rule of law

April 2, 2024

Understanding the Popularity of Populism

When COVID-19 hit, there were three questions on everyone’s minds: what was it, where did it come from, and how do we stop it. European Council President Charles Michel has said that the growing trend of populism is “like a virus”.
February 23, 2024

With Navalny’s death, Putin’s Russia enters its darkest phase

On Thursday February 15, Alexei Navalny appeared via video link for a court hearing. Despite having spent three years in prison and over 300 days in solitary confinement he seemed in good spirits and elicited smiles from court officials by cracking jokes about the pay of federal judges.
May 18, 2021

We’ve Got a Serious Pan-european Constitutional Problem

Debt mutualisation across EU Member States has recently been brought to the forefront of discussion. Firstly, because of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) balance-sheet operations, through Eurozone members’ public debt purchases in financial markets or via TARGET2 balances, where the balance of payments amongst countries are recorded.