Author: Carlos Severo

A reflection on the Monarchy, Monarchs and Freedom

  [Illustration by Francesco Moretti]   In contemporary democracies, royal families no longer play a decisive role in the affairs of the State. In Europe, for instance, monarchs have effectively become accessories of the State, exercising duties which a merely symbolic. Generally unburdened by any real legal responsibility for...

On Sovereignty over Western Sahara and Why It Matters

Article by Carlos Severo | Illustration by Viola Bartoli   On 10 December 2020, the President of the United States signed a proclamation recognizing Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara. Through his social media channels, he declared that “Morocco’s serious, credible, and realistic autonomy proposal is the ONLY basis for...