MISOGYNY IN THE NEWSROOM

ews websites are now most frequently visited through a link posted on a social network like Twitter or Facebook. Within this emerging media landscape is a new paradigm for women in journalism, with women holding…

THE GREAT AMERICAN POPULIST

s the primaries for the 2016 US presidential election draw near, we are seeing is a rebirth of the populist uprising that began almost 100 years ago, with the qualified John Quincy Adams and the…

BREXIT AND LITTLE BRITAIN?

There is a current argument gaining momentum that the European project simply does not work for ordinary people. Proponents of this argument say the Greek crisis is proof. But there is so much wrong with this argument that it’s often…

BECOMING LESS EUROPEAN

For Spain, being part of Europe has been an instrument of change: even if it did not add anything to democracy, it has enhanced the rule of law. The EU became the main lever to modernise Spain. The country has…

A FOOD FIGHT FOR EVERYONE (Part II)

eople are eating a lot more GMOs than they realize. Hidden in processed foods such as cereal, salad dressings, and tortilla chips are a plethora of genetically modified ingredients ranging from corn and soybeans to…

UBER RIDES THE WORLD

ber is taking over the world one city at a time. And taxi drivers, regulations and unethical leadership have not hindered its international growth in the slightest. Whether it is due to the “mandate of…

COMMUNIST CAPITALISM

he drop in the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges is testing the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). While the markets were rising, the paradox of a Communist party presiding over capitalist development only seemed to matter…

THE BIG DEAL

The deal reached and signed on July 14th was one for the history books. This agreement is the culmination of months on end of not only discussing and debating the specifics between Tehran and Washington, but also resistance to opposition…

BREAKING EUROPE’S HEART

or nearly 70 years, the Franco-German alliance has ruled the European integration game. Despite being fairly dormant for the past few years, the relationship got put on trial this past Monday at the emergency eurozone…

BULLISH ABOUT LIFE & DEATH

emingway witnessed a man being gored by a bull in 1924, the very first fatality in the modern history of the encierro, as the running of the bulls is called in Spanish. He retells the…