Chile
Chile votes overwhelmingly in favor of a change of political course in parliamentary elections. Most of the votes went to left-wing and independent forces, giving them a surprisingly clear-cut victory. Centrist parties were voted out...
Internet giant Amazon is known for paying its workers poorly,paying hardly any attention to environmental laws and paying low to zero taxes. In a letter to Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, 400 members of parliament from...
Brazil - Photo by Carlos Magno/ Unsplasch.com
At the end of April, the official number of covid deaths in Brazil surpassed 400,000. Measured by the number of inhabitants, no country in the Americas has seen more people die from infection with the...
Ugur Sahin and Özleme Türeci found a corona vaccine
The pharmaceutical company, BioNtech, together with its U.S. partner Pfizer, is on the verge of approving a Corona vaccine. This is a huge success for the German pharmaceutical company, which is led by a researcher...
The millions of poor in an enormously rich country can no longer bear to choose between very little and nothing. They have very little to lose. The tax reform proposal of 2021 was the straw...
Sheltersuit Bas
Dutch fashion designer Bas Timmer is swapping luxury catwalks for homeless aid: He now sews "sheltersuits" - a mixture of sleeping bag, winter jacket and bag. The ingenious invention keeps people warm who have no...
Western Sahara-Refugee children in Dakhla Camp in Algeria - Photo United Nations
Since November 2020, a military conflict in the Western Sahara has been boiling up again. The region has been occupied by Morocco since 1975, denying the Sahrawi independence movement the establishment of its own state....
Chile Protests
Chile is just days away from experiencing a historic plebiscite to define if they want to rewrite the country’s constitution, which was written under Chile’s right-wing dictator Augusto Pinochet. Pinochet’s Legacy Chile is burning. For one year,...
The United States Senate - Office of Senator Kamala Harris
Despite a challenging 2020, five women significantly changed it. They invented a COVID vaccine, fought for women´s rights and led countries during a pandemic. Let´s take a closer look at who the most inspirational women...
Bombs hail down on Stepanakert, the capital of the Nagorno-Karabakh region. A mother and a child die. Armenia and Azerbaijan once again face each other on the battlefield. Why, though, are the two countries once...