De maand mei staat bij Red Pers in het teken van het feminisme. Ik wil daar als redacteur mijn steentje aan bijdragen en eerlijk gezegd vind ik dat erg moeilijk. Ik sta namelijk onbewust heel onverschillig tegenover deze problematiek in Nederland en de rest van de wereld. Dat maakt mij tot het grootste probleem voor het feminisme.

Emmanuel Macron has been elected the French President with 66 percent of the vote, soundly beating Marine Le Pen. But according to our international editor Alex Stargazer, he has a tough job ahead of him: France has a high youth unemployment, a significant trade deficit, and a major terrorist problem. What will it take for Macron to reinvigorate faith in political institutions? 

In Turkey, a referendum was held in which the President — former Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan — called for sweeping constitutional reforms. The referendum remains highly controversial. If it comes into power, it would grant him numerous unchecked powers and lead to the death of democracy. An analysis of our international editor Shambhavi Chouhan.

Uber has established itself as a corporate giant with a business valuation of hundred billion dollars, spread over 70 nations. Recently, a video surfaced of Travis Kalanick, the CEO and founder of Uber. His own driver spoke out about facing poverty as a consequent product of the rigid company policies. Kalanick sneered back: “Some people don’t like to take responsibility for their own shit.”