Steven Hill

Steven Hill is a journalist and author of the recently published book Die Startup Illusion: Wie die Internet-Ökonomie unseren Sozialstaat ruiniert (www.Startup-Illusion.com). Find him at www.Steven-Hill.com and @StevenHIll1776

The Orwellian Danger of Facebook

Is Mark Zuckerberg really in control of Facebook? Or is he a sorcerer’s apprentice that cannot handle the invention?

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To Secede or Not to Secede: Learning from Catalonia

When is it appropriate for a region of a larger geopolitical entity to secede? And what criteria should be used to decide the legitimacy of a secession bid?

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Europe, the US or China?

Which development model today among the Big Three – Europe, the US or China – best fosters economic and environmental sustainability?

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The Future of the EU: Putting Things in Perspective

The European Way has great potential to nudge the world forward.

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The Rise of Digital Workers

As more digital freelancers find work through online labor platforms, taxing their income will become increasingly difficult.

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Future of Work and the Survival of the Welfare State

More and more people are finding work in the digital economy, but more flexibility also means increased insecurity.

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How the Berlin Government Could Rein in Airbnb and Protect Local Housing

If Airbnb knowingly facilitates criminal activity, it should itself be treated as a criminal enterprise.

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From Democracy to Leakocracy: Germany the Next Target?

From Wikileaks to Leakocracy: How hackers, including from Russia, shape elections

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ISDS: Corporations Overpowering Governments and Democracy?

Investor-state dispute settlement provisions in trade deals have backfired and undercut public confidence in global integration.

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A Better CETA: One Big Cheer for Wallonia

While the rest of Europe ducked, one region stood up for important principles of responsible globalization.

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