To use and abuse – Far right parties and their attitude towards Muslims in Europe
Islam, the second largest and fastest growing religion in Europe has been used by European far right parties for political profitmaking for years. However, it is worth taking a look at the different ways far right parties use politics linked to Muslim minorities. I am going to give a short […]
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Have we reached the limits to growth? Where you sit is where you stand!
“Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever, is either a madman or an economist.” (Kenneth Bouldin, economist) At university, the first graph we were shown in the economics class was plotting GDP growth in time, throughout the history of humanity. It turns out growth is actually a relatively […]
LESS IS POOR: austerity hurts children in the UK
This summer the Brits couldn’t stop discussing two children. In July both the United Kingdom and the world held their breath waiting for the birth of the son of Prince William and Kate Middleton. And in August the country was shocked at the revelation of Daniel Pelka’s death, a four […]
Polish economic migrants: Thank you for having us!
I want to say a big ‘thank you’ to all of you: English, Scottish, Irish, Dutch, Belgians, Germans, Americans, Swedes, Norwegians, Spaniards, Italians and all other nations for receiving my countrymen. Maybe you know, maybe not, and maybe this is the moment to tell you how much we owe you. My friends, my family, my parents, […]
Women: the answer to Italy’s economic and political decline
The articles about Italy I have read in international press, especially those written after the last elections, are generally uninteresting, often simplistic and rarely illuminating. None of them has yet seriously considered an objective, statistical key point: that the last elections have also given rise to the youngest and the […]