It describes the miracolous way in which people change from important positions in politics to others in the private sector or vice versa. At worst, they might even be involved in both areas at the same time. Continue reading →
Some are hopeful for Rio +20, others don’t think it will bring change and a third group puts up their own agenda.
This summer (June 20th – 22nd) the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development will take place in Rio, exactly twenty years after the famous Earth Summit in the same location. Continue reading →
In St. Petersburg, “gay” is possibly about to become an unspeakable word.
“They did it. Conservative lawmakers in Saint Petersburg just passed the notorious “propaganda” law to silence any reading, writing, speech or debate on anything ‘gay’”, the social movement AllOut.org reports. Continue reading →
“If not now, when?” Italian women have been asking this year repeatedly. Is the change of political leader a change towards more respect and promotion of women?
Reading the Italian papers one would not think so. Journalist Camillo Langone recently published an article on Libero Quotidiano which he titled “Togliete i libri alle donne: torneranno a far figli”, meaning take the books away from women so they turn back to having children. Continue reading →
In which fields is the world going to change the most over the next 15 years? The Center for Strategic and International Studies has the answer
and speaks of seven revolutions. Apparently, we are having exciting times ahead of us. The Center is trying to promote that leaders leave the short-sighted thinking behind and look at the greater – not to say sustainable – picture. Continue reading →
If you are a woman – or ever plan on living with one – read carefully. This might influence your future.
We all know that there is no real equality between men and women in today’s world. What is also sure, is that there are countries which are a little closer to achieving equality than others. Continue reading →