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Polarization: Feeling Free From Facts

Polarization is momentarily seen at higher rates than it was in the past few decades. In Europe as well as in the United States people are greatly divided on several issues ranging from immigration to socio-economic topics. A previous article talked... Continue Reading →

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Why People Are Fleeing From Facts

Science has been improving and developing its methods and it has become more and more easier to establish facts in areas such as physics, medicine and policy. Since facts are becoming available to a larger extend people have wondered why... Continue Reading →

The United States of Europe

The European Union is morally and culturally bankrupt, at least according to the German philosopher and historian Ulrike Guérot. It is time to bury the EU-project and time to build a European Republic that consists of 50 regions clustered around... Continue Reading →

Imbalance in the U.S. Senate: A New Low

The United States Senate is one chamber of the federal government's legislative branch, consisting of one hundred members - two senators from each state - who serve six-year overlapping terms. At the moment, the Republicans hold the majority with 51... Continue Reading →

Politics and Evolution

Political science research suggests that a great majority of people fall on a left-right spectrum of politics. Whether you fall on the left or the right seems to be dependent on the story we tell about ourselves. The progressive, left-wing... Continue Reading →

Separation of Powers: The Importance

Last week, a federal judge in Seattle had lifted the immigration ban that Donald Trump put in place. The American president has now targeted the judicial power on Twitter. By doing this, he openly questions the constitutional separation of powers.... Continue Reading →

Political Correctness

The 45th president of the United States, who got inaugurated a few weeks ago, had no experience in public service before becoming the most powerful person of the free world. Logically, this seemed to be a disadvantage, however many of... Continue Reading →

Climate Change: why the sceptisism?

Only a few days ago, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists set the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock to two-and-a-half minutes to midnight. Next to the threat of nuclear warfare, the threat climate change poses to mankind is their main reason... Continue Reading →

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