We invite thinkers, artists, writers and activists from Europe and beyond to share their thoughts and observations, to juxtapose, compare, dare, contemplate, open new perspectives and to provide food for thought on four main topics.
Certain issues still sit heavy in Europe’s stomach. Our contributors spotted among others: WWII, racism and freedom of expression. Are there ways we can aid the digestion?
Flirting with stereotypes
An emotional (and potentially violent) Balkan walks into a café where there’s an uptight German (still flirting with certain WWII ideologies). Go ahead: scratch that wound!
Labour force / humans
Europe has seen centuries of migration and mixing of cultures. Here, we take on Max Frisch's quote: “Wir Riefen Arbeitskräfte und es Kamen Menschen.” /‘We called upon the labor force and the people came.’
Next Generation Please!
The EU apparatchik is often seen as an administrative monster happily gorging on all of our hard-earned national budgets. Is it time for Brussels to get a make-over?