Wednesday, 27 January , 2021

Eastern Europe

Is fascism returning to Romania?

A new Romanian radical right party is resurrecting Romania’s interwar fascism By Roland Clark 22 December 2020 One of the big surprises of the Romanian elections in December...

EU: Compromise with East, anti-social “reforms” for the South

by Klaus Dräger The deal on the rule of law is very much kept in limbo during the last EU Council. Poland and Hungary achieved...

Soros against Merkel on Hungary and Poland

The Costs of Merkel’s Surrender to Hungarian and Polish Extortion By George Soros Dec 10, 2020 German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been laboring under enormous pressure...

Αuthoritarian shift in the EU: Poland prepares to ban the CΡ

The Polish Minister of Justice Zbigniew "Zero" Ziobro filed a motion to remove the Polish Communist Party (Komunistyczna Partia Polski) from the official party...

These seven EU countries are shaking up the EU

20 November 2020 The fronts have hardened in the dispute over the rule of law and the EU budget. Brussels is already talking about a...

On nationalism and globalization. The Bulgarian example

Prof. D-r Zahari Zahariev President of the Slavyani Foundation The twentieth century will remain in history primarily by two basic events that marked two turns in...

What EU leaders really decided on rule of law

Whether Hungary and Poland can be held to account will depend on how EU summit conclusions are interpreted. By Daniel Hegedüs Jul 21, 2020 After four...

“Pro-Russian” Trump boosts US troops in Poland

Taking the PiS… Trump Embraces Poland to Spite Germany and Russia ByFinian Cunningham June 26, 2020 President Trump laid out his rationale while hosting his Polish counterpart...

On the failed EU summit

In budget summit, EU leaders live up to low expectations Big differences remain over crisis recovery plan ahead of mid-July showdown By David M. Herszenhorn,...

The Origins of European Neoliberalism

The real source of neoliberalism in Europe is neither technocracy nor hegemony but a problem specific to the continent: intergovernmentalism By Nicholas Mulder On December 18,...