About Frank Kaufmann

Work in: * Religion and Peace * Values in knowledge and Information * Luxembourg * Ivory Coast Consult in: * Interreligious and international relations, * Writing, Editing, Publishing, * Teaching, Training, Education

UK fines Facebook maximum possible amount, and warns UK political parties against exploiting people’s data: Comment on Medium article

This judgment combines with current political winds to represent a seminal moment. A watershed The FANGs (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google) are modern versions of the robber barons who amassed world-controlling level wealth at the dawn of modernity. Bezos, Zuckerberg and … Continue reading

Ethiopia’s leader makes historic visit to Eritrea after 20-year military standoff

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethio­pian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed traveled Sunday to Eritrea, once a bitter adversary, for an unprecedented summit with its longtime leader. The rapprochement between the two neighbors could have far-reaching consequences for improving the stability of the … Continue reading

9 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July

Across the country, Americans will don red, white and blue on July 4 to celebrate the nation’s independence with barbecues, parades and fireworks. The holiday commemorates the Founding Fathers’ declaration of independence in 1776. The day has had a fascinating history … Continue reading

Mexico votes for new president, leftist rebel favored to win

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexicans vote for a new president on Sunday in an election tipped to hand power to an anti-establishment outsider who would inject a new dose of nationalism into government and could sharpen divisions with Donald Trump’s … Continue reading

Justice Kennedy to retire, Trump has chance to reshape Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said on Wednesday he plans to retire after three decades as a pivotal vote on the highest U.S. judicial body, giving President Donald Trump an opportunity to make the court more firmly … Continue reading

First lady Melania Trump makes statement on family separations as protests grow

First lady Melania Trump uncharacteristically waded into a fierce debate around immigration on Sunday, pushing for bipartisan cooperation to end the separation of migrant children from their parents at the border. “Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their … Continue reading

U.S. Steel And Aluminum Tariffs Are ‘Illegal,’ EU Trade Commissioner Says

After U.S. tariffs on imports of European steel and aluminum took effect Friday morning, the EU’s top trade commissioner called them “illegal” and a classic case of protectionism. The EU plans to make its case to the World Trade Organization. … Continue reading