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Renewable resources, the future of Macedonia's energy sector

Renewable resources, the future of Macedonia's energy sector

Macedonia has no alternative other than to focus on renewable energy sources, experts say. Local coal reserves are nearly depleted, which makes investing in thermal power stations questionable. Yet, despite the high number of sunny days in the countr... more ...

Job advertisements in Macedonia: Discriminatory on many levels

Job advertisements in Macedonia: Discriminatory on many levels

Many of the job announcements published in Macedonia are discriminatory, most often by gender and age. Some job advertisements go so far as to require a photo of the candidate. The most discriminatory practices are used by private companies, which of... more ...

Mining: pros and cons

Mining: pros and cons

The last couple of years saw an intense public debate over the environmental health risks of mining. Environmental organizations held protests against opening new mines and the resulting mining pollution, while mining industry representatives maintai... more ...

The whirling dervish, or wisdom, kindness, love, and universal acceptance

The whirling dervish, or wisdom, kindness, love, and universal acceptance

“You enter with the right foot and exit with the left. The clock tells the time the other way around: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7… Each time you sit at the table—for breakfast, lunch, or dinner—it begins and ends with a few grains of salt. This is not mine a... more ...

Macedonia needs a professionally staffed diplomatic network

Macedonia needs a professionally staffed diplomatic network

In 2018, the year political experts believe will be historic for Macedonia’s Euro-Atlantic integration, a significant number of our diplomatic posts remain empty. These include our Permanent Mission to the EU in Brussels, as well as many Macedonian e... more ...

Two-thirds of university professors would leave the country, a study shows

Two-thirds of university professors would leave the country, a study shows

The brain drain phenomenon has increased over the past twenty years in Macedonia, which faces somewhat of an intellectual exodus. more ...

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