A Citizen’s Council

In the German-speaking Eastern Belgian town of Eupen, we find an example of democracy that puts citizens at the heart of decision-making. This is done

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Harvesting Heat

Under the blistering summer sun, with temperatures that often exceed 40°C, they pick fruits and vegetables to fill European supermarket shelves. But how are increasingly hot summers impacting the lives of migrant workers in Spain and Italy’s greenhouse farms?

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#17 From the borders of the union

A future on hold

Zeroing in on Cyprus is not an easy task. Too often, outsiders’ perception of the island fails to go beyond the political division of north

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Where will I vote?

I was born to a German father and American mother and have held two citizenships since birth. St. Louis, Missouri, where I grew up, has

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Family Matters

My neighbourhood toy shop was a special place. There were floor-to ceiling piles of board games, stuffed animals, and no

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