The anti EU election?

b2ap3_thumbnail_eu-election.jpgThis week there are elections in all member states of the European Union for the new parliament. Never was a campaign so empty and dominated by blaming the EU. How come? And is the blame justified?

 

 
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Ukraine on the way to fall apart?

Donetsk regionOn Sunday, May 11 a referendum on independence was held by the separatists in the Donetsk region in Eastern Ukraine - a next step in the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine. That the referendum was held even though Russian President Vladimir Putin called for it to be suspended can also be a sign that the influence of Russia on the rebels is weakening. Is there still time for a peaceful solution?

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Free weekly #4: Freedom, bananas and Putin's CIA Wurst

Source: Instagram neymarjrIn this edition: freedom day, the Russian clamp down on freedom of expression, bananas and the stemfie.

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Bring back those girls - and ensure their education!

UNICEF educate a girlThe kidnapping of school girls in Nigeria, the shooting of Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan, the attacking of girls attending school in Afghanistan – all have the same theme: trying to keep girls away from education.

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Elections in South Africa: On the way to normality

b2ap3_thumbnail_SA-elections.jpgWith the 5th elections after the end of apartheid South Africa is on the way to the next transition: to a democracy with changing majorities.

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