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What Can We Learn from the CIA Report?

What Can We Learn from the CIA Report?

Photo: Wikimedia Commons What conclusions can be drawn from the recent USA Congress report – the one that ricochets in Poland? 1. Severe naivety Our Polish politicians claim that they had not even the slightest idea that on the premises of...

 

You Can Do Something About It

You Can Do Something About It

An anti-rape campaign from the UK. Since the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence started on the 25th of November, any activity by the authorities for the prevention of any kind of violence against women is even more interesting...

 

All Troubles on Italian Front

All Troubles on Italian Front

Photo: Wikimedia Commons Italy is crying for attention. And it should get it.  The sick man of Europe – France – is all over the economic papers for almost a year now. But while the critique focused on Holland and his companions,...

 

There’s a Platzeck’s Kettle of Fish!

There’s a Platzeck’s Kettle of Fish!

Photo: Wikimedia Commons A former head of SPD, Matthias Platzeck, suggests the Western countries shall recognize the Crimea annexation by the means of backwards regulation on the level of international law. The former head of SDP and now the...

 

An Alternative for Decency

An Alternative for Decency

Photo: Wikimedia Commons In Alexander Gauland’s opinion “the concert of superpowers” which he would like to revive entails “greater respect” for the rights and interests of Russia, but, not surprisingly, it would also seal the expansion...

 

Western Opening in Hungary

Western Opening in Hungary

Hungary is on the razor’s edge. On one side, there is Europe, on the other, Russia. Hungary is on the razor’s edge hacking itself in twain. This summer the country’s prime minister, Viktor Orbán made it clear: he is commandeering...

 

Bad Business for Everybody (Except for the Lobbyists)

Bad Business for Everybody (Except for the Lobbyists)

Photo: A screenshot from the video "The EU's 2030 goals for climate and energy". “Good business for everybody” is the message of a twee animated cartoon promoting the EU’s 2030 goals for climate and energy. European politicians...

 

Juncker´s Bunch

Juncker´s Bunch

Photo: Wikimedia Commons Under the Infrographic informing about new composition of the European Commission, there were several statistical statements, which were supposed to prove that it is a strong and experienced team. Its four members are...

 

A New Round Table? A Few History-Inspired Reflections

A New Round Table? A Few History-Inspired Reflections

Photo: Wikimedia Commons The 25th anniversary of the Polish Round Table [that started the democratic transition] inspires to look back and reflect on what really happened in the spring of 1989. Perhaps this anniversary does not have to be only...

 

Backroom Politics Does Not Work Anymore

Backroom Politics Does Not Work Anymore

Photo: Wikimedia Commons At the beginning the TTIP was received positively almost everywhere, but now many issues have stirred up the negative attitudes that result in attempts to make the TTIP seem unaccountable and undemocratic. Recently,...

 
 
 
 

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