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Eurocommunism | Eurozine

In Soundings, Óscar García Agustín discusses the traces of Eurocommunism that linger on in contemporary European politics. ‘The legacy of Eurocommunism is, at the least,

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Raphael up against the wall

In his 1918 poem Radovat’sia rano (It’s Too Early to Rejoice), Vladimir Mayakovsky, the most celebrated poet of his generation in Russia, muses that if

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Fortifying Europe | Eurozine

Security is on everybody’s minds and at the top of the political agenda across Europe, but if we are to delve into this question, we

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Europe and its victims | Eurozine

When I was invited to give this ‘Speech to Europe’ on Judenplatz, there was a personal reason why I was delighted to accept. That is

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Battle for the middle ground

European elections in the Nordic countries, especially the three EU member states – Denmark, Finland and Sweden – are often viewed as an opportunity for

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Balkan realities | Eurozine

When Jean-Claude Juncker became president of the European Commission in 2014, he declared that accession negotiations would continue over the next five years, especially with

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Emergency in Slovakia | Eurozine

‘Emergencies’ have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have eroded. F. Hayek The assassination attempt against Slovak prime minister Robert

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Goetz on ageing | Eurozine

Does antisemitism have roots in Islam? In the 900th edition of Merkur, Manfred Sing looks at the historical evidence and unequivocally says no. Claims to

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Bracing for a populist surge

In all three Baltic states, the ubiquitous gloom stemming from Russia’s ongoing threat has firmed up the view of the European Union (EU) and NATO

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No longer a footnote | Eurozine

In the early days of March 2022, as Russian troops were approaching the outskirts of Kyiv, international media were focused primarily on the Ukrainian frontlines.