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 […]

Escape from the Balkans – VoxEurop (English)

A growing phenomenon with worrying implications: the flight of workers, skilled or otherwise, from former Yugoslavia. A look at the data and political responses. Lately there has been a growing number of alarmist articles published in the local press regarding the depopulation of former Yugoslavia. These articles often deploy long-term statistics comparing the current migratory […]

We will not save the Web by colluding with its enemies – VoxEurop (English)

Tim Berners-Lee, the World Wide Web’s inventor, has written a “contract for the Web” which aims to save the network from the abuses threatening it. But his effort is supported by the same big tech firms that are already hard at work undermining all the document’s founding principles. Tim Berners-Lee’s latest crusade to save the […]

Europe will likely miss 2030 climate goals – VoxEurop (English)

While the Commission is unveiling its Green Deal on 11 December, the European Environmental Agency’s latest report says that Europe as a while will not achieve its 2030 climate and energy targets if no urgent action is taken in the 10 coming years. The European Environmental Agency (EEA) new report published on 4 December predicts […]

Out of the hat – VoxEurop (English)

Following the 9 December summit in Paris with President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose countries have been at war since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, have agreed to exchange all respective prisoners by the end of the year, to disengage their soldiers […]