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Team and Contributors
Global

Citizen Journalism’s Role in the Democratic Process

Elon Musk’s recent tweet on Twitter elevating the role of the citizen journalist has the media elite in a frenzy. Citizen journalism existed before…
BOKU 150th anniversary
Austria

150th Anniversary of BOKU – Austria’s University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

What once started as a small school for agriculture and forestry in 1872 has become a top life sciences university in Europe. The BOKU…
Biennale 2022
Culture/Lifestyle

Impressions from the 59th Biennale d’Arte in Venice: “The Milk of Dreams”

Hellmut Brunn shares his impressions of the 59th Biennale in Venice:'The Milk of Dreams'. The world reknown art exhibition will be on display until…
Chile Constitution
Latin America

Implications of Chile’s Landslide Rejection of New Constitution

The Chilean referendum in September 2022 on a new constitution was a disaster for President Gabriel Boric and the nascent left-wing movement that sought…
Angelika Amon
Austria

Angelika Amon’s Pioneering Legacy in Biology

Two years have passed since top biologist Angelika Amon passed away on 29 October 2020. Professor Amon was an Austrian scientist who taught at…
Sunak
Europe

Sunak, the Conservatives’ Saviour?

The British Conservatives have manoeuvred themselves into an existential crisis. Rishi Sunak, new Conservative leader and Prime Minister, promises to restore public trust in…

Recent Articles  – Version 2

Economic / Financial

China Police Station
China

Hidden in Plain Sight: China’s Unauthorized Overseas Police Stations

In September 2022 a Spanish human rights organization, Safeguard Defenders, published a report on Chinese police stations abroad. According to the report, Chinese authorities…
Team and Contributors
Global

Citizen Journalism’s Role in the Democratic Process

Elon Musk’s recent tweet on Twitter elevating the role of the citizen journalist has the media elite in a frenzy. Citizen journalism existed before…
Twitter
Global

Twitter Take Two: Whistleblower and Elon Musk

Twitter Security Chief and whistleblower Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko testified before Congress regarding Twitter’s privacy and security risks. This testimony provided Elon Musk with more…

Environment

Water Crisis in Latin America
Environment

Water Wars in Latin America

Despite being blessed with some of the largest reserves of freshwater, more than 130 million people in Latin America & the Caribbean have no…
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
Environment

Another Fukushima on Cape Cod Bay?

Tentative plans to discharge radioactive wastewater from the decommissioned Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Massachusetts into Cape Cod Bay has the community in…
Orcas
China

Threat to Wild Orcas, Dolphins and Beluga Whales from Marine Theme Park Boom in China

On 7 May 2022 the tenth global annual Empty the Tank Event took place. This movement was inspired by the 2013 US documentary Blackfish.…

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Team and Contributors
Global

Citizen Journalism’s Role in the Democratic Process

Elon Musk’s recent tweet on Twitter elevating the role of the citizen journalist has the media elite in a frenzy. Citizen journalism existed before…
BOKU 150th anniversary
Austria

150th Anniversary of BOKU – Austria’s University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

What once started as a small school for agriculture and forestry in 1872 has become a top life sciences university in Europe. The BOKU…
Biennale 2022
Culture/Lifestyle

Impressions from the 59th Biennale d’Arte in Venice: “The Milk of Dreams”

Hellmut Brunn shares his impressions of the 59th Biennale in Venice:'The Milk of Dreams'. The world reknown art exhibition will be on display until…

Politics

Chile Constitution
Latin America

Implications of Chile’s Landslide Rejection of New Constitution

The Chilean referendum in September 2022 on a new constitution was a disaster for President Gabriel Boric and the nascent left-wing movement that sought…
Sunak
Europe

Sunak, the Conservatives’ Saviour?

The British Conservatives have manoeuvred themselves into an existential crisis. Rishi Sunak, new Conservative leader and Prime Minister, promises to restore public trust in…
Colombia
Latin America

Colombia’s New Government for a More Equitable Society

The June 19th elections were a historic moment for Colombia. For the first time in its history the country would have a President that…

Science / Technology

ZeilingerAustriaScience/Technology
October 10, 2022

Quantum Entanglement: Schrödinger’s Nobel Heirs

Austrian physicist Anton Zeilinger shared the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics with Alain Aspect of France and John Clauser of the US for ingenious…
VBC AustriaAustriaScience/Technology
September 5, 2022

The Vienna BioCenter – A Leading Hub for Life Sciences in the Heart of Europe

The Vienna BioCenter located in Austria’s capital city is one of Europe’s leading life science clusters. With more than 2650 people from 80 countries…
Small Modular ReactorsAsia PacificGlobalScience/Technology
August 24, 2022

Professor Hwang Il Soon’s Model for Unlimited and Safe Nuclear Energy: Small Modular Reactors and Multinational Fuel Cycle Centers

Professor Hwang Il Soon, Chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Engineering (UNIST) in the Republic of…

Security

China Police StationChinaGlobalSecurity
November 28, 2022

Hidden in Plain Sight: China’s Unauthorized Overseas Police Stations

In September 2022 a Spanish human rights organization, Safeguard Defenders, published a report on Chinese police stations abroad. According to the report, Chinese authorities…
TwitterGlobalSecurity
October 27, 2022

Twitter Take Two: Whistleblower and Elon Musk

Twitter Security Chief and whistleblower Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko testified before Congress regarding Twitter’s privacy and security risks. This testimony provided Elon Musk with more…
Solomon IslandsAsia PacificSecurity
October 17, 2022

Solomon Islands: Tug of War in the Pacific

In April 2022, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) signed a bilateral security cooperation agreement with Solomon Islands. According to the PRC, the main…

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