The battle is real – EU arms for…

“Cyber attacks can be more dangerous to the stability of democracies and economies than guns and tanks.” - Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, claims at his State of the Union at the European…

Eastern Europe is fading away

The World will have around 10 billion inhabitants by 2050, mostly concentrated in the current population hotspots of India, China, and Africa. Meanwhile, Eastern Europe is silently emptying. Since the end of Communism in the…

EU threats may polarise Poland

Poland faces pressure from the EU after ignoring warnings to back down on judiciary reforms, which are deemed undemocratic and a violation of the rule of law. But EU efforts to defend democratic values and show resilience may have significant divisive repercussions for Poland. The ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) in…

Whistleblowers : vital or harmful ?

Sometimes portrayed as heroes, sometimes as traitors, the whistleblowers who expose to the world wrongdoings are omnipresent in the news. The recent Luxleaks trial illustrates perfectly the ambivalence of the politicians about whistleblowers, claiming the…

Superplan to Fight the Superbug

  Source: Pixabay It is the superbug that has claimed the lives of thousands EU citizens a year and nearly a million globally. Fighting against antibiotics until there is no treatment left to cure even…

Coal nation Poland continues to power fine print…

[caption id="attachment_6111" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Photo: Wikimedia Commons[/caption] The pressure felt by the EU to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change is being used by Poland to gain concessions for their coal power plants. With…