The eviction of the Palestinian village Khan Al-Ahmar in the West Bank was averted last minute, after Israeli authorities decided to postpone its demolition. Yet the threat of a forceful transfer still looms over its… [Read more]
Month: November 2018
Hertie Alumni gather in London to tackle the loss of public trust
How should one strengthen public trust in institutions in an age when liberal democracy is under threat? This is what a group of Hertie alumni tried to figure out, as they gathered in London to discuss the… [Read more]
An Epoch to Remember: Humanity’s greatest legacy may be how quickly we’re killing off other species.
Nick Lloyd-Kuzik explores the alarming loss of biodiversity in ecosystems around the world and reflects his interview with Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Kolbert following her visit to the Hertie School of Governance. Dr. Selena Ward… [Read more]
Diagnosing the Problem: Why Millennials Behave the Way They Do
Millennials are often credited with dismantling a myriad of industries from housing to diamonds. Their latest victim: Primary Care Physicians. MIA student Sean Witry explores how millenial healthcare habits are rather a response to a… [Read more]
What happens in the case of sexual violence on campus?
Sexual assault continues to be a prevalent problem in Western Society as seen both on University campuses from Australia, to Europe, and the US but also on a wider more deeply ingrained cultural level. Recently,… [Read more]
Don’t take our guns! A descriptive analysis of gun support in times of gun violence
Gun control legislation has a prominent place in US political discourse, falling in and out of fashion as high-profile shootings occur. But how much do we actually know about gun sales, or interest in gun… [Read more]
It’s time to Put the Guns Down
On the heels of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting on October 27, 2018, the US faces yet another crossroad with regard to gun control policy. Incidents like these highlight the need for tighter gun control policy… [Read more]
Dear Poland, Don’t dwell on the past – look towards your future.
1st year MIA student Marek Wenz reflects on Poland’s tumultuous history, foreign policy, and the implications this has for Poland and the EU. It’s been too long since our last conversation. Everything is passing so… [Read more]
Times are tough, Beto is tougher: Can Beto O’Rourke lead the way to America’s future?
Dreaming of reclaiming Texas, Congressman Beto O’Rourke is running for office in the 2018 Texas Senate elections in hopes of overcoming the twenty year-long Democratic drought in the state. In his campaign against incumbent Republican… [Read more]