Thomas Thwaites, the Man Who Stares At Goats

By Ana Valiente on Jan. 12, 2017

Sometimes being a human can feel quite limiting. So one day, Thomas Thwaites decided to take some time off. He left being human behind him and became the animal which embodies the motto "carpe diem" like no other: the goat.

Young people in Italy aren't stupid - they're just forgotten

By Tullio Filippone on Jan. 10, 2017

"I know people, that is good they left, this country won’t struggle without having them around," said Italian Labour Minister Giuliano Poletti of the young Italians migrating abroad, adding that those who stay "aren't all idiots." Not only has the political elite sacrificed a generation, it has made no attempt to understand them. [OPINION]

The Nigel Farage Show: Leading Brexit Conversations

By Phil W. Bayles on Jan. 10, 2017

The news that former UKIP leader and prominent Brexiteer Nigel Farage was to host his own radio show invited comparisons to Lord Haw Haw - the British broadcaster who sent out pro-German propaganda during the Second World War. But the first instalment of The Nigel Farage Show was a surprisingly calm affair. [OPINION]

2016: A year of smiles and light

By Ana Valiente on Dec. 20, 2016

2016 has been a shocking year. More than once we have woken up with heavy hearts, not quite knowing what to think, say or do. During these tough times, when words seem to fail us, why not derive inspiration from timeless gems of wisdom, to soothe the chaos.  It's not cliché, it allows us to survive.