Alcohol Labeling and Ban: Ireland in The Dark Path Of Lithuania
European Union member states are busy regulating alcohol use and limiting consumer choice even though historically, it has shown that bans and limitations on use have had the opposite effect as had been intended.
Orban Wants to Force Private Doctors to Work for the State
The past decade has taught us that the self-proclaimed national conservative government has little respect for conservative values. It has attempted to nationalize private pension funds and introduce price caps that lead to shortages. And now they’re on to healthcare.
Amb. Bonis: Sanctions are meant to cripple Russian aggression
CEA Talks host Zoltán Kész interviews the ambassador of the Netherlands to Hungary, Désirée Bonis. The topics include the two countries’ business, cultural and historical connections, and some politics. Ms Bonis talks about the NATO membership of Sweden and Finland and how she imagines the war ending. From the EU point of view, corruption is a big problem in Hungary, and populism is threatening democracy worldwide. But after all, the EU is still a unique society of liberty and freedom, which we should all be proud of.
Lauded Historian Discusses Establishment of Jewish Archives in Bosnia
Sarajevo is one of the few major European cities to have a mosque, Catholic church, Eastern Orthodox church, and synagogue all within the same neighborhood. Thus, the ‘Jerusalem of Europe,” is surely an apt moniker to describe this hybrid locale.
The Farming Reform Europe May (not) Need
Author: Zoltán Kész Agriculture is an issue which is viewed very differently depending on which European country you look at it from. Whether it is the subsidies or the methods, it seems like there is no real understanding among all the EU member states. In this edition of the CEA Talks podcast, host Zoltán Kész […]
The Children of the Revolution
Author: Zoltán Kész Not a day goes by without someone asking the legitimate question about the legacy of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution which was brutally put down by the Soviets and present-day Hungary. How is it possible that a country that suffered so much under the yoke of communist Soviet Union has become the biggest […]
Short Film Exposes Crackdown on Belarusian Journalists
Author: Jared Feldschreiber International correspondents often face harassment and even jail time within many current authoritarian regimes. This phenomenon is nothing new, but it has grown increasingly rampant and spotlighted in countries like Belarus where brave protesters have fought against the fraught election results that re-elected Aleksandr Lukashenko as its president in 2020. Two years […]
Lublin’s Sorrowful Jewish Past Afflicts It To the Present Day
The fate of Polish Jewry seemed grim following the German Nazi invasion and systematic killing of a once-thriving community that lasted hundreds of years in the country. Now, Jewish groups within cities like in Lublin are not just fostering education programs about the religion, but revitalizing it in spectacularly compelling ways. Author: Jared Feldschreiber Leading […]
Amb. Kelly: Georgia was dress rehearsal for Ukraine
Former U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Ian Kelly talks in the Central European Affairs Talk podcast about Russia’s war in Ukraine, Georgia as a prelude to the current crisis, what Vladimir Putin could count on with economic pain kicking in across the globe and whether the Russian President can be defeated in the chess game with […]
Hunyadi: Far-right Our Homeland party could grow in parliament
Photo credit: Facebook A new far-right party has started its work in the Hungarian Parliament as it passed the threshold of 5%. Podcast Its name is Mi Hazánk (Our Homeland). CEA Talks host Zoltán kész talks to Political Capital analyst Bulcsú Hunyady, who is an expert on extremism and radicalisation. They talk about what caused […]