07/18/2018 - 22:00
The Polish economy has been growing ever so steadily in the past decades, surpassing all states in the Central European region, as well as many other states within the EU. It may however face new challenges in a quickly transforming world economy. How should the county prepare for the next decade to come?
Poland in need of a new economic model
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05/29/2018 - 00:00
According to the Hungarian Government, the solution to European demographic problems lies in the provision of incentives for family formation, as opposed to supporting immigration. Opinions differ however on the effectiveness of Fidesz's numerous family policy measures. While, according to some, they do not provide a realistic solution to all challenges, others deem them the cornerstones of a harmonious society.
Family and Migration in Fidesz's Policy
Families: Investment in the Future

05/16/2018 - 00:00
The recent Independence March on November 11, 2017, on Poland’s National Independence Day, generated much controversy in the international media.
But how did Polish people themselves see the events taking place in their own country?
The Independence March is a Powerful Symbol of Polish Freedom
Perception is reality. The narrative on the Independence March in Poland

05/15/2018 - 00:00
Multi-speed Europe refers to the concept that different member states of the European Union integrate at different levels and pace. The older members that are in the eurozone and the Schengen area represent the "core" while newcomers are on the "periphery". Would it be to Slovakia's benefit to seek a close cooperation with the EU core?
The EU's core as the only way forward for Slovakia
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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

05/02/2018 - 00:00
The Czech Republic has recently undergone profound changes, namely with the rise of Euroscepticism. Is it simply a phase of conjuncture or the manifestation of a profound change in mentality? Here is the perspective on the situation of two Czech students – Simon Trantina, studying in Prague, and Alexandra Simaiova, studying in France.
European Union and Czech Republic: an imminent divorce
The Czech Republic and the European Union: a lasting friendship

04/25/2018 - 00:00
The euro was introduced in the Slovak Republic on the 1st of January 2009. The transition to the new currency was successful back then but how do Slovak citizens judge the performance of the common currency almost a decade later?
The adoption of the euro, a good decision for the Slovak Republic
The euro will push Slovakia into a financial crisis

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