05/04/2018 - 11:00
Searching for a solution to the European migrant crisis seems to divide more than unify countries in this situation. Migrant quotas are the source of tension between the European Union and some countries especially those from V4 Group (Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia). The European Commission took the Czech Republic with Hungary and Poland to the European Court of Justice. The case is in progress and we can ask: is the infringement procedure of the European Commission against the Czech Republic justified?
Authors are Czech students - Barbora Kvasnickova studying in Prague and Simona Otrisalova studying in Brno.
Negation of the country’s public opinion
Fight against xenophobia

04/05/2018 - 00:00
The political upheaval following Jan Kuciak's and his fiancee's murder redrew the map of Slovak politics. Robert Fico stepped down as well as Prime Minister, along with other politicians implicated in the scandal, but his party remains in power. With new Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini manage to turn things around?
The end of an era is hopefully here
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03/27/2018 - 10:10
Momentum Movement burst onto the political scene when they started collecting signatures for a referendum on Hungary's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics in Budapest. The movement has since become a party, so it will run for seats in the parliament on the elections in April 2018. How can Momentum's policy be evaluated? What is in store for this new party?
From a movement into a new generation: Momentum's present and future
Just a Momentum, nothing more

03/22/2018 - 15:05
Since the organising of the first so-called national consultations in early 2010 that also marks the beginning of the first legislature of Fidesz- Hungarian Civic Union - citizens have been able to answer a series of questions posed by the governing party. The latter wished to facilitate its own decision making by polling the public opinion about diverse topics such as pensions, taxing, or the new Constitution of 2011, but also about sensitive questions like those about immigration, terrorism. For the last consultation, which took place in the beginning of October 2017, questions were asked about György Soros and his concept of migration. In these articles will illustrate the advantages and disadvantages of the Hungarian national consultations.
The national consultation - a new instrument of direct democracy
Is there a real public opinion behind the national consultations?

03/19/2018 - 00:00
The murder of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová sent shock waves through political circles in Slovakia. Citizens took to the streets and many public figures stepped down as a sign of their protest or as a consequence of accusations of corruption. Where will this leave Slovakia after the upheaval?
And that they say is democracy, Slovakia sighed
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03/14/2018 - 21:45
Does the Visegrád Four represent a real political power in Europe? What possibilities do Central-European countries have for cooperation? Is the potential of the V4 exploited sufficiently? Debate articles by Csaba Fodor, political analyst, and Botond Feledy foreign policy expert.
The unexploited V4 potential
The future belongs to the Visegrád Countries

03/07/2018 - 13:10
The upcoming Hungarian elections in 2018 are increasing the tension between the governing conservative Fidesz party and the opposition more and more. What arguments can urge a change of government or justify Fidesz staying in power?
Carry on, Orbán!
A last chance for the rule of law

03/01/2018 - 00:00
Intermarium was given its name because this regional cooperation was to federate the Central and Eastern-European countries between the Baltic, the Black and Adriatic Seas. Efforts have been made throughout the 20th century to build and revive this cooperation. But is this constellation still viable and above all desirable in the 21st century? Would Intermarium compete with existing regional unions or on the contrary, would its full revival largely benefit its members?
Intermarium – a chance for our region
Intermarium - heated discussions over a burned-out idea

02/24/2018 - 18:42
The Polish parliament recently passed a new bill that will change how the Supreme Court functions. What are these new changes and what will be the implications? Is the Polish legal order threatened by this new reform?
Michał Wiewióra, a Polish student, argues that things will change for the worse.
Polish judicial deform; Chapter of the Supreme Court
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