The president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, anounced a controversial decision to cut down on welfare, back in April this year. Protests against the decision were violently suppressed by the government. Despite the chaos it caused, the government cuts had to be made and this is why.
The internationalization of courses at Dutch universities has increased over the past years. Whilst the motives and benefits are clear, lately a debate has arisen within the Dutch government about this particular subject.
Humanitarian aid is provided to developing countries in crisis and thus in need. However, there has been a tendency of these developing countries to decline this aid. Why is this and what does this hold for the future of humanitarian aid?
A South Korean university has announced a partnership with the country's largest weapon manufacturer, Hanwha Systems. Many scientists across the world signed a boycott as response to the collaboration. Do similar deals have consequences for ethical agreements or academic freedom?
There are 650 times more gun homicides in the US compared to deaths by terrorism. Why is it so difficult to change gun policies?
A lot has happened in Spain since the last article we posted about the situation regarding Catalan independence. New questions can be asked: why is Catalonia important to Spain? And how do Catalans themselves view the separatist movement?
The World Economic Forum toke place one week ago. At this meeting, important actors from public and private dimensions come together to discuss issues which affect the world. Find out what the discussions were about and who were the most important attendees!
The European Union is going to appoint new chairmen in 2018 and 2019. What is the importance for a small country such as the Netherlands? And how are candidates seeking support for those big positions in Brussels? Let's have a look at former appointments and the rumours about Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte!
The most controversial American elections in 2016 just became even more controversial when Facebook announced the involvement of a substantial Russian company. What significance does this event hold in our globalizing world and how can it be prevented?
It was all over the news when thousands of Catalans were protesting in the streets of Barcelona on the day of the referendum about Catalonia's independence. Now, the votes have been counted and independence has been declared. The question remains however, will there ever be Catalan independence at all?