A Herculean success: Managing the death of coal mining in the Ruhr region

How the Ruhr region is dealing with the residues of the coal mining? Claudia Ciobanu on the future and the presence of one of the biggest industrial landscapes in Europe.

CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

Poland

The backup plan: Poles prepare for post-coal life despite government

The European Union has made efforts in the last decade to adopt ambitious climate and energy policies, but at every turn, Poland has positioned itself as the ‘bad boy’ of the bloc by repeatedly resisting agreements.

BEYOND THE NATION STATE

European Union

In Madrid with a street vendor, the police and a ‘blanket of freedom’

It is a sunny Saturday morning in October and the clock in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol shows almost half past … Jenny Tsiropoulou

Feminism

Thousands of feminists marched in Rome this weekend, calling for an end to gender based violence

Estimates suggest that over 150,000 gathered in Rome on the 25-26 November to mark the International Day for the Elimination …

#nofilter

European Union

City Plaza, the best hotel in the world

A year has passed since activists occupied a decaying hotel in Athens, accommodating 400 migrants. In the fourth part of ‘Stories from the Babel Archipelago’ Michal Pavlásek looks at this alternative model of integration.

MEET THE TRUMP SUPPORTERS FROM THE DEEP SOUTH

Chapter Three: God’s Army vs Evil Empire

Our reporter, Dawid Krawczyk, flew to the southern American state of Georgia to better understand the people who pushed Trump to the presidency. Who are these people? How do they imagine their future? Is Trump’s America the country of their dreams? And most importantly, what caused pious southerners to vote for a bombastic Northerner?

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Network 4 Debate

What are the common problems faced by Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia, what is their wider context and are there solutions for the future?

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