- January 26, 2016
For those who like to follow the example of Brian and his disciples and always look on the bright side of life, it can safely be said that 2016 hasn’t gotten off to the most cracking start. The year began with the mass sexual assaults at Cologne, which have now become a cause celebre...
- January 25, 2014
The world looks different from Davos. Its lofty snow-covered peaks invite reflection and contemplation, as Hans Castorp, the protagonist of Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain once found, when he went to a clinic there to recuperate from tuberculosis and found himself part of a spiritual elite serenely contemplating a European civilization that was...