Greek Orthodox customs to honor the dead on Good Friday
I find it always deeply touching how Greeks honor their dead before major holidays like Christmas and Easter. On Good Friday, the peak of the Passion…
A Costly Suspension for UC Davis’s Embattled Chancellor
Ms Katehi, 62, was criticised after campus police officers used pepper spray on seated demonstrators during a November 2011 Occupy movement protest.…
Papua New Guinea High Court ruling: the asylum seeker detention centre on Manus Island must close
But the main power blocks in Australia politics – the ALP and the Coalition – show no signs at all of even blushing, now that the Manus Island…
Venezuela can no longer afford to pay for its own money
Back in February,  when we commented  on the unprecedented hyperinflation about the be unleashed in the Latin American country whose president just…
Government is an evil that is no longer necessary
Rousseau was perhaps the first to popularize the fiction now taught in civics classes about how government was created. It holds that men sat down…
Donald Trump’s bankruptcy dodge: This is how lawyers and regulators helped him fudge solvency and avoid collapse
Americans wouldn’t be imagining today what a Trump presidency might be like were it not for a crucial moment more than 25 years ago when…
UPD Turkish Coast Guard threatened to arrest fisherman sailing in Greek territorial waters (video)
A patrol boat of the Turkish Coast Guard patrol boat threatened to arrest a Greek fisherman sailing in Greek terrirotail waters off the islands of…
Asylum seeker dies from self-inflicted burns
An asylum seeker from Australia has died after setting himself on fire. Refugees breakout from the Woomera Detention Center, encouraged by…
Grundeinkommen
Finanzierung kein Problem! Der grösste Teil ist eh schon über Löhne finanziert, AHV und Sozialgelder werden ebenfalls bereits ausbezahlt… Der…
mehr Transparenz in der Politik – Initiative lanciert!
Wird die Initiative angenommen, müssen neu alle Zuwendungen über Fr. 10’000.- deklariert werden (also einer Person zugeordnet werden können).…