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Nov 25, 2021

The Great Phenomenon of the Gauche Caviar

In the United Kingdom, we use the term “Champagne socialist”, in Germany “Salonkommunist” and in France it is called “Gauche de Salon” or “la Gauche Caviar”, this term is all over Europe and even beyond. Howeve...

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Nov 28, 2021

Searching the last straw

Our week began amidst ashes of riots coming from several European cities, it went on with a tragedy in Calais and its (losing) blame game between France and the UK, an emerging variant of the virus that is plunging the entire world into a new wave of psychosis and an agonizing Black Friday still showing up across the world. Pandemic and education Pretty much as a mirror of last year’s epilogue, this new normal of increasing daily restrictions is showing us how wrong we’ve been in taking for granted certainty as the base of our lives. The Netherlands has not been an exception from the global wave of measures, however education has remained a sector of offline priority. Due to this, students from the Faculty of Law have filed a petition to the University to take this period’s exams online, for they claim the risk of contraction on-site exam...

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Nov 24, 2021

UN101: What is UNESCO and why should we care about it?

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Nov 22, 2021

COP26: Business as usual?

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Nov 17, 2021

Finding Pleasure in Tragedy: Possible in Shakespeare’s Hamlet?

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