is “changing the culture of America,” says one expert, and it impacts the economic choices we make all the way through retirement. That rising student debt is o...

Europe Is Caught in a Wheel of Xenophobia

The assimilation policy of integration, actively practiced across Europe, is one of the main prerequisites of xenophobia. The latest measurements in Europe show that after a sharp spike in xenophob...