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Ordinary diplomacy serves the state, urban diplomacy the people

CITIES: New US leaders have noted China's use of cities in its diplomacy. Is urban policy emerging as the new foreign policy?

Is Spain a terrorist state?

SPAIN: The country receives sharp criticism internationally for the police and civil guard's extensive use of torture that is never prosecuted. Regime rebels are imprisoned for trifles. European accusations and objections are ignored.

Green system change and circular economy

ESSAY: In order to safeguard our livelihoods, we should move away from a system that continually demands that we become more efficient, productive and profit-maximizing.

What happened to the children's right to privacy?

Leah Plunkett: Sharenthood

"SHARE THINGS":: Parents generously share photos and information about their children on social media without considering the long-term consequences, and without the children's consent.

The illiteracy of Pakistan

READING AND WRITING DIFFICULTIES: Pakistan needs to prioritize citizens' inadequate literacy skills and should implement a nationwide program that takes into account the country's multicultural and foreign language communities.

The culture of the future of the future and Abiy Ahmed

COMMENT: In the future, people and governments are assumed to have learned enough to be able to handle conflicts without weapons and enemy thinking. Whether we will ever get there, we do not know, but the possibility exists, and how it will be, depends on our choices.

"Of course Europe must take responsibility"

THE GREEN EUROPE: "European Green Deal" is reminiscent of the UN's first climate report 30 years ago, says Margrete Auken in the European Parliament. "When it comes to the climate, we can not wait to invent something smart. We have to act now ", she says to MODERN TIMES.