Opinion

10 January 2019
The Fresh Spring of Ignorance Premium

Long after the fall of both the Nazi and communist regimes, today's new authoritarians have come up with creative ways to wash away inconvenient knowledge.

By Peter Gross
 
20 December 2018
A Tale of Two Metaphors: Writing the EU in Symbols Premium

What happens when you ask writers to come up with a metaphor for the EU? World-building and metaphors are their work, after all.

By Boyko Vassilev
 
14 December 2018
A Potential President? Possibly. Premium

Does the latest political move by Slovakia’s foreign minister place him more firmly in the frame for a presidential bid? Why is Miroslav Lajcak hesitating?

By Martin Ehl
 
6 December 2018
Staging Stalinism Premium

The revival of a play about Hungarian communists brings to the forefront questions that are as pressing in modern-day Hungary as they were in 20th century Europe.

By Peter Rutland
 
30 November 2018
Opening the Samizdat Time Capsule Premium

The year 2019 will mark the 30th anniversary of Central and Eastern European countries escaping the socio-political and cultural monopoly created by Marxism-Leninism, as shown by the underground publications of the era.

By Peter Gross
 

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