Germany’s new Network Enforcement Act has been described by the UN Commission on Human Rights as a law that raises grave concern on freedom of expression and online privacy. MPP Student Subhodeep Jash weighs upon the harsh overreach of… [Read more]
Month: October 2017
Who is Czech Trump and Why We Should Be Worried
When asked to comment on the resemblance of his approach to that of Trump, Andrej Babiš replied: “I was never bankrupt.” In the aftermath of the Czech parliamentary election, MPP Student Lucia Čizmaziová weighs upon the… [Read more]
Populism: Why Does Its Definition Matter?
In 1967, U.S. historian Richard Hofstadter gave a talk entitled “Everyone Is Talking about Populism, but No One Can Define It”. Last Thursday’s panel discussion at the Hertie School of Governance on “Lessons from an… [Read more]
The End of Cooperation Games between Spain and Catalonia
The Catalan independence referendum, which the Spanish government deemed to be illegal, has sent shockwaves through Spain and the rest of the world. MPP student Hugo Cuello weighs in on the referendum’s legitimacy, the hard-handed response… [Read more]