310 articles
Papp Réka Kinga
Insight musn’t be a luxury

Insight musn’t be a luxury

The share economy, although originally built on the logic of mutual help, has been weaponized by monopolistic enterprises to foster precarity, gentrification and political deception. But this doesn’t...

Try like a girl

Try like a girl

Five years ago, Malala Yousafzai was listed among the most influential teenagers in the world. Her position is now contested by climate activist Greta Thunberg. Thankfully, they don’t compete with each...

No average country

No average country

Although on the rise, popular engagement with EU politics is still a poor reflection on European democracy. International coverage maintains a narrow focus, despite important and uneven developments in...

Comrades in compote

Comrades in compote

‘The Russians are in the pantry already!’ The Hungarian adage is from a 1960s classic comedy The corporal and the others in which a bunch of deserters team up to try and survive the chaotic final weeks of...

Turns out the hippies were right

Turns out the hippies were right

Central and eastern Europe is boiling right now. Not metaphorically: the asphalt is around 45°C after sunset, and at nights the temperature in urban areas doesn’t drop enough for buildings to cool down....

A legacy dispute

A legacy dispute

A clash of the titans is emerging in Eurozine, as the anniversary discourse starts to recount the cultural heritage and the political failures of 1989. Aleida Assmann heavily criticizes Stephen Holmes and...

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