Not in Party Mood

In the weekend of 9 and 10 December, the European Union celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty. But European leaders and their citizens seemed not to be in the mood to party as the celebrations went largely unnoticed by the general public. As 2016 is slowly coming to an end, the EU, confronted […]

Read more

Make Aristotle Great Again – Why Sincerity and Authenticity Are Different things and Why It Matters – Lessons from the U.S. Presidential Election Campaign

Consider these two seemingly opposed but somehow related pieces of news from the last few days of the U.S. presidential election campaign. According to Politifact, a Pulitzer-award winning site dedicated to fact-checking, Hillary Clinton has said mostly truthful things in this electoral campaign, while Donald Trump has said mostly false things: in over 500 statements […]

Read more