With Yemen’s Operation Extended Arm, Israel shows how far it can attack militarily

‘Operation Extended Arm’ is what the Israeli military aptly called the surprise attack on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah on Saturday. After 320 attacks by Houthi fighters against Israel with cruise missiles, drones and ballistic missiles, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government had had enough. In broad daylight, fighter jets, including the F-35 stealth fighter, … Read more

Organizations must become more mature in the ethical evaluation of their algorithms

Aleid Wolfsen, president of the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA), recently warned about the widespread use of discriminatory algorithms in various government systems. He noted that algorithms can contribute to more efficient work processes for government organizations, but almost everywhere the Dutch DPA conducts investigations, discriminatory systems are discovered that lack adequate justification for the … Read more

Bangladesh still can’t lick its wounds

Days of protest, deployment of the army, closure of all schools, curfew and internet blackout. In Bangladesh, students and the government have been engaged in a fierce battle over a highly controversial decision. A court recently ruled that quotas will again be applied to 56 percent of government jobs. These would no longer go to … Read more

Summer in the office: how to overcome it

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Coffee, cottage cheese, cooling T-shirts and a good mattress: Hanneke takes care of everything for our Olympic athletes

When the Dutch athletes open the door to their apartment in the Olympic Village in Paris this week, they immediately feel at home. Everything has been thought of and if something is missing, we will fix it. Hanneke van den Pol, also known as the “Olympic Games boss”, explains the enormous logistical operation. “The Netherlands … Read more

White, highly educated and Protestant: these are New Wine’s visitors. ‘They crave a spiritual boost’

Lie down What unites Christians in the New Wine church renewal movement? “The desire for a spiritual revival in the churches, a strong commitment to the local church and an above-average interest in topics such as sustainability and justice,” says Bart Visser, director of New Wine Netherlands. The New Wine Summer Conference inevitably attracts a … Read more

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