UK higher education in observation after UK universities strike due to proposed changes to the pension scheme for academics.
Tag - Europe
If we want to effect change in the world, we must work with each other as only together can we make the world a better place.
Observation of the right-winged tendencies in Europe on an institutional and party level.
Is there any hope for Europe? Can the continent be patched up or is it only a matter of time until its end? Will there be wars?
With the following commentaries I don’t intend to deny Greece’s transgressions of the past 40 years in any way. They happened and remain the major cause for today's condition. But contrary to the dominantly published opinion there is another…
Politicians habitually carry decisions on the European level and then return home to take credit for all that went well, while conveniently blaming the EU for all that didn't . This deepens the idea that this EU is at best useless, and at worst a dictatorship. If the European idea is to work, we need to feel part of it, which can only happen with a lot more transparency, congruity and honesty.
Whenever the conversation turns to the UN Charter of Human Rights and it is discussed more closely, it seems that many people do not actually know it. One example is the right to asylum. The Charter does not oblige the…
It was a very illustrious group tonight, discussing the EU’s state and current problems before a relatively small audience. As expected, Britain’s forthcoming referendum (“Brexit” – meaning the termination of Britain’s membership of the European Union) figured prominently.