The end of freedom of speech in Poland? The Lex TVN case

In August 2021, the party currently governing Poland, the Law and Justice Party (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PiS), introduced an amendment to the Polish Broadcasting Act. The amendment keeps companies outside the European Economic Area (EEA) from owning more than 49% of the stakes in Polish radio and television stations. The law, now informally called ‘Lex TVN,’ is believed to be […]

Almost friends: will Biden make USA and Europe close anew?

Biden’s victory in the American elections will surely bring a series of changes. A wind of renewal is ready to blow not only on US domestic policy but also on foreign one.Trump’s isolationist policy created several tensions, in particular, between the USA and its traditional allies. And among these are undoubtedly the European countries, with […]

Democrat Joe Biden

Make America open again: what changes will Biden’s victory bring?

The recent American elections determined Democrat Joe Biden’s victory and the end of the Trump presidency. This result could lead to a series of changes in both domestic and foreign policy. After the four years of Trump’s government, characterized by excessive tones and poisoned debates, the newly elected President wants to present himself as a […]

Seven months later, I’m still a Europeanist

The time for goodbyes has come. Seven months with my column has passed, as well as the days of my European Solidarity Corps. In October, when I arrived in Greece, the question was always the same: Why do you want to write about Europe? Here, in the country that has probably seen the fiercest sides […]

Being a woman in Europe

“We should not be shy about where we are or ambitious about where we want to go.” Ursula von der Leyen Where do we stand with gender equality in Europe? After 8 March, a reflection on this issue might be interesting. Indeed, the new European Commission has recently published a five-year strategy that could provide […]

One year in Europe

What happened in the European Union, what has changed and what we will remember forever. 2019 in brief. — A greener Europe: the Thunberg’s effect In April European Parliament invited the young environmental activist Greta Thunberg. Even though she could not speak in plenary, the Environment Committee was overwhelmed by her speech. “Our house is […]

The forgotten memory

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” – George Orwell November 9th, Thessaloniki. For the first time in twenty-five years, I am far from home on this day. Italy is my home. It’s the country I love and to which I belong. November 9th, International Day Against Fascism and […]