United We Stand, Divided We Fall?

The essence of a successful negotiation revolves around true and long-lasting commitments. Kim has presents himself as if he has much less to lose, and this may well be true. In the end, Trump's "Art of the Deal" will determine if the two Koreas stand united or fall divided.

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Refugees – What Now?

It's November 2017, almost two and a half years after the surge of refugee arrivals in the European countries of the south and the south-east. Still, if you walk around in cities of the European continent, you will find abandoned buildings that have come to life, occupied with refugees that still cannot find a place…

Has Language Become Too Powerful?

What is the basis of alternative facts? Why do voters choose to believe what politicians say (like Donald Trump) rather than believe the pure facts? Have we reached a point where language itself has acquired too much power and influences us more than it should? Although it is our nature to believe anything that is…

More Taxes for the Greeks?

After having been in an economic crisis for almost 8 years now, the Greek economy has signed three Memoranda in order to be able to get access to more loaning from the creditor states of the Eurozone to finance the budget deficit Greece has been running from 1974 onwards (!). At the same time, the…