The Von der Leyen Commission: the Plan for a New EU

By Aurora Ceccotti In December 2019 Ursula von der Leyen has been unanimously chosen to lead the European Commission. Under the first woman to lead the European Commission, the latter will focus on enhancing gender equality, tackling climate change and augmenting the European Union’s geopolitical role. Her previous role as defence minister in Germany seemsContinue reading “The Von der Leyen Commission: the Plan for a New EU”

PRIMARIES 2020: Iowa

A cura di Norberto Cristofori WHAT’S UP IOWA? Due settimane fa sono iniziate ufficialmente le affollate e infinite Primarie Democratiche. Il primo stato è come da consuetudine l’Iowa. Se non siete esperti di geografia americana si trova tra l’Illinois (Chicago) e il Nebraska, quindi nel centro nord degli Usa. La capitale ha un nome cheContinue reading “PRIMARIES 2020: Iowa”

Diritto e dovere significa obbligo a votare?

A cura di Milena Di Nenno Votare è un diritto e un dovere del cittadino in ogni democrazia liberale. I cittadini hanno il diritto di decidere da chi essere rappresentati, e il dovere di scegliere per consolidare i valori democratici. Tuttavia, sembra che ci sia sempre più disinteresse nei confronti della politica, e in moltiContinue reading “Diritto e dovere significa obbligo a votare?”

“Don’t Touch The Children”: Spanish Parents To Protest “Parental Pin”

By Lucía Ballester Bellver The problems in Spain have only just begun. After the formation of the first coalition government of democracy (not without shading some doubts), new challenges arise for the country.  Not only are there so many people unhappy with this government per se: the pacts with the terrorist gang ETA (now Bildu),Continue reading ““Don’t Touch The Children”: Spanish Parents To Protest “Parental Pin””

BREXIT: Where will it hurt the most?

By Marta Moretti The great majority of the European Parliament has eventually voted in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement, according to which the UK will not be any more a member of the European Union from February 1st. The approval was accompanied by the notes of “Auld Lang Syne”, sung by the MEPs of theContinue reading “BREXIT: Where will it hurt the most?”

This Is What It Means To Say Cultural Appreciation

By Francesco Felici Super Bowl final, February 2020. The football teams San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Pitchers face each other in the biggest sport event in the world. With over 102 million people watching it live, this night is supposed to be a moment of glorification for the American culture. However, this worldwide showContinue reading “This Is What It Means To Say Cultural Appreciation”

On the Brink of Destruction 🕙

By Beatriz Lasheras Mas Clique aquì para leer el artìculo en Español. Set up at 100 seconds away from midnight, the Doomsday Clock is closest than ever of the World’s destruction. Created in 1947 by The Bulleting of the Atomic Scientist, this clock is a metaphor about how close we are of destroying our planet.Continue reading “On the Brink of Destruction 🕙”

Al Borde de la Autodestrucción 🕑

Por Beatriz Lasheras Mas Click here to read the article in English. A 100 segundos de la medianoche, ‘el reloj del juicio final’ está más cerca que nunca del apocalipsis. Creado en 1947 por el Boletín de Científicos Atómicos, este reloj es una metáfora que expresa cuánto le queda a la humanidad para autodestruirse. ElContinue reading “Al Borde de la Autodestrucción 🕑”

MYANMAR: International Condemnation of Rohingya Genocide

By Francesca Mele The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wrote on Twitter: “The Rohingya are one of the most discriminated against and vulnerable communities on Earth” and it seems true when we analyse their story. Peaks of violence have been recorded in 1978, 1991-1992, and again in 2016. In 2017 Rohingya numbered one million but afterContinue reading “MYANMAR: International Condemnation of Rohingya Genocide”

L’Italia dei Poveri e le Realtà in Lotta contro l’Indigenza

A cura di Vittoria Corrado I numeri hanno spesso l’effetto di appiattire la portata dei fenomeni sociali, essendo il mero dato quantitativo incapace di rimandarci indietro una chiara immagine del problema della povertà in Italia. Affermare che attualmente nella penisola ci sono 5 milioni di persone in condizione di povertà assoluta può lasciarci indifferenti seContinue reading “L’Italia dei Poveri e le Realtà in Lotta contro l’Indigenza”

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