The Market Dynamics of University

The way we gain our academic knowledge is changing. We are no longer students, but consumers. Universities are no longer arenas of knowledge sharing and transferral, but profit-seeking suppliers. The

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The mute debate…

…and a common market generating GDP of 32,000,000,000,000 dollars. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement, in short TTIP, is the biggest trade deal the EU has ever negotiated and

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The Canons of Journalism: Presenting the ‘Truth’ or Violating the Ethical Norms?

Providing explicit frameworks of explanation, as well tacit understandings based on associations of ideas, evoking images, shaping the natural chains of thought – these are the principal characteristics of the

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A Venezuelan Spring: Undermined By Fragmentation and Geopolitical Stakes?

Power cuts, shortages of goods, staggering inflation, corruption and crime rates ranking among the highest on the continent, have become common features in the record of Venezuela. As of recently,

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A Venezuelan Spring: Undermined by Fragmentation and Geopolitical Stakes?

By José-Manuel Heinze Power cuts, shortages of goods, staggering inflation, corruption and crime rates ranking among the highest on the continent, have become common features in the record of Venezuela.

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A Master’s Memoirs

As the weather is getting from ‘nice’ to ‘brilliant’, the exam periods are coming closer like dark clouds on the horizon and students again face the toughest period of the

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Watching Shadows: Media and Plato’s Cave

A cave, a Greek philosopher, a blazing fire and your newspaper. All are interconnected in a way. If you think you think you have a grip on the world out

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Is the ‘ASEAN Way’ finally bearing fruit?

For years, ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) was criticized and seen as stumbling block for the improvement of diplomatic relations. Today, this multilateral organization is only a few steps

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Ukraine in Turmoil: a Local View

The European headlines currently are filled with the turmoil in Ukraine. Every day there is new developments in the East of the country with the “pro-Russian separatists” taking control of

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