The West should prepare for everything – except for one thing.
Russia cannot be allowed to dictate what happens in eastern Ukraine, but Western diplomats need to realize that pressure alone will not lead Putin to give in.
The Information War is in full swing, and the public should be wary not to fall for the black-and-white accounts of the traditional media. A veteran’s account.
The fact that key economies are currently saving instead of borrowing shows how detached the euro zone has become from the wisdom of conventional economics. Yet there is hope.
The solution to ease mass unemployment is at hand, but policymakers across Europe are too blind to see it.
The Eurozone’s remedies against sluggish growth rates aren’t working. The problem: a misdiagnosis of the illness.
Walking is making a comeback in the United States. But the mostly car-centered society has a lot to get used to.
Rather than a dangerous nuisance, motorcycle taxis are a vibrant part of the transportation network in many developing countries. City planners in OECD countries should take note.
The past decades have exposed the unintended consequences of car-based transportation. But times are changing: Cars are transformed from private vehicles into collectively used modes of transportation.
We value cars because we value our autonomy: To travel at a time and in a manner of our choice. For future mobility concepts, this poses a significant challenge: Can we expand the grid of public transportation without the straightjacket of bus schedules and crowded trains?
Worries about mass protests ran high in the run-up to the World Cup. But recent weeks have shown that such worries were completely overblown by Western media.
Brazil has scored an own-goal. If it wanted to show the world how modern and progressive it is, it should have allowed its citizens take to the streets and protest without fear of violence.
Love is like a disease. No wonder we have fought it off for such a long time.
Love might be irrational at times, but it is still the wisest option on the table for leading a happy and meaningful life.
Love has changed dramatically over the centuries, but the miracle of our highly mobile, highly individualized, postmodern world is that, against all the odds, lovers still manage to find each other and find meaning in their relationships.