BERLIN: The 70s came back in Berlin in many ways, but with the opposite sign: The fight against brutal urban redevelopment and demolition of war-ruined residential buildings has today been turned into a fight against gentrification and housing speculation.
Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt / Jean M. Twenge: The Coddling of the American Mind / iGen – Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy – and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood – and What That Means for the Rest of Us
: Students live in a bubble and should go into therapy to cope with the real world, say two authors about the condition of American universities.
: The student uprising goes from country to country, and has now also reached the University of Oslo. This does not mean that Norwegian students come forward with an imported "revolution". The Norwegian uprising originates partly in special Norwegian conditions, and partly in conditions that are common to the universities in the industrialized countries.
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