The uncertain future of the Aquarius

SOS Méditerranée’s and Doctors Without Borders’ Aquarius rescue boat calls on European governments to provide them with the necessary flag that allows them to be back in international waters.   Uncertainty is the keyword to…

From Hell to Happy Caravan

How Ala Eddin Janid, a former Syrian refugee, saw the severe lack of structure and educational options for children in Thermopylae, Greece. With international volunteers by his side, he decided to create a place where…

Big Problems with Small Houses

Though education levels are as high as ever, a lack of dormitory housing is affecting European students and their opportunity to study As the fall semester begins, and millions of students get ready to hit…

Can the EU give Mr. Robot legs to…

From medical equipment to meal-cooking robots. Buzzing drones and self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence and robotics are steadily charging into our daily lives. A fourth industrial revolution is underway, bringing with it a whole slew of…

Free the media

Bulgaria’s media freedom keeps getting worse. European funds are particularly directed to the government-controlled media, increasing the lack of transparency. Getting to know what is actually happening in Bulgaria is not easy work. The country is…

A fight for the (digital) ages

Europe is kick-starting its Digital Single Market project with a make-over of its copyright laws. The copyright reform aims to provide better protection and compensation for work produced by creators and publishers. But its implementation has…