image by Partido Popular de Cataluña, via Commons (licence CC 2.0) by Angela Munoz Aroca On Saturday 29th, Mariano Rajoy, president in functions and head of the conservative party, was invested President of Spain. The investiture ends the political gridlock Spain was suffering for the last year but, what should have been a reason to celebrate, has been interpreted by many as the victory of … Continue reading Mariano Rajoy is elected President of Spain: The story of when corruption meets power
by Arturo Mendoza If you ask me about the biggest problem of contemporary society, I would possibly answer: inequality. The latter catches a wide range of important matters such as race, religion, gender and income. Nowadays, divisive rhetoric and bigotry have nurtured intolerance and widened our misunderstanding of different cultures, preferences, and conditions. San Bernardino, Paris, Orlando, Aleppo and Mosul are just the tip of … Continue reading Social Responsibility, Pluralism and Freedom
by Wint Jan On 13th October, King Rama IX of Thailand, who served as the longest monarch in human history, passed away at the age of 88. Bhumibol Adulyadej was the great leader of his country and was loved by his people as a national father. We know this from his achievements during his life. After ascending the throne of Thailand in June of 1946, he … Continue reading Thai King’s passing away and its aftereffect on Thailand and South East Asia.
See posts from other guest contributors for The Priori here. by Professor Aleks Szczerbiak Polish politics this summer was dominated by a scandal involving irregularities in the return of Warsaw properties confiscated under communist rule. The so-called reprivatisation scandal is the most serious in the capital’s recent history and, given that the Warsaw mayor is a leading figure in the country’s main opposition party, has … Continue reading How will the Warsaw reprivatisation scandal affect Polish politics?
by Jack Layton I love climate change. More specifically, I love climate change as an idea. It is one of the greatest achievements of humankind. Not the fact that we’ve accidentally interrupted our planet’s biological and atmospheric systems, more that we were able to discover it. Climate is inherently complex, standing in for average atmospheric conditions over long periods of time. Climate change takes … Continue reading Climate Change: an inconvenient idea
by the Editor, Kestell Duxbury Welcome to October’s The Priori. We have had a busy month here at The Priori. There has been a lot of changes! I now edit more than just this magazine. I am now working on the editorial team of Alain Charles Publishing, where we edit Elite Living Africa, African Technical Review, Oil Review Middle East and Far East Agriculture, as well … Continue reading October’s Priori: The Environment and Climate Change
by Angela Muñoz Aroca Environment has become a hot topic to be present in every national politics. Consumers are becoming more environment friendly and want to know that the companies they trust behave responsibly. Not solely the civil society and environmental organisations are exerting pressure, but also governments have understood that growing without responsibility will only be the cause of long term poor living and more … Continue reading The dirty politics of a clean environment