The End of Sovereignty as We Knew It

Saying the European elections are usually an anticlimax overstates the degree of excitement they generate in the first place. Notoriously, …
Czech Republic

Puppies, Witches and Mentally Damaged Cameras: the Czech Approach to European Elections

All in all, the vast majority of pre-election posturing and propaganda is utterly meaningless. All that is really left for us is to sit back and enjoy the show.
Czech Republic

Why Supporting Russian Bikers Is A Bad Idea

The widespread celebrations of the anniversary of the end of the Second World War in the Czech Republic and Slovakia have once again been marred by the annual arrival of a Russian nationalist biker gang.
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Archive, Hungary

Pockets of resistance in Orbán’s Hungary

Blog by Irene Dominioni, communications officer for the Central Eastern caravan, originally published in Italian here. Follow the Transeuropa Caravans project … Irene Dominioni

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.

We believe that today democratic participation, social equality, and cultural innovation are undermined by the nation-states in Europe, and that transnational forms of collectivity must be fostered to promote these values.

A2 is a Czech progressive bi-weekly cultural magazine. It offers 32 pages about literature, film, art, theatre, music, and politics. Its online platform, A2larm, provides daily political and cultural commentaries, news, essays, and interviews. It is involved in various forms of social activism.

Pole is an independent blog that brings together various left-wing platforms and commentators in Slovakia. Pole aims at broadening public discourse and contributing to the debate on key social issues that are not covered by the mainstream media.

Kettős Mérce is a left-wing activist website devoted to Hungarian and international politics, with a special focus on issues related to equality, solidarity, social rights and disenfranchised people. It is involved in activist-based mobilization and in the support of progressive social movements.

Human Rights Institute is a non-governmental organization aimed at raising awareness and campaigning for equal access to human rights for all, with a particular focus on vulnerable and disadvantaged groups within society.

A network consisting of the European Cultural Foundation (ECF), Culture 2 Commons  – Alliance Operation City, Clubture Network, Right to the City – (Croatia), Les Tetes de l’Art (France), Krytyka Polityczna (Poland), Oberliht (Moldova), Platoniq – Goteo (Spain), and Subtopia (Sweden).