Like Brett Kavanaugh, the man who is seeking a position as an associate justice on the US Supreme Court, I feel like ranting and raging. Italy has driven me to this. Continue reading
Two political beasts met up in Helsinki this summer. It was time to evacuate. Sometimes you just have to take time off from everything. My partner in life and I decided to travel. Our first stop was the lake district of Central Finland. Continue reading
The EU-UK divorce is scheduled for Friday 29 March, 2019. To paraphrase The Clash: The ice-age may not be coming and London may not be drowning, but a Brexit-related meltdown is still possible. Will London be calling? Continue reading
Just between the two of us, Supreme Leader Kim, how did you and your father manage to grab it? Absolute power, I mean. It must be great. No media and crazy actors dissing you day and night. Continue reading
It’s good to have goals and dreams, to aspire to create a better life for yourself. It makes you work harder – or rather, it used to do so. In these times of instant gratification, people can’t wait for life to get better. It has to be perfect now, right now. Continue reading
Trust is said to be key to a happy life and a good job performance. We function much better in high-trust environments than in low-trust ones, if research is to be believed – which is debatable. Continue reading
I wish there was a “just for you, just on time” form of democracy. There is clearly a market for one.
Democracy is a little like saving. It’s a slow process, you experience setbacks at times, and your ultimate goal may seem unreachable all too often. Continue reading