This article provides a reflection on heartbreak in the digital workds, which means that one is breaking up online as well as offline. Unfollow or unfriend one another on social media and if necessary look up self-help tips on how to move on.
Through their online and offline activities, Greta Thunberg and the #climatestrike youth are successful in steering the discussion around climate change away from mere individualised solutions towards questions of systemic injustice.
The very thing that has made Facebook great also makes it obsolete. Designed in the very early years of the 21st century and swept up in a wave of tremendous technological developments, Facebook now looks, and feels, almost medieval.
The Italian Minister of Interior, Matteo Salvini, never misses an opportunity to entertain us with his law and order enforcement policies. But how destructive is his strong discourse on migration policies?
In the last years, literary writer Edouard Louis articulated the voices of the gilets jaunes in a series of books and pamphlets. His message, according to Odile Heynders is that ''The writer in 2018/19 has to radically be involved in the present'.
Voor veel mensen is het begrip ‘klimaatverandering’ een overweldigend gegeven. De relatie tussen mens en de natuur is enorm ingewikkeld en lastig om uit te leggen. Het lijkt ook al te laat te zijn, de mens heeft de wereld al verpest. Toch?
The Global Compact for Migration has "evidence-based public discourse" as one of its objectives. Remarkably, this requirement has led to huge controversy. Are we moving towards a fact-free open society?