The undeclared war keeps million residents de facto hostages in their own country. Ukraine’s newly elected president Zelenskyy has made alleviating thir suffering a top priority. Western partners can do a lot to help, and they should immediately. A guest contribution.
In spite of legal hurdles the director of the ECB might be the successor of Mario Draghi. He rejects the hopes of many banks that the ECB’s negative interest rate will be mitigated. The Frenchman believes that economic growth will only return on one condition.
For a long time the German government did not have a certain line in foreign and security policy debates. But in times of ongoing epochal shifts in geopolitics a clear opinion is neccessary. A guest article by Wolfgang Ischinger.
The second summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended without any deal or agreement. After that Jong-un apparently started rebuilding key missile-test facilities. A North Korean Missile Program’s threat level evaluation.
The Fridays for Future protests have grown from a small local event to a worldwide movement. Students everywhere are demanding action against climate change and asking the grown-ups to join them. A guest article from the organisers.
Governments, companies, and citizens have to do their part to make the world wide web an egalitarian and creative space. If we give up now, then the web will not have failed us. We will have failed the web. A guest article by Tim Berners-Lee.
Russian aggression, big-power rivalries, the populist revolt against liberalism, Brexit, and the end of transatlantic romanticism – the global order we have lived in for decades is under stress. Germany must rise to the occasion.
London has declared to ensure Europe’s safety – even after leaving the European Union. In exchange Great Britain should demand higher defence expenditure of the EU-member states. A guest’s contribution.
Wernher von Braun is regarded as the father of space travel, the ingenious designer of the rockets Americans used to fly to the moon 50 years ago. But is this legend really true? The beginning of his career provides cause for doubt.
Who thinks that the LHC, today’s biggest particle accelerator, is a disappointment because expectations haven’t been met, works with outmoded notions of method and progress in science. A philosopher’s point of view.