If you ask a French person if they are going to demonstrate - a commonplace act in any democracy - it is not uncommon for them to reply that they prefer not to take any risks, so virulent has the policing of demonstrations become.
The traffic light government consisting of Social Democrats, Greens and Liberals had wanted to push the "heat turnaround" through the German parliament by brute force.
The French press likes to give lessons on democracy, European values and the rule of law. Yet France is certainly one of the democracies where the lack of pluralism, the almost totalitarian unanimity of the media, is most worrying. French journalists are very concerned about press freedom in Poland, but in that country, 2/3 of the mass media are against the government and fire red-hot bullets at it every day.
Portugal’s political news is not free from the spectre of corruption. Of course, there have been other important news items, such as the adoption of euthanasia, mentioned at the end of this article, but the succession of corruption-related news items occupies the front page of all the newspapers.
Interview with Gonzalo de Oro, VOX councillor in Barcelona City Council and coordinator of the VOX municipal group.
The Archbishop of Cologne is one of the most important representatives of the Catholic clergy not only in Germany, but worldwide.
'Don't Just Criticise, Create!': Interview with Andreas Lombard - Member of the Executive Board of the Thomas Hoof Group
Dear Mr Lombard, most readers undoubtedly still know you as the editor-in-chief of the magazine "Cato - Magazin für neue Sachlichkeit" (Cato - Magazine for New Objectivity), which you helped to achieve a real cult status in the German media landscape between 2017 and 2021.