Fortress Europe: Exporting an inhumane border regime

Despite a globalized world that seems to be growing ever smaller and increasingly interconnected, more and more borders are being constructed and fortified. What...

Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Integration: A Realistic or an Idealistic Aspiration?

The seventieth anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization marked a groundbreaking moment in the history of the security alliance. Facing criticism, questioning the...

Disunited Kingdom: Is the Union on the verge of breakup?

Recent political movements for Welsh and Scottish independence amidst Brexit turmoil could mean the end of the United Kingdom.  On May 11, 2019, thousands of...

The Future of the ECB: From “Super Mario” to “Superwoman”

Christine Lagarde, new President of the European Central Bank, has inherited low interest rates, sluggish growth and a divided Council. As of November 1, 2019,...

What’s behind the NOTRE DRAME fire.

The heart of the “grande nation” began to weep as the French witnessed the cradle of their history burning in the Notre-Dame fire in...

Ukrainian Elections 2019: The Voices of the People

By: Matthias Maxim Penkin (Guest Writer) After the collapse of the USSR in 1991, for a long time the Western world has only been interested...

Profession or Oppression? The Rekindling of the Prostitution Policy Debate

By: Sofia Hörder (Guest Writer) Prostitution is legal, liberalised and regulated in many European countries, including the Netherlands. Sweden, Norway, France and Ireland have, however,...

What’s going on with Catalonia? A Dream of Independence and a Political Nightmare

By: Gustav Pedersen (Guest Writer) On October 1, 2017, the people of Catalonia went to the polls to vote on Catalan separation from Spain. While...

A Deal with the Devil? Sweden’s Political Crisis

By: Gustav Pedersen (Guest Writer) Following the Swedish general election in September 2018, the country was thrown into a long political and governmental crisis, lasting...

Rerouting to Europe

By: Julia Hütter (Guest Writer) The western Mediterranean sea route, which begins in Morocco and leads migrants on their perilous journey to Spain, has recently...

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