31 March 2014
Obrnice’s Second Chance

A Czech village comes slowly back to life by integrating its Roma and emphasizing education.

By Lucie Kavanova
17 March 2014
'We Were Stupid'

A leading Polish intellectual who fought against the old regime says his generation focused too much on freedom with little thought to issues of social solidarity and inequality. From Gazeta Wyborcza.

By Grzegorz Sroczynski
14 March 2014
Ukrainian Oligarch With Russia Ties Arrested, Russia-EU Chill Could Benefit Baku

Plus, the Russian co-owner of Montenegro’s huge aluminum plant sues the government and Brussels shifts gears on Bosnia.

By S. Adam Cardais, Sarah Fluck, and Karlo Marinovic
7 March 2014
Pity the Poor Teacher

Yardsticks vary, but however you measure it, teachers are underpaid across the post-communist world, with grave implications for the quality of education.

By Karlo Marinovic
7 March 2014
Eastern Capitals Eye Crimea Nervously, Russia Eyes More Citizens

Plus, Kosovo towns try to cut nepotism in the schools and a Hague court hears the Serbia-Croatia genocide case.

By Barbara Frye, Piers Lawson, Sarah Fluck, Annabel Lau, and Karlo Marinovic

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