Judging by what’s on, this Friday, November 22nd 2019 is a historic day, one for the books. As of today, Twitter will not allow or accept posting of sponsored political ads. Announcement of the news at the end of October, naturally, happened on Twitter where Jack Dorsey, the CEO of the company, tweeted: “We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought.”
Whenever I hear of a new term used by the young crowd that is totally unbeknown to me, a thought always comes to mind: “Well, this was just another proof of being run over by time”. It is rather uncomfortable to entertain such thoughts; probably the only worse imaginable scenario would be to shout at the crowd “you kids are clueless, let me show you how it’s done.”
Just admit it, as soon as you lay your eyes on the title of this one, you know exactly who Greta is and what the topic of this text is going to be. Let me preempt your excitement by telling you that you are only partially right. It is true that we are talking about Greta Thunberg, a 16-year old Swede who just over a year ago has started a campaign to protect the planet Earth.
Casper Klynge is a Danish professional diplomat, with a career that encompassed some very challenging positions. He had held a function for 18 months in Afghanistan at a time when the country was recovering from the civil war and has spent two years leading crisis management missions in Kosovo. All of this, however, has not stopped this 46-year-old from claiming that the position he is currently...
You all have probably heard someone saying things such as: “Where is this world heading to?”; “There was order, back in the days…”; “What's going on with kids these days – I don't get it…” and so on.