POLITICS, MEDIA, DEBATE

The EU is powerful because it’s boring

Bill Wirtz on journal.ftn.media: The European Union’s worst policies are hidden in plain sight. Nobody bothers to check them out because the the discussions are tiring.


AFRICA, MIGRATION, ECONOMICS, ACTIVISM

Home made solution

Stephanie Busari and Munachim Amah on cnn.com: “Telecoms mogul Strive Masiyiwa is one of Africa’s most successful business men. He is helping young Africans to stay in their countries and contribute to the development of the continent.”


POLITICS, ACTIVISM, DEBATE

Out with the bathwater

Allison Lee Pillinger Choi on city-journal.org: “The principle of “taking sides,” while sometimes necessary, is not constructive to community cohesion.”


SOCIETY, RACISM, SCIENCE

Measure is off

Olivia Goldhill on qz.com: «Many are prejudiced but hope to escape the label of “racist” or “sexist.” And the theory of implicit bias has handed them an excuse.»


GENDER, DIVERSITY, DEBATE, SOCIETY

The code

Marlene Jaeckel on medium.com: “It’s a story about being punished for wrong-think by a group of women in technology, who, ironically, consider themselves the victims of an unfair patriarchal system designed to suppress female voices.”


LANGUAGE, SCIENCE, PEOPLE, VIDEO

Weasel words

Gravitahn on youtube.com: “Why don’t people just say what they mean?”


POLITICS, PHILOSOPHY, RACISM

Full circle

Donna Minkowitz on thenation.com: “At Richard Spencer’s secret conference, white supremacists denounce corporate capitalism.”


WORK, ECONOMICS, EDUCATION

Get to it

Jason Smith on spiked-online.com: “The consequences of this decline in teenagers getting out into the world is that they appear less worldly than their parents’ generation.”


DIPLOMACY, MIDDLE EAST, CONFLICT

Landslide

Zev Chafets on bloomberg.com: “The rest of the Arab world is far more concerned about Iran than about the West Bank.”


VIDEO, TRANSPORTATION, CULTURE, PEOPLE

Nihon Nights

Red Bull on youtube.com: “The New Zealand drift racer known as Mad Mike has made a documentary about the Japanese capital’s extraordinary after-dark modified auto scene”

Executive Editor of Freedom Today Network. Based in Berlin.