A logic of survival for Europe

Neoliberalism and nationalism are corroding the essence of the European project. But all is not lost, and solidarity remains, in spite of all.



Poland in Transition 1989-1991: Bread

“Proszę?” “Six small rolls, one chleb, one angielka.” “6,450 złotych, please.” “Thank you.” “You are welcome. Please?” “One chleb.” “2,400 złotych. Do you have four hundred złotych?” “Dziękuję.” “You are welcome. Please?” “Two angielka…”


European Union

Why Europe needs a Citizens’ Assembly

We need to make one thing clear: national democracies are no longer working, but European democracy is not yet working … DAPHNE BÜLLESBACH


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Watch our satirical response to the #allmalepanel


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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