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EU must fight in the diplomatic and economic frontline

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky indicated yesterday that the European Union does not need to take up arms to combat the Russian threat. But the EU should be more aware that it should do more and that it should fight in … Continue reading

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EU moet de strijd aangaan in de diplomatieke en economische frontlinie

De Oekraïense president Volodymyr Zelensky heeft gisteren aangegeven dat de Europese Unie niet de wapens hoeft op te nemen om de Russische dreiging te bestrijden. Maar de EU moet er meer bewust van zijn dat zij meer zou moeten doen … Continue reading

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Hungary between the sheets of Russia and Europe

On April 3 the conservative nationalist leader, Prime Minister Viktor Orban, has a tight race for election to a fourth consecutive term. It is very well known how this racist man has been close friends with Putin and would not … Continue reading

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Crumbling European solidarity or yet another day at the office?

Originally posted on The Commissariat's Journal:
Further news coming out of the European Union as Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (acting on permission of the Polish High Courts), announced that the country’s national constitution takes precedence over European legislation.…

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Tony Judt on twentieth-century Marxism

Originally posted on Understanding Society:
Tony Judt was especially astute when it came to linking history and intellectuals. One strand of thought in his collection of essays,?Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century, is a critical engagement with several twentieth-century…

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Brexit, what we lost in the fire

Originally posted on Centre for Brexit Studies Blog:
By Ferry Biedermann, freelance journalist working both in the UK and in Europe. He has contributed to the Financial Times, CNBC, the Washington Post, Trouw newspaper in the Netherlands and many others.…

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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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Hongaarse ondermijning van Europese vrijheden

Promotie ongelijk aan over iets vertellen De verontrustende nieuwe hybride van democratie en autocratie De Europese Unie moet duidelijk op haar standpunten staan betreft de verdediging van elk individu in de Europese Gemeenschap haar vrijheden. Er moet ernstig op toegezien … Continue reading

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A strong and ambitious counter-terrorism policy is needed for the European Union

At its 561st plenary session, held on 9 and 10 June 2021, the European Economic and Social Committee welcomed and supported the strategic agenda to protect EU citizens from terrorism, as proposed in the EU Security Union Strategy, and agrees … Continue reading

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