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Sixteen years of leadership by any party is too long. Particularly for a country half of which is still new to democracy, like Germany. (More…)

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Global warming will not be stopped. At least immediately. Olha Boiko sees signs of progress, but is sceptical that COP26 secured its 1.5°C  temperature reduction goal. (More…)

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One would think that the political crisis, the lack of government, and the third consecutive parliamentary election in a year are hard enough situations for Bulgaria. (More…)

Walking down Dean Street from Soho Square Gardens, you might not know you’re just a stone’s throw away from a satirical magazine.  (More…)

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