Immersing ourselves in a doomed campaign to rescue Brussels patriotism and defend our regional champion of globalisation, is hardly a serious call to action
If our lives are like sediment rock, marked by the lines of defining circumstances, my childhood must be a prominent line
They can even encourage 'super-users' to become semi-official spokespeople, talking on their behalf. There are lots of things they can do. They just need to invest the time and energy in doing it.
Most schools have their own definition of what it means to be internationally minded. Policies have been written, curricula
It's a common complaint. We've all made it at one time or another. But are politicians really the hapless, out-of-touch blunderers
I often wonder whether the trials and tribulations of the world go hand-in-hand with a lack of wholesome knowledge and education; that negative sentiments and inhumane choices are the consequences of poor literacy and teaching.
Fears of Globalisation, according to US President Barrack Obama, and its disruptive effect caused the UK to vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump. But, does that really stack up?
Ever since the late 1970s, most of the nation states and corporate interests of the Western world have steadily pushed for deregulation towards a global open market. And as various people and groups have lost out, they have consistently met different forms of popular resistance.
When Thomas Friedman wrote his book The World Is Flat in 2005, it was heralded as a seminal work on the impact that globalisation would have on us all. The Internet was supposed to play a huge part in this and with Facebook a year old we began to believe in a very different future.
f the events of 2016 come as a surprise - it is because we are failing to communicate or take an interest in people beyond our own small bubbles. A failure that is also seen within our political parties who have not listened to the urgently felt concerns of so many people and thus neglected to provide for the huge changes that neoliberal globalisation has caused.