Only a few more days until the dreadful theatrical display that has dragged on for a seeming eternity draws to a close. I am, of course, talking about the 2016 US presidential election campaign. A peculiar non-event that despite being, for the most part, devoid of political deliberation and informed policy debates, dominated the political […]

There is not much that we can be certain about. One thing though seems pretty certain to me: that we live in troubled times. Not because us Westerners face any true hardships, but because it appears to me that these days many decisions need to be taken that will deeply affect generations to come. Proponents […]