Resistance is part of our human nature. Without it, we would not be alive.
How can we define ‘normal’ in a complex and ever-changing world? Our modern understanding of normality is simply another word for consensus – and it is dangerous if we do not step outside of the boundaries which consensus creates.
Lamentations about the state of the Italian economy have become so commonplace, Italians barely react to them. But Italy’s public debt problem has proven big enough to make a splash.
Roman taxi drivers are competing for business against Uber. Is the online service the future of the market or should it be regulated? The struggle is representative of Italy's wider issue of conservatism against progression.
Matteo Renzi is a quick learner. The Italian Prime Minister has been quietly forging alliances across Europe – and has emerged as an influential voice in the crisis.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi seems to be on the right track. But more reforms are needed besides changing the infamous Articolo 18.
Reluctance aside, the world still needs an American superpower.
Our best hope for proper civic engagement is state sovereignty. But many confuse it with a dangerous sense of nationalism.
Nationhood, and the way we perceive it, is potentially the most controversial topic of the 21st century.
We need to have more empathy for people that suffer from addiction, as well as more appreciation for the people who do the dirty work of enforcing drug laws.
Calculatung risks, we really only have three options: mitigate, eradicate, accept. But what to choose when it comes to the incredibly tragic risk of a depressed pilot?
Alexis Tsipras’ victory is the first sign of courageous and uncompromising politics that we have seen in years. The Greeks have voted in favor of Europe.
Unlike other European politicians, Alexis Tspiras may not be making empty promises. He may actually present a chance for real change. Radical change.
2014 is the year of historical landmarks. But rather than commemorating tragedies, countries across Europe organize shallow spectacles.
Evolutionary theory has a major dictum: That humans won’t stay how they used to be.
We daydream about life in pristine, free, raw nature – where we would only survive for five minutes.
Are we still able to think of the future when technology binds us to living in real time?
From lobbyists to toasters: Why the EU is not as evil, opaque, or important as we think.