At the beginning of July, we witnessed further rioting and looting across France. Although President Macron, with the nerve and arrogance only he is capable of, pretended to find this event surprising, everyone had been expecting it, at least since 2005 and the last large-scale riots in the suburbs.
How the uprising of Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin must be evaluated is a chapter in itself. On the day of the alleged mutiny, events rolled over so quickly that one hardly noticed who did not speak out. While Putin was on the phone with Kazakhstan and Turkey, and the Belarusian Security Council as well as Iran reacted quickly, it was noticeable that one of the Russians' partners remained silent: namely, the People's Republic of China.
Country Report: Germany, June 2023: The “Ampel”-Coalition wants the heat pump at any price - and is causing political instability
The German government is increasingly slipping the reins. For months it has been arguing about its latest project: the "heat turnaround" (“Heizungswende”). The project is modelled on the “energy turnaround” (“Energiewende”) that forced Germany to phase-out of nuclear power and scooped up "renewable energies" with the watering-can principle.
The regional and local elections of 28 May marked a change of course in Spanish politics
The whole world was stunned by the images of violence in France triggered by the death of 17-year-old Nahel Merzouk, who was shot dead by a police officer after refusing to obey his command.
For years, the German government has pursued a policy of rapprochement with Russia, despite the country’s brutal wars in Chechnya, Georgia, Syria, and Ukraine, despite the assassinations for which the Putin regime was responsible.
'Don't just criticise, create!': Interview with Wolfgang Fenske, Director of the "Library of Conservatism"
This is the twelfth instalment of our new interview series called, "Don't just criticise, create!" David Engels speaks with European artists, philosophers, priests, intellectuals, activists, and artisans who have each decided not only to lament 'the decline of the West' but also to endeavour to help reverse it. They have done this by making something new, and also perhaps something beautiful, true, and good.
Tanja Brkić: 'The woke agenda, which hides behind a »benevolent« mask, represents evil. An evil that must be destroyed'
When I look at the current situation in Slovenia in the political space, I can definitely say that cultural Marxism is not just a myth.
In my editorial of 11 June (LINK), I began telling you about the 'Progressive Circus' to explain the passivity of the French people in the face of the incredible hypocrisy of their ruling elites.
In a political and cultural context as changeable as the contemporary one, any use of rigid categories to define parties and alignments or thinkers and men of culture can be misleading.
Since 2015, immigration has become a major issue in Central Europe where, since the fall of Soviet communism, it was rather emigration that was the main social phenomenon. However, since the famous "migrant crisis" along the Balkan route, a lot has changed. And the faces you see in the streets of Warsaw, Budapest, Prague and Bratislava are changing too.