The COVID-19 Pandemic in a Time of Deglobalization: Challenges and Perspectives for Global Governance and International Cooperation

This text assesses global governance and international cooperation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic considering deglobalization. Issues with the functioning of global governance have highlighted flaws and gaps in the international cooperative architecture. The challenges arise from the legal nature of the WHO and its norms, multipolarity growth, institutional inertia, complexity of problems, and … Read more

An Ethics of Human Rights: Two Interrelated Misunderstandings

Within the subject of an ethics of human rights are subsumed some of the most controversial debates in current philosophical and political discourse. It is helpful to begin by analyzing the debates on the underlying questions, before examining the overall subject of an ethics of human rights. The debates surrounding an ethics of human rights … Read more

A Conversation About Equality

Equality is a topic very near to my heart. Since I believe that you have to pose the right questions to get good answers, I will explore some of the who’s, what’s, when’s, where’s, and why’s of equality, although not necessarily in that order. I sincerely hope that these questions will provide a basis for … Read more