In Venezuela, not only the main industries have been taken or highly regulated by the State, education has also been the victim of a totalitarian project that aims to manufacture a mass of serfs, while pursuing any individual with critical thinking.
As a Venezuelan and an economist, I believe we economists sometimes need to go beyond economic indicators. We need to speak from our hearts about our experiences. Only by doing this can we truly communicate the social implications of an economic collapse of this magnitude.
A growing number of people have no home to call their own.
Africa is known for its vast untapped mineral resources than any other place in the world. Its human and technological potentials are also limitless but all are greatly limited by the inability of leaders to solve problems affecting key areas towards development like agriculture and the electoral process.
I spent a long time deciding whether or not to post this. I don’t expect it will make my friends on the right or the left happy.
Coverage of the New Zealand mosque massacre that focused on the Balkan nationalist symbols used by the gunman exposed a deep lack of understanding of internet culture and the far-right online communities that inspired him.
An FTN Interview with Dr.Titus Gebel about "Free Private Cities"
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Soon, Armenians will celebrate the one year anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in their country, where the populism played a key role. This year another Eastern Partnership country, Ukraine, will face a difficult dilemma of populism in the choice of their new president.
Last month, the Dutch government began circulating a position paper suggesting the EU should introduce a Union-wide air passenger departure tax on flights departing from the European Union. The paper promoted by the Netherland’s Secretary of State for Finance Menno Snel suggests a 7 EUR per passenger flight tax be rolled out within all Member States. Then, the funds should be allocated to the national budgets of the respective airport of departure.
Nigeria, Africa`s biggest economy and the world`s most populous black nation recently conducted its 2019 general elections which saw the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari re-elected, although not without a fight from his main opposition Atiku Abubakar a business tycoon and former vice president.