Alexander Görlach is the founder, publisher and editor-in-chief of “The European”. Prior to founding “The European”, Görlach worked for several major German newspapers and broadcasters. He served as online editor of the political monthly “Cicero” and regularly appears as guest commentator on N24 television. Alexander Goerlach had several teaching assignments, amongst others at Freie Universität Berlin. In 2014 he was invited as J.F.Kennedy Fellow to the Center for European Studies at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 2015 he returned as Visiting Scholar to Harvard.Last updated on 06.10.2016
21 year-old “Helena”-founder Henry Elkus has built a one-of-a-kind organization of world leaders aimed towards significant global change. Yet half of his members are under 25 years old. Elkus spoke to Alexander Görlach on power in the 21st century and the youth’s burden to address the critical global issues of our time.
When does a person get to be a human? At the moment this discussion is being carried out in Europe over refugees and their rights as they come to Europe. The German Chancellor has said multiple times that there are “universal civil rights” that the refugees are entitled to. Observers have wondered whether she intentionally did not say “universal human rights” or if it was implied.