An unfair race

The biggest criticism towards European institutions is their apparent inability to distinguish between each country's condition and lack of flexibility. I have always found many attempts at standardizing patterns and behaviors, political and economic, unnecessary and forced. Economists, just like any other expert, thrive on the creation of systems, universal truths and dogmas to legitimize their work …

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Cold War II

When the Berlin Wall fell many believed that with it the Cold War also ended. Fast forward 27 years and the aforementioned assumption appears to be quite wrong. Just like during the Cold War, the west and Russia are clashing using "proxy" countries as settings for their battles. In the first conflict they were Vietnam, Korea, …

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Did the city of Milan do something wrong?

A few days ago the Dalai Lama visited the city of Milan in Italy and received the honorary citizenship of the northern capital. After all, the Dalai Lama is a noble prize recipient (Noble prize for peace in 1989) and the perfect candidate for such a symbolic award. Obviously nobody in Milan, nor Italy, saw anything …

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