Essay of the Month

On this page we publish selected articles which shed light on the backgrounds of current affairs and which take a stand. In order to select a specific Essay of the Month, please click on the relevant month. The text will appear underneath the drop-down menu. You may have to scroll down to view the entire text.

18.04.2015

Islam Could Become the World's Largest Religion After 2070

Decades from now, Christians and Muslims may account for two-thirds of the global population—suggesting that not all societies are becoming more secular. Emma Green Apr 2 2015[more]

Category: Essay of the Month, Islam Could Become the World's Largest Religion After 2070

08.02.2015

Barack Obama's Tax Plan for Proletarian Families

Regarding the latter, Karl Marx’s pal Friedrich Engels laid out the imperative in his 1884 book TheOrigin of the Family, Private Property & the State. Creation of the new socialist order, ... - By Allan C. Carlson[more]

Category: Essay of the Month, Barack Obama's Tax Plan for Proletarian Families

25.01.2015

Violence and Religion: The Ambivalence of the Quran

Islam literally means “submission“ to the will of Allah. Like a red thread, this submission runs through the Quran , which in its original form lies with Allah himself and in its book form is considered a direct reproduction of...[more]

Category: Essay of the Month, Violence and Religion: The Ambivalence of the Quran

01.10.2014

Families invest more than they receive: how the „money illusion“ leads to the „transfer robbery“ of parents

According to official reports, Germany lies well ahead in an international comparison when it comes to allowances for families. The German Minister for Family Affairs has announced the amount of 184 billion Euro in family support...[more]

Category: Families invest more than they receive: how the „money illusion“ leads to the „transfer robbery“ of parents