A Crossing of Two Hands? The European Youth and The EU Bubble

Paulina Ríos Maya and Liz Morán explore the dynamic and sometimes fraught relationship between the European youth and the EU Bubble, examining how this relationship shapes the future of the European project.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Lithuania President Re-elected As Nation Faces Russian Threat

President Nauseda won re-election, yet he has little time to celebrate as Lithuania must continue to prepare for potential Russian aggression.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Slovak Democracy At Risk, Assassination Attempt of PM

Slovak Prime Minister survived an assassination attempt, yet Slovak democracy is still on life support.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Italy Fights EU On Nutri-Score System

Giorgia Meloni opposes the EU’s Nutri-score system that is proposed to score foods in supermarkets due to the system ignoring benefits of caloric dense products such as olive oil.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Slovakia Elects Pro-Putin Left-Wing President

Slovak voters chose a pro-Russian President and risk their standing within the European Union and the West.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Greece Makes History While Leaving Italy Behind

Greece makes history as the first Orthodox Christian nation to pass legislation allowing same-sex marriage. Italy remains the sole nation in western Europe not allowing same-sex marriages.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Romania And Bulgaria Partially Join Schengen Area

Bulgaria and Romania will finally be in the Schengen Area… partially. Air and Water controls will no longer be enforced yet land controls will not yet be abolished.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Malta Needs More Workers Yet Less Population Growth

Malta is the EU’s smallest member state by land area yet the population is expected to explode. This has created challenges for the nation that the government must confront.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Polish Election Has Unintended Consequences For Hungary

While people have been focusing on the potential changes in Poland due to the election, Hungary will be impacted as well. The two member states have rebelled against the EU together for years yet Hungary may now find itself alone.