Intercontinental relations between Africa and Europe

Africa-Europe: Intercontinental relations in a multipolar world and the way ahead

Intercontinental relations between Africa and Europe are based on the overall frameworks of the Cotonou Agreement (ACP Countries) and the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES),...
From domination to dialogue. (Credit: Rawpixel.com/Bigstock)

The Quest for Change: From Domination to Dialogue

This paper explores the distinction between domination and dialogue. It analyses dialogical philosophy, mainly in the works of Mikhail Bakhtin and some other contemporary...
Thousands of people demonstrate in Madrid to protect public pensions; February 2017. (Credit: Adolfo Lujan/Flickr)

Pensions: Risking the twentieth century’s biggest social gain

The global financial crisis and its aftermath in the past decade have resulted in inadequate retirement coverage for many. Privatised, savings-based, or ‘funded’ pension...
The One Belt, One Road initiative: On the way to a multipolar world order. (Credit: Lyn Gateley/Flickr)

The Silk Order: A philosophical perspective

The most significant phenomenon in the world around the turn of the new millennium is arguably the rise of China. Along with its fast...
Afghan National Army soldiers take a break during an operation in Alingar District, Laghman province. (Credit: DVIDSHUB/Flickr)

A new strategy for Afghanistan

Efforts to transform overnight insecure and destitute societies into liberal democracies with free-market economies, predominant private sectors, and independent central banks have been most...
The demographic curse: Is there still a way out?

The demographic curse: Is there still a way out?

The aim of this research paper is to re-examine long-term demographic trends and the role of policy intervention. Some authors have considered a deterioration...
Mass protests against corruption in Brazil. Rio, June 2013. (Credit: Sebástian Freire/Flickr)

Vertical barbarism: The new wave

Our era is closely connected with the ‘digital revolution’ that has irreversibly extended humanity’s capacity for progress. This is especially clear when one compares...
Terrorism and counterterrorism in the EU

Terrorism and counterterrorism in the EU

This report provides an overview of the European Union’s (EU’s) counterterrorism strategy before and after the 9/11 attacks, which marked a major shift in...
post-industrial transition

Post-industrial civilisational transition: Origins, peculiarities, and prospects

Our epoch is inseparably connected with revolutionary technological, social, and political changes that herald a transition to a new post-industrial civilisation. This civilisational transition is the third...

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