For years the European Union has struggled to give more coherence to its institutions. Despite the recent economic recovery, these institutions have remained imperfect. They have proved incapable of responding adequately to the refugee crisis, to the rise of populism and nationalism in many EU’s … [Read more...] about European Defence: Back to Tervuren?
There exists a pervasive myth in the world of international relations regarding nuclear weapons. It concerns the difference between zero and one. It holds that by acquiring nuclear weapons a state takes a giant leap in terms of its capacity to wield and resist coercive power. That nukes, by way of … [Read more...] about The End of Kim
Norway - There is little to fault on Colin Hagens first EP. Production is tight. Perfectly recorded with imperfections to expose the subtleness of an acoustic guitar. If you listen carefully, you hear the fingers sliding on the strings. Vocally, by the end of the EP Colin will have infected your … [Read more...] about Colin Hagen releases his first EP
BERLIN - In May this year, the European Anti-Corruption Youth Conference [EACYC] on Whistleblower Protection brought together young people from all over Europe, eager to change the prevalent insufficiencies in whistleblower protection, and to impact the ongoing legislative process towards a common … [Read more...] about We need to talk about whistleblower protection in Europe
United States: In October 2015 Bill Clinton, appearing on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, was asked by Colbert to explain the apparent momentum gathering around Donald Trump’s campaign for the Republican nomination. Back when it was still mandatory in polite circles to deride and dismiss the … [Read more...] about The Great Re-branding
Approximately thirty-six newspapers were in circulation during the American Revolution; the Gutenberg press was 300 years old. Using the established technology of the era, the Founding Fathers rhetorically expounded the virtues of their thinking in The Federalist Papers via numerous pamphlets and … [Read more...] about The Coming Populist Storm