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Who will join the EU next?

Pictures of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signing the country’s official request to join the EU were hot topics all over Europe. So was his...
Marta Loeb
3 min read

When trust is lost…

We might never know whether it was an enormous miscalculation on Russia’s side or a deliberate act to hasten the turning-away from the post-Cold...
Leslie Zelinka
2 min read

What the Ukraine crisis could mean to Article 7…

Amidst the ever-growing tension on the borders of Ukraine, it basically went on unnoticed, at least was acknowledged without much upheaval, that, on February...
Leslie Zelinka
2 min read

The EU stands united

For the third time since the end of WWII, Russian tanks are roaring on the streets of European cities to stop or turn back...
Christopher Tapp
3 min read

In need of a Rumpelstiltskin for Ukraine

The fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm are full of wisdom. The original versions, not necessarily the syrupy-romantic, modern Disney interpretations. The very...
Christopher Tapp
5 min read

A few thoughts on research funding

A few weeks ago, China’s attempts to influence research on a Dutch university made it to the headlines, being labelled as “one of Europe’s...
Marta Loeb
4 min read

One year of Biden – how far he got?

It was only a little more than a year ago, that Lady Gaga, with a giant golden brooch on her chest, sang the Star-Spangled...
Christopher Tapp
3 min read

Macron vs The Prince

From time to time, Facebook (or Meta?) bombards its users with online quizzes, like “Who said this?”, “From which book is this quote?” and...
Marta Loeb
4 min read

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