COVID-19 vaccination in Palestinian Territories

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Celia Courteix While the Hebrew State has already vaccinated 12 percent of its population with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, Palestinians living on occupied territory – West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza Strip – are however ostracized from the vaccination campaign. “Israeli authorities must ensure that COVID-19 vaccines are equally provided to […]

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5G – the generation of too much?

Translated by Claudia Oppong Peprah Some think it is faster with higher performance others consider it more dangerous and even more devastating for the environment: 5G. However, despite all the technological progress 5G remains an object of political conflict. As a symbol of capability and power it is the cause of conflict between two archrivals: […]

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South Africa – rising xenophobia

Translated by Claudia Oppong Peprah In South Africa immigrants are repeatedly tormented by attacks carried out by native inhabitants. For several years now hatred against foreign citizens has literally nationalized. The South Africans want to cast them out because they put their jobs and privileges at risk. Employment is, among other things, one of the […]

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Russia: Arktika’s exit arouses a new battle over the exploitation of the Arctic

Translated by Claudia Oppong Peprah, proofread by Claire Tholozan The nuclear-powered Russian icebreaker “Arktika” which has just returned to St. Peterburg harbor on September 17th departed again on September 22nd 2020 to rejoin its future home port, Murmansk. The voyage will enable it to test its potential under extreme conditions one last time. The impressive […]

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Elon Musk: the hope of humanity?

Translated by Marie Peltomäki, proofread by Charlotte Rossi Elon Musk, the notorious futurist and conceptualist, is the embodiment of technological development and the inevitable changes of today’s world. The co-founder of PayPal, SpaceX and Tesla Motors, amongst other big companies, is reinventing the contemporary industry. Elon Musk is a 49 year old entrepreneur. The South-African […]

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