What If: The European Union Fell Apart?

By Poppy Prescott Eurosceptic movements have been gaining momentum all over Europe. This culminated in Britain when the British public voted to leave the European Union last June. It leaves a problematic question for many citizens in EU member states: What if it happens here too? Dr. Anthony Zito, a professor of European Public Policy at Newcastle University sheds light on this question. With the … Continue reading What If: The European Union Fell Apart?

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

Blogazine: Europe = […]

In Europe, we are experiencing an exciting and unsettling time. European left wing parties desire solidarity and are pushing for a reformed, unified union; ‘more Europe’. At the same time, new right wing nationalist parties are developing all over Europe, wanting to put sovereignity back in to national parliaments. Whatever should happen; what are the consequences? Like always, ratio is important, but somehow it is … Continue reading Blogazine: Europe = […]

Floating houses: An adaption to climate change

Climate change is one of the biggest threaths we face globally and its effects are already destroying homes and communities. Roughly 90 percent of the largest cities are situated on the water front. With rising sea levels and extreme weather conditions increasing, a creative solution must be found soon. Can floating houses be the solution we need? Continue reading Floating houses: An adaption to climate change

(Mis)Information Blogazine

When Trump announced his plan to stop DACA on the 8 th of September 2017, ‘The Independent’ published a feature article titled “DACA: Trump ends amnesty for 800,000 young immigrants in move that could lead to mass deportations”. It’s a headline that shocks, a headline that earns clicks. Big numbers, terms. ‘The Independent’ knows how to grab a reader’s attention. And it’s not only them; … Continue reading (Mis)Information Blogazine