7 February 2012
No Longer So Powerless Premium

Protests across Central Europe suggest a disconnect between the masses and politicians, who cling to an elitist view of policy-making.  

By Martin Ehl
2 February 2012
Hit the Gas Premium

In Bulgaria’s bitter debate over shale drilling, rational argument gets lost behind the eternal battle lines of Russia versus the West.

By Boyko Vassilev
24 January 2012
The Best of Intentions

Hungary’s man in charge of Roma integration seems to care about the task at hand, but does he have the resources to make real progress?

By Martin Ehl
17 January 2012
Poland’s Quintessential Small Business, Under Threat

The ubiquitous secondhand stores are being squeezed by modern shopping malls on the one hand and “exchange markets” on the other.

By Martin Ehl
16 January 2012
The Digital Counter-Revolution

Digitization, hyped as the savior of Eastern European TV, instead is bringing us more of the same old thing.

By Marius Dragomir
11 January 2012
The Lives of Others

A child-abuse trial says more about Czechs’ worldview than they might realize.

By Katerina Safarikova



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