For more than two decades, the Danish People’s Party ran on an unapologetically anti-immigration, populist platform, pushing Danish politics to the right by rejecting multiculturalism and opposing the transfer of sovereignty to Brussels. Today, the DPP faces its own challenge from the right.
LA Metro, the Los Angeles rail and bus transit system, is the third most comprehensive system in the entire USA, according to a study by the University of Minnesota. Local online magazine LAist describes it as technically the “best accessible” transit system in the country, while the city's integrated bus system is “robust” and “incredibly extensive”.
Samer El Sayary, Mars City Design
The ten foot-tall oak has a crown of rugged branches. Its large lobed green leaves look healthy and the soil below is well-watered. The tree is planted inside a thick protective shell. Outside, it’s dark with temperatures falling -73 °C. Wind and cosmic rays cause small high-frequency vibrations, which are converted into electricity to help sustain the tree.
“This will be the first generation of trees to be planted on Martian soil,” says Samer El Sayary, an a...
Ουάσινγκτον, Σάββατο 19 Νοεμβρίου μεσημέρι. Βρίσκομαι έξω από το επιβλητικό κτίριο «Ρόναλντ Ρέιγκαν» στο κέντρο της Ουάσιγκτον - μερικές εκατοντάδες μέτρα από τον Λευκό Οίκο. Το κτίριο είναι πολυτελές, λευκό, έχει αυτή την ψυχρή πολιτική χροιά που αναμένει κανείς από το όνομα του. Σήμερα, λαμβάνει χώρα το συνέδριο του National Policy Institute (NPI) υπό τον τίτλο Become Who We Are 2016, με σήμα μια αρχαιοελληνική προτομή.
While Americans go to the polls on 8 November to elect a new president, the residents of Washington, DC will also vote on a slightly lesser known issue - whether their district should become a state.
A design workshop and contest will result in three to-scale habitat prototypes of Martian cities. Growing up in Jakarta’s polluted slums, Vera Mulyani loved building things. As a child, she dreamed of becoming an architect.
More than two decades later, Mulyani is a self-proclaimed “Marschitect,” and spends her time brainstorming how human life might be sustained on the red planet. After studying at École d’Architecture de Nantes in France and at New York Film Academy, in January 2015 she founded Mars City Design, a think tank of sorts aimed at developing blueprints for the first self-sustaining city on Mars.
Milo Yiannopoulos, the British-Greek journalist for Breitbart news, has become the de-facto figurehead of the emergent alternative right movement across the US.
His controversial ideas on immigration, feminism and political correctness have resonated with many - especially the young.
Athens Live attended one of his public speeches at George Washington University and interviewed Nicole Hemmer, assistant professor at the University of Virginia's Miller Center and author of the book 'Messengers of the Right'.
With famous sites like the Acropolis, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the ancient cemetery of Kerameikos, and the Arch of Hadrian, Athens is a true gem for anyone having even the faintest interest in history. For archaeologists, especially, it’s an absolute playground. In the Ancient Agora, the commercial, administrative and social centre of ancient Athens – archeology students from all over the world are working tirelessly on restoring and cataloguing ancient artefacts and other findings.
Μεταρρυθμιστής ή δημαγωγός; Μιλήσαμε με τον εμπνευστή του «Αναζητώντας τον Ανδρέα», το οποίο θα είναι έτοιμο στις αρχές του ’18. Τι άλλο να πει κανείς για τον Ανδρέα Παπανδρέου; Ο τρεις φορές πρωθυπουργός και ιδρυτής του ΠΑΣΟΚ δίχασε και καθόρισε την περίοδο της Mεταπολίτευσης, όσο κανείς άλλος Έλληνας πολιτικός.
Craig Walzer and his buddy Oliver Wise decided to open Atlantis Books on a boozy night during a trip to Santorini in 2002. The island’s volcanic cliffs, scenic whitewash architecture and stunning views over the Aegean proved irresistible for the two young American ivy league students.
Once a lacklustre, post-industrial area, Washington D.C.’s Southwest Waterfront has rediscovered its sparkle as the site of one of the city’s biggest regeneration projects in decades: The Wharf.
AthensLive reporter Vas Panagiotopoulos met up with author, journalist and political activist Owen Jones in London and discussed Donald Trump, Jeremy Corbyn, Brexit, the European Union, populism, the Greek bailout talks, Syriza and the European Left.