The structural evil of the German far-left

Germany remains a political barometer for Europe. Following the happenings in Berlin and the 16 German state governments can give you a good idea of where the continent will be heading. During the sovereign debt crisis, German criticism of the euro as a common currency opened the floodgates for mainstream opposition (that ultimately did not […]

The new refugee crisis will be Europe’s stress test

Turkey and Syria are headed towards war, after 30 Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack by the Syrian government in a zone previously negotiated to be safe for them. At the same time, Turkey and Russia are also in a de facto war, with Ankara going beyond what are normally considered retaliatory strikes. The […]

Brexit Fails To Start World War III

Has World War III started yet? Anyone who believed former British prime minister and European Union supporter David Cameron in 2016 would think that it had. Cameron claimed that Britain exiting the EU would lead to another global conflict that would destroy Europe as we know it. The reality is that all that has been destroyed is […]

[Reportage] Tschecheschem Premier gëtt Detournement vun EU-Gelder virgeworf

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass den 10. Januar iwwerdroe ginn. De ganze Beitrag fënnt een och hei. Dem tschechesche Premier Andrej Babiš gëtt Detournement vun EU-Gelder virgeworf. Falls schëlleg, kéint dat och Konsequenze fir seng Partei bedeiten. Am Joer 2017 huet dat tschechescht Parlament op Demande vun der Police d’Immunitéit […]

Get used to Boris

Since Theresa May’s very awkward impromptu dance at a Tory party conference last year, you could say that British Conservatives should probably refrain from pop-inspired musical numbers. That said, Queen’s “Don’t Stop Me Now” applies quite well to Boris Johnson’s general election campaign. With a 12-point lead in the polls, Johnson could be looking at an 80-seat […]

Greta Thunberg deserves mockery

At this point, there’s hardly any need to repost the video of Greta Thunberg speaking at a UN press conference earlier this week, so widely has the footage been spread on social media. Fighting back tears and with a trembling voice, the 16-year-old issued an emotional call to fight climate change that has captured people’s […]