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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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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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Taking the Black Pill

Whether or not Jake Davison was motivated by what he read online, his deeds conform to a worrying pattern. Davison, 22, shot and killed five

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#17 From the borders of the union

An Mhór-Roinn, The continent

Growing up in Northern Ireland’s county Armagh, Tomaí Ó Conghaile was just one kilometre away from the border of the Republic of Ireland, where children

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#17 From the borders of the union

The Rock

In Gibraltar, the horizon is dominated by a stony mountain that rises close to the shore, as if it had sprouted from the sea. It has been nicknamed “the Rock”. The Rock has

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Life with migrants

Snow is falling over Lipa, a temporary camp for migrants, 30 kilometres away from the city of Bihać in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It snowed last night and it’s snowing again tonight.

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