Why Some Statues In Europe Should Be Torn Down (And Others Shouldn’t)

Imagine visiting the German city of Frankfurt and walking down Heinrich Himmler Avenue, taking a left on Reinhard Heydrich Plaza, continuing down Joseph Goebbels Boulevard, and ending up in front of a golden statue of Adolf Hitler. It would never happen—in fact, sounds like a scene out of the TV show Man in the High Castle.

Nationalism destroyed Europe in the early 20th century

The far-right in Europe is making gains both at the national and EU level. Donald Trump has made noise about reuniting with self-identified economic nationalist Steve Bannon. It’s a trend that’s not going away, even as we debate the true meaning of nationalism and its political implications. So it’s worth remembering what it did to Europe in the 20th […]

RTL report: Church houses skeleton population

This report was translated into English by RTL Radio Luxembourg, for RTL Today. The original was a Luxembourgish radio report about the UNESCO World Heritage site in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic. At an 85km distance from Prague – which translates into roughly an hour an a half’s journey by train – makes the site a […]

[Reportage] Kutná Hora: UNESCO-Weltkulturierwen an Tschechien

Dëse Reportage ass fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert ginn an ass de 29. Mee iwwerdroë ginn. De ganze Beitrag kann een hei lauschteren. Kutná Hora, op Däitsch Kuttenberg, ass eng Stad an Tschechien déi zum UNESCO-Weltkulturierwen zielt. Besonnesch bekannt ass de Sedletz-Ossarium, eng kleng Kierch an där dausende vun Doudekäpp hänken.

Η βαθιά ιστορία της φορολόγησης μπορεί να σας εκπλήξει

Δύο πράγματα στη ζωή είναι σίγουρα: Ο θάνατος και οι φόροι. Έτσι λέει το ρητό. Κι όμως, παρά το γεγονός ότι η αναγκαιότητα της φορολόγησης σε μεγάλο βαθμό δεν αμφισβητείται, η “συναίνεση” για τη χρήση της είναι ένα νέο ιστορικό φαινόμενο. Πώς έφτασε η φοροδιαφυγή, που αρχικά ήταν μια πράξη προστασίας έναντι της κρατικής κατάχρησης, […]


В опит да продадат идеята за Европейския съюз като една нововъзникаща супер-държава, подръжниците на тази теза, започват да приемат един език, който изглежда обявява прехода на ЕС от икономически съюз към федерална държава. Част от въпросната реторика е и описанието на личности като Жан Моне, Алтиро Спинели и Робер Шуман като „бащите-основатели на ЕС“.