How to lose friends and alienate people. Five lessons from Uber

The popular ridesharing app has been at the centre of numerous controversies in the past months. ‘Delete Uber account’ has become a more and more popular search term as the truth about the company is slowly uncovered. But what caused such a strong international backlash towards the world’s most valuable start-up?

State of the Union: A call for more solidarity

An EU27 that doesn’t focus on more equality, more opportunities and more solidarity for its citizens, is an EU that risks repeating the same mistakes again that led to a decade of austerity and a vote to leave by one of its Member States. The Commission needs to understand this if it is to play the leading role that Juncker envisions.

Whoever lives here, comes from here

With less than ten days to go before the German federal elections, the “Schulz train,” a popular meme from the beginning of the election campaign, has long since halted and the Social Democrats are now far behind the Christian Democrats in the polls.