Croatia's Education Reform: a roller coaster

Jose Miguel Calatayud delivers the story about the battle for educational reform in Croatia from its beginning, back in 2016.


Central and Eastern Europe

Keep upright! The Cypress Park Protests in Montenegro

After three months of peaceful protests against a controversial construction project and in defense of preserving a nearly century-old cypress … Sonja Dragović



What is the Left case for open borders?

One Question is a monthly series in which the leading thinkers are asked to give a brief answer to a … Cihan Aksan, Jon Bailes


The battle for social justice will be won across borders, not within them

The phenomenon of the Gilets jaunes taking place in cities across France seems to have taken many in the commentariat …


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?

Lisbon voices for the right to the city

Neoliberalism is shaping cities as places for tourism, gentrifying and dismantling the cooperative environment of the neighborhoods. Activists in Lisbon …

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? is co-run by:

The largest Central and Eastern European liberal network of institutions and activists. It consists of the online daily, a quarterly magazine, publishing house, cultural centers and activist clubs in a dozen cities in Poland (and also in Kiev and Berlin), as well as a research centre.

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