Culture & Politics

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

Mediaframing: Vergif of een tovermiddel voor armoede?

Mijn universitaire docente vroeg recent aan ons in een college wat wij verstaan onder het begrip ‘armoede’. Persoonlijk dook meteen het beeld van kinderen met hongerbuikjes, vliegjes in het oog, en zi...Read More

Workplace engagement – a mutually beneficial mindset?

Jobs are a shared human experience – almost every adult has one, and feels a certain way about it. This opinion can range from total dissatisfaction with the workplace to feeling deeply connecte...Read More

Public-oriented writing: a workshop on science journalism, from tough academic text to an attractive article.

Last year on November 1st, Univers, Versot and Socio-Hub organized a workshop called Public-oriented writing. This workshop was given by Univers journalists Simone Vermeeren and Doetie Talsma. During ...Read More