Housing As a Right? Let's Hope It's Not a Speculative Asset
In terms of the availability of housing, over the course of just five years, we have become ten per cent poorer. Meanwhile, private investors, who treat housing as an investment asset, have become equally richer. Today, as a the national average we can buy 0.76 square metres of a flat
The Outcry Sweeping Away Perpetrators and Authorities
In Greece it took dozens of femicides, such as the murder of Eleni Topaloudi, to mourn the victims of macho masculinity, like Vangelis Giakoumakis, as well as seeing Zak Costopoulos being brutally murdered. But despite the delay, the veil of silence is finally being shredded.
Serbia Shows The EU The Way To Vaccinate
By choosing to ignore the geopolitical game-playing surrounding the vaccines and simply buying as many doses as possible of all those available, Belgrade has done an excellent job with its vaccination programme, and Serbia ranks fourth in the world in terms of the number of vaccinations per 100 people. The success is largely due to the Sputnik V (soon to be produced in Serbia as well) and Sinopharm vaccines, which, until recently, the EU had scorned, but which it may eventually find itself hurrying to request...
No Car, No Kids, No Meat? Your Asceticism Alone Won't Save the Planet
Whether you want to save the planet or don't care at all, your carbon footprint is probably the same. Fighting the climate crisis through individual choices can be compared to creating a healthcare system based on voluntary donations
What's Behind Cañada Real?
A person has frozen to death in the largest shantytown in Spain. More than 4,000 people, including 1,800 children, are freezing. The regional governor of Madrid calls them criminals and the electricity company is not providing supply. Urban planning interests surround the situation