We should be grateful to students like Greta Thunberg who are taking on environmental issues.
Politicians often make decisions that are led by interests and that have little orientation toward the future. Yet climate change is an existential threat to the whole world. We should speak and deal with this clearly. We need a Green New Deal - the kind that the US Democratic party has proposed – in Europe too. For example, it is grotesque that you can fly from Berlin to Munich for 30 euros!
Five French locals on the state of their nation. more
When today's conversations about history turn political, they can stray into virtue signalling territory. That gets in the way of genuine and democratic debate. more
In her book »The Ungrateful Refugee« Dina Nayeri writes about the arrogance and prejudices of those who have never been forced to leave their home country. more
The German government recently published guidelines on conflict management. An excerpt from the official white paper and an analysis by the peace researcher. more
Can football be apolitical? more
For a long time, Al Jazeera was touted as a beacon of hope for Arab journalism - until the Qatari media outlet was gradually subsumed by politics. more