Financial Flows, Supply Chain Politics, and Europe’s Stagflation
There is a slowdown in global growth. The economies of a once highly globalized world are drifting apart. The EMU economy is being hit particularly hard. The recession is coming and, according to projections, the EMU will soon enter stagflation, the worst of economic states.
Hungary’s Thirst for Freedom in Politics and Daily Life
European debates tend to ignore the fact that Hungarian politics—sometimes peculiar and certainly unusual to many Western observers—is not meant to curb liberties or enable oppression but, on the contrary, to further freedom and efforts to attain it.
A Problematic Pathfinding: Hungary’s Curious Case with the Rule of Law Conditionality Mechanism
The payment of EU funds allocated to Hungary in the 2021–2027 budget cycle was suspended in December 2022. The suspension, however, does not mean a loss of resources. In other words, the path is clear for Hungary: defying the political headwind, it can set a model for the EU as a whole, as to how its financial interests can be protected by means of the rule of law.
America’s Energy Policy
America went from being a net energy importer to a net energy exporter. Today, US energy sources are more diversified and abundant than ever before.
At the Baal Game: The World Cup and the Clash of Civilizations
In an era of civilizational clashes, Woke multiculturalism endeavours to create a country of many civilizations, which is to say a country not belonging to any civilization and lacking a cultural core.
Slovakia Turns Thirty
‘Slovakia has turned thirty years old. Whether the past three decades can be considered a success story remains an open question. The Slovak nation achieved the independence it had always wanted.’