Category: GLOBAL IDENTITY

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Denmark Government Announces Support for Burqa Ban

Denmark Government Announces Support for Burqa Ban

Government coalition parties the Liberal (Venstre) and Liberal Alliance parties have both announced their support for a public ban on garments that ma [...]
What Gandhi Can Teach Today’s Protesters

What Gandhi Can Teach Today’s Protesters

Almost a century ago, Mohandas K. Gandhi – commonly known by the honorific Mahatma, the great-souled one – emphasized nonviolent resistance in his cam [...]
Germans Are More Satisfied Than Other Europeans

Germans Are More Satisfied Than Other Europeans

According to research conducted by the Bertelsmann Stiftung, Germans stand out among Europeans for being positive about the direction of their country [...]
Majority of New Middle Class to Come from Asia

Majority of New Middle Class to Come from Asia

While the middle class is shrinking in many western countries, the global outlook sets a rather different picture. According to Brookings Instit [...]
The Biggest Threats Facing the World in 2017

The Biggest Threats Facing the World in 2017

Despite major setbacks to the so-called Islamic State in recent months, the results of a new global survey by Pew Research Center show that the terror [...]
Can Yoga be Christian?

Can Yoga be Christian?

Invocations of Jesus, images of the cross and biblical scripture are unlikely to be what we envision when we think of yoga. Yoga is typically seen as [...]
How The World Sees The Role Of Women

How The World Sees The Role Of Women

How are women viewed in different countries across the world? Views fluctuate massively depending on where you live with Russians particularly negativ [...]
A World Without People

A World Without People

I loved this piece from the Atlantic entitled, A World Without People, by Alan Taylor. Taylor has assembled a collection of photos from, “abandoned co [...]
Saudi Arabia Is the Biggest Buyer of U.S. Arms

Saudi Arabia Is the Biggest Buyer of U.S. Arms

The signing of the "largest single arms deal in US history" with Saudi Arabia at the weekend shouldn't really come as much of a surprise. For the last [...]
Where People Think the Economy is Rigged

Where People Think the Economy is Rigged

The Brexit vote in Britain and the election of Donald Trump to become President of the United States have shown that there is a deep distrust of the e [...]
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