Social Media Broadens Public Debate

In 2011, Egypt’s “Arab Spring“ was often referred to as the “Facebook Revolution“. Social networks like Facebook and Twitter quickly became the people’s main source of news, and as the protests started to turn bloody, activists spread warnings of dangerous areas in order to prevent casualties. President Hosni Mubarak reacted by cutting off Egypt from…

Gender quotas are discriminatory

Gender quotas are discriminatory No doubt: Getting more women into top corporate positions is an important goal. But the idea of forcing companies to fulfill quotas is the wrong way to reach that goal. Quotas are a bad idea: They don’t improve the current situation. And they are discriminatory to both, men and women. Those…