Tag: Massimiliano Fanni Canelles

Migration: the biggest issue of the European elections

Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, in Frankfurter Allegemeine newspaper laid out ideas for more European integration, including the creation of a joint refugee agency that would determine asylum requests on the continent’s borders. “In a changing global order, Europe must be able to act, internally and externally, to be taken seriously by the world”, said. Merkel,…

The Kurdish conundrum. The new crux in the Syrian conflict

Last month the United States announced the creation of a new security force in the territories controlled by Kurdish Syrians along the Turkish border. Erdogan -Turkey’s president- promptly responded he would annihilate the new ‘Kurdish terror army’. Syria has yet again fallen into a never ending civil war. Barin Kobane was a female Kurdish fighter,…

US, the only industrialized nation without health coverage

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The president Trump has been applying pressure to Republicans to get rid of Obamacare. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, is the largest overhaul of the US healthcare system since the 1960s. The Trump’s bill would also make cuts to Medicaid, the health-insurance program for the poor. Under the Senate Republican…

Why does Saudi Arabia boycott Qatar?

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On June 5, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Yemen cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting “terrorism”. The list of demands, relayed to Qatar can be summarised as being to “align itself with other Arabs and the Gulf, militarily, politically, socially and economically, as well as in financial matters”.…

The Arab-She Rebels

Not just hidden behind a veil, but covered up up like deep-sea divers, living hidden behind the shadows of a cloth, their freedom entangled within the fabric: this is the life of women in Saudi Arabia. The years go by, one after another. The few, very few concessions of the country’s rulers slowly follow one…

The Game of the Evil

The market of gambling, legal and illegal, is rapidly expanding and is used in the classical form and in electronic form, both of arcades, is due to the spread of online games. According to the Autonomous Administration of State Monopolies (AAMS), the legal form has registered progressive increments through the years, until you get to…