Now you see him, now you don’t! But who is he? A dendrophile? A self-proclaimed critic of Friedrich Nietzsche? Or a regular trickster?!
One thing appears certain - from the US to the Philippines, from India to Turkey and everywhere in between, and across much of Europe, the allure of populism seems higher than ever before.
I sat down with a group of young people in Tbilisi to talk about the protest actions of the last days. As conversations unfolded, three main areas of focus and frustration came to the forefront.
Imagine that someone who broke into your house and claimed it as his in the past, is invited to sit at the head of your table and toast for your health. That is precisely how many young people felt a few days ago in Tbilisi, Georgia. Let’s go a bit back in time and see what exactly caused the protest that still goes on.
On June 20, Russian deputy Sergey Gavrilov occupied the chairman's seat at the Georgian Parliament, leading the inter-parliamentary Orhtodox assembly. Multi-thousand street protests and demands of resignation followed from Georgian citizens. Let's have a closer look at the events of the past weekend.
What links are there precisely between religion and conflict? How justified is it to declare the causes for conflict as “religious” when most religions preach kindness, peace and coexistence based on love?
The Chinese tech giant Huawei was officially blacklisted by the US on May 15 2019. Was it because of the company's breach of rules, or to deter the Chinese advance in global economy?
Roger Waters' plea of boycotting Eurovision in Tel Aviv and the mixed response it received echo the old debate: Should artists stop performing in countries engaged in political tensions or controversies? Or should art be separated from politics altogether?
Almost 11 years have passed since the Russo-Georgian war of 2008. And yet what Georgians know about it is often fragmented or superficial. Very rarely is this knowledge supported by solid facts.
Victory in Europe Day or Victory Day in the USSR? 8th of May or 9th of May? World War II or The Great Patriotic War? What exactly do we celebrate and why? Should we be celebrating at all? These are just a couple of questions arising every year in May in almost every Post-Soviet country.
It all started back in September 2016, when Zuckerberg's $200 million satellite exploded on one of Musk's rockets in a pre-launch test fire accident. The two tech tycoons now have a tested history of disagreement over the potential of artificial intelligence, with Zuckerberg being the optimist and Musk being the prophet of doom.
Yuval Noah Harari writes that there are 3 main challenges that humanity is facing at this moment: climate change, nuclear war and - last but not least - the human brain becoming prone to hacking with the advancement of Artificial Intelligence. But what exactly are we talking about when we talk about AI?
You may have heard about the all-out trade war between China and US, each trying to win the world hegemony according to its own rules of the game. It’s a pure play for power. Recently the American have been trying to get back what they claim is “theirs”. So what is the story now about Huawei?
Referred to as “Person of the year” by some and as “Satan” by others, George Soros never ceases to cause admiration and controversy, even nearing 90. What’s the man really about?
Kremlin denies the allegations and accuses Western media of spreading fake news. What are the real reasons behind the "Yellow Vest" protests in Paris?
საყოველთაო დეკლარაციისა და მრავალი სხვა საერთაშორისო საბუთის მიღების მიუხედავად, მსოფლიოში, ფაქტობრივად, არ არსებობს ქვეყანა, სადაც ადამიანის უფლებები არ ირღვევა. ამ მხრივ გამონაკლისი არც საქართველოა.
The famous Italian filmmaker has died yesterday. Between world-acclaimed artistic success and an alleged non-consensual rape scene, many are startled as to what reaction they should have. Here’s a short overview of the topic - from different angles, of course.
Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano accused Pope Francis of ignoring sexual abuse and paedophilia claims against the archbishop of Washington and of participating past cover-up. Will this turn into an earthquake in the catholic world?