While the outrage of Europeans has been turned to Donald Trump’s wall and the handling of migrants at the border with Mexico, they ignore a humanitarian disaster closer to home. The EU has left Greece to handle the influx of refugees on its own and those stuck on Lesbos are living in abysmal conditions.
The majority of Europeans do not want to let bygones be bygones and pine for a past which they believe was better than their present. This is problematic for Europe’s future.
In his final stop on his ‘road less travelled’ tour, Christian Nielsen uncovers the possible prototype for Shakespeare’s Hamlet in a Swedish hamlet.
Hamburg has been minded by many nations but owned by none. This is visible in the city’s openness, resourcefulness and rebelliousness.
By Christian Nielsen As I embark on my summer travels, I have resolved to ignore the recommended routes on my satnav and to get off the beaten track. Join me. Tuesday 10 July 2018 Literature and popular culture are littered…
In the second in a series of articles exploring the disturbing parallels between radical Islamic and White/Christian extremism, Khaled Diab examines the far-right’s dual sense of superiority and inferiority, as well as its persecution complex.
Europe is experiencing an economic recovery but many of the jobs being created a keeping people poor rather than lifting them out of poverty.
Collecting may seem like a harmless hobby but it allows others to gather a whole lot more about us than we let on or probably even know.
The plight of the 63,000 refugees and migrants still marooned in Greece should give Europeans pause for thought.
If you’re feeling dejected by the troubled times we live in, remember that human generosity lives on, even in the most wretched of places.