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19.09.2017
Poles Apart

Despite provoking huge protests in recent years, Poland’s right-wing government does well in the polls – how can we account for this? Where is its liberal opposition and Brussels going wrong?

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06.09.2017
Think Global, Act Local: The Role of Regional Actors in Climate Protection

One state in Germany- alongside many in the US – is showing that sub-national actors can take a lead in protecting the climate.

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05.09.2017
“Social justice for all? That’s like Harry Potter on TV on a saturday night”

We talked strategy & political reality with Robert Habeck, who led the German Greens in their strongest state result this year.

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05.09.2017
Are Some Cities Too Big To Be Saved? Hurricane Harvey and Lessons from South Texas

Recent extreme weather events in the US can teach Europe what to do – and not to do – in the event of similar events in Europe.

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04.09.2017
Germany’s Populists Win Discourses, Not Elections

Is right-wing populism really on its way out – or is it seeping into the mainstream? How can it be countered? An analysis in the wake of the upcoming elections.

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31.08.2017
The Western Balkan Route: A New Form of Forced Migration Governance in Europe?

Central European countries in 2015 allowed refugees to pass through into the EU. Why did it stop & what is the situation now?

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31.08.2017
Our Common Past: The Museum Presenting a Transnational View of European History

The House of European History in Brussels has an unusual and complex task – that of Europeanising history.

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29.08.2017
“Resistance Alone Is Not Enough” – Women’s Rights and Illiberal Democracies

Andrea Pető, a historian and professor at Hungary’s Central European University, discusses the struggles of women’s rights activists and organisations in the context of illiberal governments, arguing that identifying the mechanisms which undermine or threaten to roll back social progress helps us to better understand these forces.

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24.08.2017
A Never-Ending Accession Process? Bosnia and Herzegovina and the EU

After 17 years the country’s attempt to join the EU is still beset by hurdles. It is crucial now to make a real effort.

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23.08.2017
Trade and the Environment – Sworn Enemies?

International trade currently creates huge environmental damage and ‘ecological debt’ from certain countries to others. How can this be remedied?

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