Culture & Politics

Why restrict migration? It is time for open borders!

Imagine there’s no countries (…). You may say I´m a dreamer, But I´m not the only one” – John Lennon, 19711  Many asylum seekers come from far away, escaping in overcrowded and leaky boats,...Read More

Universal Credit and unemployment rates in the United Kingdom

by Fabiana Alberda & Margot Keijzer Introduction At this moment, nearly 1.25 million people in the United Kingdom (UK) are unemployed (Statista, 2022). Many reasons can be attributed to these numb...Read More

Can a movement change something in a money driven industry? It almost seems impossible.

Every time news headlines are filled with yet another deadly school shooting in the US, the world seems to be in shock. As recent as May of this year, leaders from around the world offered their condo...Read More

We could have changed the world…but they killed us. Anti-globalization movement: From an extraordinary operation of mesomobilization to tragic state repression in the Genoa of 2001

When it comes to the days of Genoa, the temptation to simplify something that instead is exceptionally complicated and complex is great. As is so when we speak about the emergence and development of t...Read More

#Influenced; can influencers change the world?

Greenfluencers in Slovakia  In 2020, in little more than over a month, a group of six Slovaks accomplished the unthinkable that was even out of reach for the most esteemed environmental organizat...Read More

Why Trump’s great wall might not be such a
great idea

“I will build a great, great wall on our southern border. And I will have Mexico pay for that wall.” Maybe these words sound familiar. In the 2016 elections and his later presidency, Donald Trump prom...Read More

Hong Kong’s fight for Freedom

Hong Kong was a British colony from the mid-19th century up until just 25 years ago, in 1997. The British influence is still visible in Hong Kong; many streets have English names, and traffic drives o...Read More

Fair Trade Movement: Taking advantage of consumerism?

Mainstream economists would expect consumers to always seek the cheapest good, regardless of its quality. People, however, are increasingly looking for purchases that, although more expensive, respect...Read More

Finding meaning just like Rick?

Throughout human history, people have always tried to assign meaning to their lives. Believing that the world was created by a God who lets everything happen on purpose is extremely comforting. Howeve...Read More