Modern Life, Modern Challenges – Part 1

Written by Talia Farghaly Image by Talia Farghaly  The Six Pillars Of Modern Life  Even though today’s society is the most developed to date (healthcare is most advanced, we can connect with people around the world and learn anything and everything online) humans are not the happiest they have ever been. Modern life brings modern challenges into our lives. The next two articles will first … Continue reading Modern Life, Modern Challenges – Part 1

“Society ensures Generation Z to feel pressure from an early age on”

Story and photo by Hedwig Kim Jansen is a social psychologist and generation expert. She is fascinated by the theme ‘generations’ and in particular, the youngest Generation Y and Z. According to Kim, the uncertain times in which Generation Z are growing up and the way they are raised, plays a big role in the stress they experience. “Generation Z knows that they have to … Continue reading “Society ensures Generation Z to feel pressure from an early age on”

Gen X vs Gen Z: Life in your 20’s

Text and images by Patricia Budusan What does life at 20 look like? Pretty different in the digital age compared to the analogue world. But what about our mindset in our 20’s? How much did a generation change in roughly 30 years? Here are the lives of two different generations during their twenties. Here are the answers of three Gen Z-ers and their parents from Gen … Continue reading Gen X vs Gen Z: Life in your 20’s

The life of those without a home

Text by Patricia Budusan Picture by De Regenboog Strolling through the once busy street from Amsterdam Centraal to the Dam Square, an unusual atmosphere fills up the air. The street longs for human curiosity and exploration; the scenery has rather changed, showing only the remains of where souls once came to wander. Few tourists are still exploring and making their way through the canals, admiring the … Continue reading The life of those without a home

“This is what uncle Ho did”

by Simon den Balvert 27 October 2020 From post-colonial struggles to the battles to reunify Vietnam, North Vietnamese artists were key in taking the messages of Ho Chi Minh to the front of the battle and to the population of both North and South Vietnam. The Vietnamese propaganda posters were cheap and very effective. Even today, when you walk around Hanoi you see small shops … Continue reading “This is what uncle Ho did”

Social distance: from zero to 1,5 meters

By Maxime Booi On 26 October 2020 Colour piece – How a virus has created a new social reality.Chairman Phillipe Tankink explains the difficulties of following the new Corona rules at his hockey club. It is a beautiful, sunny and cloudless Sunday. Players, opponents, supporters, friends and family come together for a day full of sports, fun, food and drinks. It’s Super Sunday. With people … Continue reading Social distance: from zero to 1,5 meters

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Journalist Anniek van den Brand: “The workload is as high as ever”

By Hedwig Goudsmit 18 October 2020 Anniek van den Brand (53) has been a journalist for thirty years. She started her career working at Trouw and after twenty one years she transferred to AD. Now, she has been working as chief Reportage at Het Parool for almost a year. “Sometimes it feels like my job is supposed to be for three people instead of one.” … Continue reading Journalist Anniek van den Brand: “The workload is as high as ever”

Staff war at Lufthansa – Airline enters more turbulence

Flight attendant Anna Schuchert (23) talks about the impact of Corona, resulting in employee fights splitting the staff and the new normal due to the Covid-19 measures. The airline, founded in 1953, faced a serious existential crisis due to the lockdown of the world beginning March 2020 resulting in the cancellation of more then 23.000 flights in April alone, with many employees loosing their jobs. … Continue reading Staff war at Lufthansa – Airline enters more turbulence