Editorials

On this International Day of Democracy, we at Katoikos and FOGGS wanted to take this opportunity to discuss the Hexalogue and its connection to global democracy. While all six components of our moral framework are important to creating a new global narrative, two stand out as being particularly relevant to the day’s festivities. In order…

Humanity is still reeling from the terrifying effects of the invisible enemy known by the code name COVID-19. The dead of this silent war are significant in numbers, and the fragility of the global economy is exposed. As some light is starting to appear at the end of the tunnel, the world after COVID-19 seems…

COVID-19, the coronavirus that made its presence felt first in China a few months ago is currently laying siege on the whole world. Country after country impose restrictions on the movement of people to reduce the probability of infection, with the number of enforced lockdowns increasing fast. The resulting reduction in demand for goods and…

The annual Edelman Trust Barometer recently launched its 2020 edition in Brussels. More than 34,000 people from “28 markets” answered the online survey of Edelman Intelligence, a self-described “global insight and analytics consultancy”.  The questions asked were meant to gauge the citizens’ trust in “the major societal institutions”, namely government, business, NGOs and media. Despite…

.…And it is not just because of climate change. Increasing unrest around the world shows a deep dissatisfaction of large numbers of citizens with unpopular decisions and corruption that the ruling classes are engaged in. It is not just a new Arab Spring, although it is expressed in the Arab world too, notably Lebanon, Iraq…

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