Tag Archives: Democracy

One year ago a sacred place was attacked

All over the world people look up to what they think is a good example of how a nation can grow to such a big nation as the United Nation, where for years one is trying to build up a … Continue reading

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2021 in review #1 the most startling point

A Chines or American disease Though Corona had taken the world under its spell, the most important event for the year 2021 was not going to be this deadly disease, but a disease that should worry us even more, showing … Continue reading

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Donald Trump requesting to block investigations about the insurrection

Donald Trump filed a lawsuit requesting to block the House of Representatives select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection from accessing a tranche of White House records held by the National Archives. He did this after lawyer Dana Remus, who … Continue reading

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Strasbourg – Conference on the Future of Europe

The EU brought people from different walks of life together on behalf of the EU institutions, using methodologies that ensure that they are representative of the EU’s diversity in terms of geographic origin, gender, age, socioeconomic background and level of … Continue reading

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EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen defending the freedom rights of all European citizens

In a heated plenary debate with Polish Prime Minister and economist Mateusz Morawiecki, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Slovenian Foreign Affairs Minister Anže Logar, most MEPs condemned the contentious ruling of 7 October by the Polish Constitutional Tribunal, … Continue reading

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Fascist populism and the threat to democracy

Originally posted on Understanding Society:
What features of a political regime contribute to political loyalty and commitment on the part of its citizens? Can a fascist dictatorship inspire political loyalty and commitment from the mass of society? And what about…

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A look back on one decade of unchecked power and mixed results

To understand the current situation in Hungary, one needs to look back on what came before and examine the historical background of post-communist Hungary. The country’s shift from a Soviet satellite to a Western-oriented liberal democracy was – as elsewhere … Continue reading

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Hungarian undermining of European freedoms

In Hungary, it has become very difficult when you feel born in a wrong body. It is not only illegal to change your gender, but it has become very difficult to talk about it with others. Educators can be fined … Continue reading

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G7 and Building Back Better

A look at the 2021 G7 summit which took place under the UK presidency of the G7, the overarching theme of which is ‘Building Back Better’ from the pandemic. Continue reading

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Undermining security and democracy via the Internet

Online communication has made cross-border communication easier for terrorists and has amplified terrorist propaganda and the spread of extremism. EU countries are working together to stop terrorists from using the internet to radicalise, recruit, incite to violence and facilitate the carrying out terrorist attacks. Continue reading

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