In the United States, a President can only serve for two, 4 year terms so whatever happens in November, Barak Obama will finish his second term and his presidency will become the subject of historians. As the U.S. presidential election approaches its frenetic sprint to November, Obama has become somewhat reflective and is increasingly speaking […]
The fate of the U.S.’s 11 million illegal immigrants
The issue of immigration is taking on center stage in the ramp up to the U.S. presidential election and may become an issue which defines the western democracies in the coming years
New Horizons: How a mission to Pluto can show us the way ahead on Earth
On Tuesday, July 15th, the New Horizons spacecraft will reach its closest point to Pluto culminating a 26 year effort and offering lessons for dealing with critical challenges such as the environment and political situations at the local, regional and global level.
Happiness in Mega Cities ?
Visiting Sao Paolo, one is struck by the size and scope of the city which is the 7th most populous in the world and struggles to maintain social cohesion …
Scotland and Catalunya
Two of the differences between Scotland and Catalonia is that the Scottish vote was in fact a binding referendum and the debate was based on ideas while in Catolonia the “consulta” is not binding and the debate is much more emotional …