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The “scarring effect” on youth employment during the pandemic

Several recessions have allowed experts to study its short and long-term effects on the labor market, especially in youth, one of the most vulnerable groups. Even though this time the source is a pandemic, studies say its effects will most likely be the same. The difficulty of finding a job due to the pandemic and […]

New year, new volunteer! Hello to Chris from Germany

Servus guys, this is Chris from Germany. I was born in Rudolstadt, a small city in the state of Thuringia, the “green heart of Germany”. 21 years later and approximately 40 kilometres further I started studying Business Administration and Economics in the beautiful city of Jena. Eventually, since the end of the year 2018 I […]

The romantic love as a life teacher

Once you love, you may also hate… What is the exact meaning of romantic love? I am more than sure that for most people romantic love means something completely different than it is. The moment I mentioned romantic love, you probably created this lovely, romantic scenery in your head. Two gorgeous people, sunset and bloody […]

Deutsche Bank, Parmigiano-Reggiano

Sometimes, reality goes beyond the dream world. First and foremost, this is worth being highlighted that 100% of the content of this article relates to a true story. In these unusual times, some institutions find ways to think not one but perhaps two meters out of the box. So once upon a time, there was […]

VOICES January 2021

It seems that 2020 was a never-ending era but it also feels like we closed our eyes in March and now it’s 2021 already. However, now it’s not the time to see the bad – only the good. “New Year, new me”, right? It’s curious how hyped people are to celebrate another lap around the […]

Travel the love and the seven seas

Ahoy mates, let me share with you a quite original story recently unveiled by the New-York Times. As the beautifully inspired Black-Eyed Peas wrote: where is the Love? Actually, the answer may well hide offshore.  So once upon a time, there was a loving couple united by their fascination for the oceans, Sam Davies and […]

Love is sharing

Every year, 40 percent of pregnancies are unwanted and 25 million unsafe abortions are performed worldwide. Also, 16 million teenagers aged 15 to 19  give birth. There are 13 different means of contraception, but there is only one, known and simply reversible, for men that also has the particularity of protecting against STDs: the condom, which also exists […]

Art as Therapy

You’ve probably already seen this scene in a movie, read it in a book, observed it in life. The scene of the guys at the back of the bar, alone, swallowing glass over beer and smoking cigarette over cigarette. He is heartbroken, he is desperate, and he hopes to be able to re-weld it with […]

Why do we like horror movies?

Sweaty hands, heart racing, stomach dancing in our belly. The adrenaline flows through our bodies. We crave symptoms that would usually let us petrified even though our entire body was screaming “RUN”. But why? Why would we want to simulate a terrifying experience, on purpose? Why would we want to make our bodies believe that […]

THE LIVELY SOUL OF RIO DE JANEIRO

Brazil is famous for its iconic carnival festival, its talented soccer players, and its favelas. Originally, favelas were illegal settlements built by former slaves that originated in Rio de Janeiro. Favelas have proliferated throughout all Brazilian major cities and form an integral part of Brazil’s landscape. Even some of the world’s biggest superstars, such as […]

The analysis of social pressure on women and women’s struggle for existence through Henrik Ibsen’s Nora in A Doll’s House and Bernard Shaw’s Liza in Pygmalion

This study examines that the social pressure on women and women’s struggle for existence through Henrik Ibsen’s Nora in A Doll’s House (1999) and Bernard Shaw’s Liza in Pygmalion (1988). The roles of men and women in society are generally related to the value system and structure of society. In traditional societies, it is known […]