All writers are egomaniacal, manic depressive, drug-addicted alcoholics. T.C. Boyle

Two Views of European Integration

10.06.2015

Secession or Solidarity?

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The European Union is a project designed to minimize the effects of borders between member states. This goal is threatened, however, by growing separatist pushes to create new borders. read more

The Polish Political Stage

27.05.2015

Left to Their Own Devices

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The result of the presidential election has given half the country a massive hangover. With the parliamentary elections only five months away, the tectonic plates across the Polish political stage are in motion again. read more

Checks and Balances for the Financial Industry

20.04.2015

Is There a Check to Financial Capitalism?

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A system of checks and balances is vital in a healthy democracy. Does the lack of checks in global financial capitalism threaten it? read more

Michael Cockerell on Inside the Commons

17.04.2015

Inside the Commons

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For his new documentary series “Inside the Commons”, journalist Michael Cockerell was granted unprecedented, unrestricted access to film day-to-day activity in the House of Commons. Here’s what he saw. read more

The Stasi legacy and its impact on modern surveillance

01.04.2015

Lessons from the Stasi

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Exactly 25 years ago, the notorious East German Ministry for State Security, or Stasi as it came to be known, was shut down. But it’s legacy still lingers on. read more

How Europe can prevent Islamic Radicalism

05.03.2015

Beyond the blame game

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Fighting Islamophobic prejudices will not only benefit European Muslims but first and foremost non-Muslim Europeans. read more

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