Ágnes Heller: Orbán is a tyrant

From the time he became the prime minister of Hungary, Orban was always interested in concentrating all the power in his hands.



Poland reforms drug policy. You do legal highs? You are a criminal!

Polish Parliament had unanimously approved an amendment to the drug law. Law and Justice is contributing yet another chapter to the pointless fight against legal highs in Poland.


European Union

The European Parliament resolution urges European financial institution to respect indigenous peoples rights

Celebrate the rights of those 5 per cent who hold 80 per cent of the planet’s biodiversity. Today is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Aleksandra Antonowicz-Cyglicka


Humanitarian smugglers, fraternité, and european citizenship

The summer festival season is underway across Europe. Over the course of a few days, people come together to share …


European Union, Reporting

The Athens container archipelago

*This is the final part of a series, available to read here. Eliniko has become a symbol of the many …

Meet the Trump supporters from the Deep South: How I didn’t shoot Kim Jong-un

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?

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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