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Belarus: Political Olympics

Nicolas Butylin follows up on his recent article analysing democratic backsliding in Belarus to ...

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Good Reads: Podcast edition

In this special holiday edition of Good Reads, E&M editor Sarah Gerwens retires the ‘summer ...

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Belarus’ fight for democracy is crucial for Europe’s future

For nearly a year now, people in Belarus have been taking to the streets ...

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EU agriculture reform: Short-term wins and long-term losses

6th Sense Staff Writer Niklas Illenseer grew up in rural Germany, surrounded by fields ...

The rainbow-coloured Allianz Arena: Germany’s story about good and evil

Criticising Hungary for the their discriminatory law targeted at sexual minorities is more than ...

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The human cost of cheap, fast fashion: 8 years after Rana Plaza

Everything has a cost, including fast fashion. While many of Europe’s favourite retail fashion ...

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European Year of Rail: Our sustainable future?

You might have heard of it: 2021 is the European Year of Rail. E&M‘s ...

Olympic Rage

There’s a lot going on at the Olympics, which took place from 23rd of ...

Mental Health: Can the EU do better?

E&M’s Lisa O’ Leary takes a look at the mental health landscape in Europe. ...

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The enduring legacy of institutional racism

From double standards in media to knowledge and cultural appropriation – features of institutional ...

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Hungary: Hundred(s) years of frustration (Part 1)

A series of opinion pieces analysing Hungary’s political situation by understanding historical factors (part ...

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How to get naked in Germany

E&M Lisa O’ Leary reassess her relationship with nudity as a lapsed Irish Catholic living in Germany.  It’s hard being an ...

Royal Palace Amsterdam colonial legacy

The enduring legacy of institutional racism

From double standards in media to knowledge and cultural appropriation – features of institutional ...

Creative Conversation: Soundous Boualam about her project ‘Humans in the EU’

Soundous Boualam, Head of Communications at Alliance4Europe and curator of the popular multimedia storytelling and arts ...

Latest French Fashion: What NOT To Wear this Summer (#HandsOffMyHijab)

E&M‘s Lisa O’ Leary takes a satirical look at Frances most recent attempt to ...

Female financial literacy

Ever thought about your pension? E&M‘s Laura Worsch had not until recently, but found ...

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A holiday around the corner

E&M‘s Marta Montanari takes us on a holiday around the corner. Not being able ...