“Democracies do not die on specific dates or when specific laws are passed in congress. Democracies die in a more subtle manner. They die gradually; not when certain politicians are elected, but when certain ideas permeate the public discourse of an entire country.”
One thing that COVID-19 will probably change, even after the virus is no longer an immediate threat, is the number of home workers.
Africa is the most resourcefully blessed continent in the world. But while many of its countries are struggling with financial instability and avoidable economic downturns, the cryptocurrency has all the potential to make them prosper. Unlike before, Africa may have a viable solution to its many problems.
For the massacre’s victims, and for those whom an increasingly aggressive, totalitarian Beijing would victimize in the future, we must remember June 4, 1989.
In this series we will publish weekly cutouts from the book by Kristian Niemietz
There are two Venezuelas: the Venezuela of yesterday, prosperous and thriving, and the Venezuela of today: poor, corrupt and in the dark.
I’ve been called a feminist many times in my life, even though I never considered myself one. I thought that if feminism is to do with the equality of opportunity, then what was the point in inventing a new word – we already had individualism for that. However, the term ‘feminism’ has surpassed its initial meaning long ago.
In a very short amount of time the human population exploded and is still growing very fast. Will this lead to the end of our civilization?
No. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell explains in this video why population growth is nothing to fear.
Remember school? Long and painful hours of disheartening top-down teaching from a professor who knows very well that none of his students have any interest what so ever in the subject at hand. Public schooling leaves an undoubted mark on people, and with drop-out rates at a record high, we need to fundamentally rethink schooling as it is. First, let’s dive into how we got here.