04/19/2015 - 10:00
The atrocious events happened in the peaceful afternoon of January 7th, 2015 in Paris, when radical Islamists stormed the office of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.The attacks raised many questions on exteremism, religion, values and tensions in French society, but the most heated debates were on the topic of the freedom of speech: do we have the right to make fun of everything? Do we have the right to mock or ridicule other people’s deeply rooted beliefs? Did Charlie Hebdo have the right, from a legal and moral standpoint, to go as far as they did?
Freedom of Speech is Not Absolute
Freedom of speech is not negotiable

04/15/2015 - 17:55
Mafia has always been associated with the Italian State. But which aspect do we normally consider? Indeed, the organized crime is not only a political problem, but it’s also a social one. However, is this influence in the two main aspects of our life different?
Roots run deep
Re-thinking the deal

02/21/2015 - 17:00
In response to the annexation of Crimea and the ensuing destabilization of Eastern Ukraine, the European Union resorted to economic sanctions against Russia. Are these 'restrictive measures' the best way to restore peace and stability to the region?
Cold War thinking will not bring peace to Ukraine
The Russian Conundrum

11/20/2014 - 09:00
In the midst of a hybrid war with Russia, Ukraine considers a potential NATO membership more and more attractive. Is this a possibility in the current conditions? Would Russia accept this, and is the NATO itself interested in a Ukrainian accession?
NATO Membership Will Provide a Long-term Security for Ukraine
Impossible to choose whom to play with if you are not chosen by the players

11/16/2014 - 15:04
The Bulgarian right wing party,GERB, arrived ahead of the legislative elections, organized in advance, the 5th of october 2014. But no one of the three main parties obtained the majority. So the two centre-right political forces agreed a coalition agreement in November and will form a minority government. But the question is whether or not this new government has a chance to succeed?


The new government – a positive alternative for Bulgaria
A broad and unstable ruling coalition

10/25/2014 - 20:11
Ukraine has seen the Maidan Revolution, the annexation of Crimea and now is trying to reform the corrupted system and simultaneously, win the war with Russia. In these difficult times President Poroshenko dissolved the Parliament and called elections for the 26th of October. What are the political reasons and possible consequences of elections during war?
Threat of abuse to favor short-term political goals
Elections are part of the reform process

10/01/2014 - 20:15
Finland is often considered as an ideal compared to the other European countries’ educational system. It seems really performing by being at the top of numerous international rankings. But do the Finnish have the same vision within the country? Is the system as perfect as it is often said and a model to follow?
A bad investment
Accept the challenge!

05/24/2014 - 19:20
Italians seem to agree on the fact that their political parties consider the EU elections as a simple political thermometer, rather than a crucial vote on European issues.
Domestic or European elections?
A simple political thermometer, nothing else