Since the controversial election of Saudi Arabia as the Chair of the Human Rights Council, criticism of the UN body has sparked. An overview of the horrid situation in Saudi Arabia and its legitimacy as head of the UNHRC.
Month: December 2015
The Invisible: The Mentally Ill People of China
The unbelievable conditions of the mentally ill people of China have recently been revealed to the world. Completely ignored by the government, avoided by the population and chained as animals by their own relatives. These are the people who have ceased to exist: they are “The Invisible”.
Online Advertisement – an Outdated Business Model?
Many internet users perceive ads as a burden, and with the commercialisation of ever more spaces on the internet, there is also an increased need for countermeasures blocking the ads. The ad industry needs to look for alternative business models.
On Bridges and Fences
As Europe’s ‘refugee crisis’ has also reached its central and northern member states, Austria has been increasingly affected. The way it tries to manage the situation is quite similar to what can be observed at the European scale.
The Social Cost of Volunteer Work
Gap years after high school, backpacking and work and travel abroad have become so normal in western countries, that an entire industry can thrive on these explorers. But while young backpackers collect nice experiences and gold stars on their CVs, a large number of people is suffering deeply from this industry.