Politics

Admiring the magnificent Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France.

Dis-disinformation Campaigns

You know how people say that a smart person learns from his own mistakes but a genius learns from those of others, the French have just demonstrated this…

Contemplating with the Greek philosophers in Rome, Italia.

Greek and Democracy

Democracy (dēmokratía i.e. rule of the people) first emerged in the city-state (polis) of Athens in Ancient Greece, and has been endorsed, notwithstanding the rise and fall of various…

The Euro Sign at the Eurotower, Seat of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany.

Class Struggles

‘The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles’ is what Karl Marx, one of the most influential revolutionaries and a lesser-known philosopher, believed to be…

My God, Help Me to Survive This Deadly Love on the Berlin Wall in Berlin, Germany.

Politics and Peace

Hannah Arendt, one of the most influential political philosophers of the twentieth century, wrote a chapter with a rather peculiar title at the end of her book, The…

Christmas market in Cologne, Germany.

Perpetual Peace

More than 200 years ago in the year of 1795, the German philosopher Immanual Kant published Toward Perpetual Peace. In it, Kant, along with 6 preliminary articles that described…

A lovely, sunny morning in the Hyde Park in London, England.

Informed and Reasoned Democracy

June 23, 2016 marked the day that the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in a referendum, the Brexit as it is called. Countless debates and…

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.

The Right to Rebel

Roughly 20% of all nations have included the right to resist in their constitutions. There is little written however on how the people can acquire the means to do so. When…