A European Declaration of Independence

Before taking office, Donald Trump gave interviews to European newspapers suggesting that he would endorse the breakdown of the European Union. Members of his transition team, in their first contacts with Brussels and other European capitals, even asked, in a provocative way, which other countries would be following the Brexit route. On the other side […]

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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 […]

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