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Journalism, War and Peace Part I

This year, the Nobel Peace Prize goes to two critical journalists who daily risk a lot to defend human rights and democracy. It is also an encouragement to independent critical journalists around the world. Who are this year’s winners? What is the connection between journalism and democracy? What challenges does journalism face? How can journalism… Read More »

Journalism, War and Peace Part II

5: Four out of five journalist killers go free In the last thirty years, 58 journalists have been killed in Russia , while 87 have been killed in the Philippines . Russia is currently ranked 150th in the World Press Freedom Index , while the Philippines is 137th. The list includes 180 countries. Both in… Read More »

China speaks with a more powerful voice Part II

5: 2014: China became the world’s largest economy 2014 was the year when China overtook the United States and became the world’s largest economy – at least measured by purchasing power. Measured in gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, China is still low compared with the western level. This means that China still has to… Read More »

Increased Interest in the Arctic Part I

The intergovernmental cooperation body Arctic Council has existed since 1996. After a fairly anonymous existence in the first years, it has become the most important forum for the polar region. It gets attention from all over the world. The starting point for establishing the Arctic Council was cooperation on environmental protection and work against pollution.… Read More »

Nobel Peace Prize Part I

On December 10 every year – on the day of the death of the Swedish industrial magnate Alfred Nobel (1833–1896) – the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo City Hall. The award is considered one of the world’s most prestigious awards. From 1901 to 2007, a total of 118 prize winners have been chosen… Read More »

Financial Crisis Part II

4: Real economic effects The lack of confidence and uncertainty in the markets is often concretized when the stock indices (Dow Jones, Nasdaq, DAX, Oslo Børs, etc.) on the world stock exchanges one day fall like a rock, while the next day they soar like a rocket. The question then becomes to what extent this… Read More »

Human Rights Part II

6: Important monitoring bodies In an ideal world, all people have their human rights safeguarded. The reality is that there are many gross violations of human rights in a number of countries where the authorities have neither the will nor the ability to safeguard the rights of the population. This means that the UN and… Read More »

Human Rights Part I

The idea of ​​the rights of the individual and the need to limit the power and abuse of power of the ruler and the rulers is not entirely new. It has grown over several hundred years, but has especially gained momentum in the sails after 1945 – not least the last two to three decades.… Read More »

Attractions for Tourists in Los Angeles

According to petsinclude, Los Angeles itself is not considered a particularly beautiful sight. Nevertheless, numerous sights await there. We have put together a selection of the attractions that await you in the City of Angels here. When you think of Los Angeles, you first think of Hollywood and film studios. Both can be seen during… Read More »

NYC Landmarks

Broadway: Broadway runs diagonally through Manhattan, from the southern tip at Battery Point, past Wall Street and One World Trade Center, through the SoHo district, past the Empire State Building and the Times Square theater districtto Central Park. Statue of Liberty (Statue of Liberty) and Ellis Iceland: Take the ferry to get from Battery Park… Read More »