Citizens Assembly: A Disruptive Yet Beneficial Proposal

What’s the solution to this period of difficulty of democracies? On one hand we have the populist solutions, actually very similar to the old ones. On the other, institutions could embrace innovative proposals like the citizens assembly created in Ireland in 2016.  Today, a major challenge for democracies and governments is hearing the voice of […]

We Are Better Than This!

How liberal democracies guarantee individual liberties, even to those who commit a heinous crime.  Recently, an Italian police officer was stabbed to death eight times by two American tourists. The two Americans, 19-year-old Finnegan Lee Elder, and his 18-year-old friend Gabriel Christian Natale Hjorth, allegedly admitted to the stabbing of 35-year-old Carabinieri officer Mario Cerciello […]

Hypocrites, Liars, and Deceivers: The Truth Behind Companies Support for the LGBT Community

Incredible strides have been made by the LGBT community in gaining rights and respect. It is no longer socially expectable in many areas to act with homophobia or discrimination towards those with different sexual or gender-related preferences. Following in the citizens’ path, companies have learned that by openly discriminating or supporting anti-LGBT endeavors, they lose […]

How To Control Immigration: A Story From Africa

Sustainable agriculture is the best tool to defeat poverty and slow down immigration. Sustainable palm oil plantations help promote economic and social development and environmental sustainability. In the heart of Africa, more precisely in the Central African Republic, the Piedmontese priest Federico Trinchero leads a project that employs 500 young people, taking them away from armed groups, in the production […]

Developing Countries Will Pay the Bill for Our Environmentalism

The environment needs to be saved – but not at the cost of developing nations  For those who can afford to have a smart thermostat, which regulates the temperature based on outside temperatures, it is a great convenience. But it has a cost. Environmental protection and development are undoubtedly just and noble causes but they […]