09.03.2021
The Conference on the Future of Europe: Sparking Hope for EU Democracy?

The Conference on the Future of Europe can kickstart the constitutional development of the EU if citizens are heard.

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04.01.2021
Revolution in Belarus: Surprisingly Female?

Female activists have been at the forefront of protests in Belarus, in marked contrast to the patriarchal culture that has long been entrenched in Belarusian political life.

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11.09.2020
Politics for Change: Black Lives Matter in Europe

We spoke to the Swedish MEP about democracy, representation and what the wave of protests mean for Europe.

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10.07.2020
In Silencing Its People, China Invites Disaster

World-renowned dissident cartoonist Badiucao speaks about his journey, the situation in Hong Kong, and the future of democracy globally.

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19.06.2020
Only Transnational Politics Can Break Europe’s Deadlock

Germany has shifted its position to unlock the route to an EU recovery fund. But Europe still needs a political alternative to inter-governmental deadlock.

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08.06.2020
New Momentum for Climate Politics in Croatia

Youth movements have shaken up the political landscape across Europe. But countries in eastern and southern Europe saw smaller protests in 2019. We hear why from activists in Croatia.

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07.05.2020
Political Cynicism and the Polish Presidential Elections

This May’s presidential elections in Poland have been postponed for now but dilemmas remain in a political scene where cynicism permeates voter choices and perspectives.

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06.05.2020
Populism and the Legacy of Transition in Eastern Europe

Thirty years after Eastern European states began their transition out of socialism, the outcomes of the process are still contested.

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30.04.2020
Unlimited Powers in the Time of the Pandemic

A new emergency law has granted Prime Minister Viktor Orbán unlimited power to rule by decree. What does this mean for Hungary’s path away from democracy?

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09.04.2020
Budapest Is Using Diplomacy to Fight for Democracy

What are the prospects and challenges for Budapest under green-left leadership?

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