Barack Obama warns information bubbles endanger democracy

Barack Obama warns information bubbles endanger democracy

Former US President Barack Obama said on Thursday (May 25) he was concerned about how technology advances had made it easier for people to retreat into our own bubbles. In his first speech in Europe since leaving the White House, he also warned against taking peace and prosperity for granted. May 26, 2017
Angela Merkel: Europe must take its fate in its own hands

Angela Merkel: Europe must take its fate in its own hands

In a speech during the campaign trail for the upcoming German elections, Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that she believes Europe should look after itself and not rely on others, for example the US or UK. I can only say that we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands, Merkel said one day after the end of the G7 summit in Sicily. May 28, 2017