Should we not mix politics and sport?

“You should never mix politics and football. You should always show respect. It’s a wonderful atmosphere and a positive experience and that’s what football should be about” – said the Swiss coach after the match between Serbia and Switzerland at the 2018 football World Cup in Russia. The coach was commenting on the controversy related to […]

Gender Differences in Communication

A friend was complaining that her boyfriend would not say “I love you” even if explicitly asked to do so. The only exception, she said, was when they were in fact in the act of making love. Then, if asked, he would say the sacred words. Somebody suggested to her that she should not take too […]

Restorative justice and reconciliation agenda in Brazil

Like many other Latin American countries, Brazil had a period of military rule, having left its complicated legacy of a divided society. The country attempted to overcome the consequences of political violence by implementing the truth and reconciliation commission in 2011 – this measure took much longer to be implemented than in most other neighboring […]

Sobre la necesidad de encontrarse en persona

Estimado colega, por favor entiende este corto artículo como reflexión sobre nuestra situación social contemporánea. Pongámos el focus sobre esta situación muy compleja, que pocos de nosotros deben entender completamente y menos todavía deben saber tratarla de una forma adecuada.

About the necessity to meet in person.

Dear reader, please understand this short article as a critical reflection on our current situation, a situation that few of us may understand in full, and who are prepared to act accurately. While being on a business trip in Asia, I had the fortunate possibility to meet and to sit down with two colleagues of […]