PODCAST: The Future of Europe

By Valentina Kress Once a powerful, dominant structure, the European Union is experiencing hard times. Faced with challenges such as Brexit, the European refugee crisis, and political and authoritarian instability, many are left wondering how the EU is going to cope.  In her podcast, Valentine Kress explores this topic, investigating just how the future of the European Union may look. Continue reading PODCAST: The Future of Europe

Changing the Pizza Industry – Workplace Automation

Changing the Pizza Industry – Workplace Automation Robots and food. It seems like a golden combination. One of the biggest game changers in this field is ASEA Brown Boveri (ABB), a Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation. This corporation operates with one-hundred-and-forty-thousand employees around the globe, working every day to robotise the world little by little; including, the food industry. Due to changing trends in society, the technological … Continue reading Changing the Pizza Industry – Workplace Automation

Dicks & Dykes, Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution

Dicks & Dykes Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) is known for their recognition of the alternative. The Dutch premiere of ‘Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution’ certainly ensures that this reputation stays intact. Focusing on past anarchistic gay culture director, Yony Leyser, aims to explore how the queer and hardcore scene united to establish the ‘queercore’ movement … Continue reading Dicks & Dykes, Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution

How a new metro will change Amsterdam

By Felix Kostersitz The project “Noord-Zuid Lijn” in Amsterdam officially started in April 2003. However, the discussion had already started in the 70’s. This project is a new metro line, which connects Amsterdam Noord, through the IJ and the city centre, with the south of Netherlands capital. The opening of the new public transport project was already planned for 2012. But due to reckless mistakes … Continue reading How a new metro will change Amsterdam

An insight into a radical muslim society

An insight into a radical Muslim society Documentary review: ‘Recruiting for Jihad’ By Elisabeth Ulla Uksnøy Photo: Screenshot from “Recruting for Jihad” ‘Recruiting for Jihad’ (original title: ‘Den norske islamisten’) gives an insight into a radical islamic environment the public only have seen parts of before. By following Ubaydullah Hussain, the leader of radical islamic group The Prophet’s Ummah, we are witnessing recruiting, radicalizing and … Continue reading An insight into a radical muslim society

Film Review: Eating Animals

Review by Liora Israelsohn Pictures by Pixabay Eating Animals, based on the autobiographical novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, explores how the American farming system has changed over the past 50 years. Directed by Christopher Quinn and narrated by Natalie Portman, the film lets the people tell the story. Rather than a replica of Foer’s first person account, the film acts as a companion to the … Continue reading Film Review: Eating Animals