*This article is part of a five-part series, available to read here. Over the last decade many social and community …
Undesirable, unneeded, unwelcome. The lost souls of Athens
When I ask him if he has any plans for the future, he just shrugs his shoulders: “Here? Here there …
Castelbuono, the Sicilian town where young Africans are the hope for the future
On a quiet street in the Sicilian mountain town of Castelbuono there’s a tall stone house that looks like all …
Acting for freedom of movement in Poland
Across the EU, citizens face increasing insecurity in their rights, attacks against their persons and even threats of deportation. The nature and the consequences of this insecurity and the drivers of hostility can be different, in particular between Western and Eastern Europe: it has never been so urgent to address this issue by being active across Europe and advocate for mobile citizens rights.
Poland can become a great place to start democratising Europe through enhanced social dialogue on the future of the continent, but a blanket espousal of liberal democracy will be counterproductive.
The Catalan referendum will not be legal, but we need to defend it anyway
The Catalan government is crossing legal limits by calling a referendum without the formal authorisation of the central government. But it is still more legitimate than the forces obstructing it.
Mikheil Sakashvili’s guide on how to pass the border without a passport
Mikheil Saakashvili and his supporters marched through the Polish-Ukrainian border.