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The Pandemic Has Changed the View of the State in Germany

There seems to be a connection between those who protested against the influx of migrants into Germany a few years ago and people protesting the governmental anti-Covid measures. Both topics seem to…

The Generation of Great Hope

“What is unique about Zuzana Čaputová is that she brings a fresh air into politics, because she has a knack for communicating values and principles authentically and to appeal to people in a way that…

The Past Is Always a Construct

“If you compare Polish textbooks with Czech Hungarian ones, I suspect that ours are no more nationalistic than theirs,” says Adam Leszczyński in an interview with Zbigniew Rokita. ZBIGNIEW ROKITA:…

What Is Missing from the EU Sustainable Development Report 2020?

The main declared objective of the EU cohesion policy since 2004 has been the reduction of social, economic and regional differences. But how successful has it been? “If you think in terms of a year,…

Larry Wolff’s Eastern Europe

Inventing Eastern Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment, Larry Wolff, Stanford University Press, 1994; Wynalezienie Europy Wschodniej. Mapa cywilizacji w dobie Oświecenia,…

The Kreisky Myth Endures Thirty Years On

Kult-Kanzler Kreisky. Mensch und Mythos, ueberreuter, Christoph Kotanko, 2021, 196p., ISBN: 9783800077465 In recent years, every time people have looked back at the ‘good old days’, their…

Casting a Spell

Time of the Magicians: Wittgenstein, Benjamin, Cassirer, Heidegger and the Decade that Reinvented Philosophy Wolfram Eilenberger, Penguin Press, 418 pp. As he crossed the border into neutral Spain…
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