Quarantine withdrawal syndrome – VoxEurop (English)

In the Spring of 2020, when I had my first (and I hope only) experience of a global quarantine, I suddenly discovered that two very different – if not opposed – people live within me. The first, who has now withdrawn into the shadows, met this pandemic and its shutting up of everyone and everything […]

We foster citizen empowerment in time of crisis – VoxEurop (English)

In this Op-ed, European Civic Tech actors reaffirm the importance of their role in protecting fundamental rights and providing citizens with the tools to remain in contact with each other, and for collaboration between citizens and decision-makers. During this time of global health crisis, governments all over the world have taken emergency measures to protect […]

The coronavirus crisis opens a new fracture in Europe – VoxEurop (English)

How has the mobility of Europeans evolved with the different measures and degrees of containment to slow the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic? Follow the changes thanks to the application developed by our partners from Civio. By 15 March, half of the people who regularly walk along the streets of European capitals had vanished. Europe […]

Sinn Féin’s day is yet to come – VoxEurop (English)

Despite its election victory, left republican party Sinn Féin is unlikely to lead the next Irish government. The British government will be breathing a sigh of relief.
 Sinn Féin has triumphed in Ireland’s election, shattering the country’s nine-decade long political consensus. The left-leaning republican party won 24.5 percent of the popular vote – more than any […]