• How GAFA can bully banks

    How GAFA can bully banks0

    Facebook and Apple allow their users to exchange money with one another. Amazon grants loans to its sellers and is about to offer checking accounts to its younger users. Google Pay is the perfect online substitute for our analogical wallet. How long will it take before the GAFA (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple) enter the banking club officially? Should commercial banks feel threatened by the big tech companies?

  • Justice denied: Voiceless in Guantanamo

    Justice denied: Voiceless in Guantanamo4

    No charge, no trial, no conviction; only hours of torture and interrogation. The Guantanamo Bay Detention Center is a “secret” prison where kidnappings, forced disappearances and degrading prison conditions makes lives of detainees, a living hell. Prisoner rights are mostly not a popular topic of debate. But, can rights be called so if they can be dismissed so effortlessly?

  • Roma integration programmes can actually make a real difference

    Roma integration programmes can actually make a real difference1

    An integration project in a village in eastern Slovakia, Spišský Hrhov, is a success story of Roma inclusion. It sets an example for policy-making and strategic targeting of funding for both the EU and other Member States. The EU urgently has to achieve higher value for money in future integration efforts.