We CAN (if we really want to)

We CAN (if we really want to)

Written by: in: Thought

How is it that when we truly desire something, we will climb mountains to achieve our goal and succeed, but if we tackle things with even just a little less determination, we get the same tired old results? Let me go back to the fall of communism and its replacement with the free market model. […]

Either federation or disintegration

Either federation or disintegration

Written by: in: Politics

If the Union wants to overcome the crisis, it has to “run forward.” It means that it has to build an actual federation. Only a genius or an ignorant is able today to predict in all probability the future of Europe. Fortune telling and futurology is a field for naive people, whose predictions never come […]

Joachim Gauck in Brussels – pragmatic euro enthusiast

Joachim Gauck in Brussels – pragmatic euro enthusiast

Written by: in: Politics

‘My visit is a signal that German people unconditionally say ‘yes’ to Europe’ – said Joachim Gauck during his first visit in Brussels. While  skeptical voices towards the European Union arise in Europe,  Joachim Gauck presents himself as a staunch euro enthusiast. At the same time he emphasizes that such an attitude implies a serious […]

Biblical story solves the European crisis

Biblical story solves the European crisis

Written by: in: Politics

European politicians have been going out of their ways to find the antidote for the virus consuming the other countries of the Old Continent since the advent of the second “state” wave of the current crisis. A diagnosis does not arouse a controversy, though. The balloon of the social promises made to the citizens has […]

Europe on its last legs

Europe on its last legs

Written by: in: Economy

Europe is in crisis. Not for the  first  and not for the last time. The only reasonable solution is to integrate more. Contrary to what one could have expected,  supporters of the option of enhanced integration are anything but scant. Not so long ago, it seemed that the worst was over. More cautious commentators warned […]

Orban’s goulash less and less digestible

Orban’s goulash less and less digestible

Written by: in: Politics

A year ago Hungary was flavour of the month because of the controversial media law and nationalization of the pension system, this year authoritarian government, rushed change of the Constitution, manipulation of the central bank and breaking the civil laws are on everyone’s mouth. How do Hungarians react? They start to be impatient. Elections in […]

LYMEC: Council should revoke voting rights of Hungary

LYMEC: Council should revoke voting rights of Hungary

Written by: in: Politics

Brussels. The European Liberal Youth (LYMEC) is calling for a procedure under article 7 of the Treaty on European Union [1] against the Republic of Hungary. photo: Heather Tidrick “The current authoritarian developments in the Hungarian government are unprecedented in the history of the European Union. Revoking the voting rights of the Republic of Hungary […]

Polish citizens of Europe

Polish citizens of Europe

Written by: in: Society

Please, pay your attention to the fact that in Poland, when we talk about Europe or about the European Union, scarcely do we use the name which should be natural, the name “we”. Instead of that we use the name “they”, is it not true? It means that we feel in the European Union a […]

Economic and social crisis in Greece

Economic and social crisis in Greece

Written by: in: Economy

In spring 2010 Greece, unable to pay the debt off, turned for help to the European Union and the International Monetary Fund and received 110 billion Euros in installments spread over 3 years. A year after the negotiations in Greece – instead of reforms –came hard times, and the country is still plunged into crisis […]

The Arab Springtime of Nations: challenge for the EU and Poland

The Arab Springtime of Nations: challenge for the EU and Poland

Written by: in: Society

The Arab Springtime of Nations provoked a change in the policy of neighbourhood of the EU towards the South from the paradigm of stabilization to democracy.

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