The domination of football

Autocrats and nationalists behind Euro 2020 Ronny Blaschke   World sporting events intrinsically emphasize national allegiance. When real-life rivalries mix …

Young and disobedient

Christian Mellon   Faced with government inaction on climate change, young people are increasingly engaging in civil disobedience. For those …

Lost in distance learning

Roberta  Cardarello Ira Vannini   Interactive education has become essential in the classroom. But didactic teaching methods seem to have …

Revenge as policy

The radicalisation of the Lukašenka regime   Volker Weichsel   With the abduction of a passenger flight, the Belarusian regime …

Salisbury, Berlin, Vrbětice

Vladimír Handl Osteuropa   The GRU has left a trail of violence across Europe. Revelations that it was behind the …

IOU planet

Eurozine Editorial Sarah Waring   Industrialized nations have heavily plundered natural resources for around 160 years. It’s now payback time. …

Shifting the wall further east

Kundera’s tragedy of ‘central Europe’ three decades later   Mykola Riabchuk In an attempt to distance themselves from the post-Soviet …

Ecology starts at school

Edouard Gaudot The meritocratic premise of modern schooling serves merely to reproduce inequalities. In order to prepare young people for …

The Europeans

Enda O’Doherty   Milan Kundera defined a European as someone who is nostalgic for Europe. But one need not share …

A genealogy of white privilege

On the politics of confession and guilt James Miller The discourse of white privilege is motivated by a genuinely anti-racist …

China’s galaxy empire

John Keane Talk of a new Cold War between the US and China emphasizes military capacity and economic prowess. Warrior …

Turkish Lives Matter

Philipp Ther Germany was quick to claim the German-Turkish vaccine developers of Pfizer/BioNTech as proof of its open society. But …

Can carnival be saved?

Quinsy Gario Carnival is a time of cultural exuberance. In the Low Countries, however, the masquerade has become a refuge …

The GULag is still alive

Olga Romanova Russia’s penal system has not been reformed since the late-Stalinist period and is essentially managed by the FSB. …