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Earth Overshoot Day 2020

The Earth Overshoot Day We define “Earth Overshoot Day” the day when humanity consumes all the natural resources available on the planet for a specific year. To be more precise, the date is the imaginary point when humanity’s demand exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. The humankind has started being “indebted” to the […]

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The influence of the Greek Orthodox Church

Orthodox Christianity is the prevailing religion in Greece. The religion and the state are formally divided, as claimed in the constitution. Nevertheless, around 90% of the Greek population identifies as an Orthodox Christian. Because of it, religion is still a fundamental pillar of the Hellenic nation. Some history With the term “Greek Orthodox Church” we […]

Prostitution in Greece

“It is fitting for me to be in love, but your time is long gone.” Corianno by Pherecrates, ancient Greek poet The legal state of the sex-related professions has been quite a controversial topic in the last decades.Some consider such a profession as an objectification of women’s body, therefore as something to ban. Others see […]

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Pride Month Going Online: A Good Recipe For Hate Speech?

It’s been half a century since the modern LGBTQ rights movement was born, so this year brings the need for a particularly special celebration. The global pandemic has decided otherwise. This pride month will definitely stay in our memories as an extraordinary one, whether for positive or negative reasons.  An Increasing Vulnerability It is indeed […]

Midnight Marauders #6: Home Edition II

As promised, we bring to you the second segment of our special home edition. With our three special guests, we discuss how our reality has shifted with this new COVID-19 pandemic. Together, we travel to Portugal and South Korea with Ana, to Mexico with Xavie and Italy with Chiara. Stay safe and enjoy our show!! […]

Midnight Marauders #5: Home Edition

We bring to you a new edition of our program: home edition. With our three special guests, we discuss how our reality has shifted with this new COVID-19 pandemic. Together, we travel to Japan with Carmen, to Brazil with Lauren and Spain with Cristina. Stay safe and enjoy our show!! Side-note: Although Japan has declared […]

Reading numbers: Understanding how a virus spreads

When accompanying the number of infected people in a given place it is easy to be shocked at how quickly the numbers rise after the apparent stability of the early phases. Understanding the laws that govern how a virus spreads is important to ensure that we control the panic but still take the actions necessary […]