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“Why do wealthy politicians build walls, fences and gates around their homes?”

Well, that’s a good question. Donald Trump answer doesn’t satisfy, though. They do that because they have lost contact to their subjects, not because they love those inside the wall. It’s a sign of lacking democracy or frank dictatorship. Walls … Continue reading

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Ahmadinejad, Trump

A few days after then Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had made what was widely regarded anti-Semitic rants at the UN General Assembly in September 2008, he met, still in New York, with ultra-orthodox Jews. This is remarkable only on first … Continue reading

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Janteloven

Having long been impressed by great and world-renowned Scandinavian professionals, I have only lately met a number of Scandinavians as colleagues in my academic career. When having lived and worked in the Middle East several of these exemplars did not … Continue reading

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