The suffering of Raif al-Badawi

24.01.2015

Flog Us, Not Raif!

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Saudi blogger Raif al-Badawi is set to be flogged to death. This is a call to the Saudi ambassador in Germany to take up the whip himself and flog us instead of Raif. read more

EU sanctions on Russia

24.01.2015

Under pressure

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‘Rogue’ states targeted by sanctions tended to be poor, underdeveloped basket cases, with close to insignificant trade links with the EU. With Russia, it's different: The EU has to consider the economic costs. read more

What distinguishes fiction from lying?

15.01.2015

Stranger than Fiction

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Is artistic freedom the only thing that distinguishes artists from liars and sociopaths? read more

Charlie Hebdo in Libération's Offices

12.01.2015

“So, on to the next issue?”

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On Friday, “Charlie Hebdo”’s surviving journalists went back to work and, with their thoughts on the dead and wounded, they set to work on Wednesday’s issue. read more

Charlie Hebdo and welfare racism

09.01.2015

This could be war

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Terrorism is but the lethal parasite that hides in severely deprived communities and feeds on infinitely disappointed individuals. read more

Solidarity for the victims of Charlie Hebdo attack

09.01.2015

Freedom can’t be slaughtered

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The gruesome attack on Charlie Hebdo is unparalleled in scope but frighteningly familiar in structure. Declarations of solidarity are therefore coming too late. (Article in French.) read more

European Agricultural Policy and Youth

20.11.2014

Let them grow

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The Common Agricultural Policy of the EU might often have been wasteful and misguided – but it is also actively trying to create opportunities for young people. read more

Tunisia's economic problems

24.10.2014

Wrong turn

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Tunsia is often cited as an Arab Spring success story. That is right from a political perspective – but not from an economic one. read more

Protests in Hong Kong

23.10.2014

Under my umbrella

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The ongoing protests in Hong Kong are about more than just politics. The very idea of Hong Kong itself is in the spotlight: impressions from within the peaceful demonstrations. read more

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