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Poland's Constitutional Court to Rule on Legal Battle with the EU
Should the Polish Constitutional Tribunal decide on Thursday that interim orders of the ECJ are not in line with the Polish constitution, this would mean a substantial undermining of the functioning of the EU legal system. Some commentators even talk in this context about a further step towards a PolExit, analyses Natálie Maráková.
Remote Work: The New Normal? 4liberty.eu Review No. 14 Now Available Online
The 4liberty.eu network is pleased to present the fourteenth issue of the 4liberty.eu Review, titled “Remote Work: The New Normal?”. This time, the network's primary focus is on how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way the people in Central and Eastern Europe (and beyond) work as well as its impact on work-related spheres of our lives.
The Young Generation’s Future is Europe
"Our future is Europe - we have no other." Genscher's words are still relevant today in the light of Brexit, the refugee crisis and the corona pandemic. Many young people have recognised this, and the future of Europe is particularly close to their hearts. But to be able to pave the way to a truly European future, the EU needs a general overhaul. Julius Graack explains what the young generation hopes for from the EU.
The "Conference on the Future of Europe" (CoFoE) had been stalled on questions of leadership, structure and nature for months, until the Commission, the Parliament and the Council of the EU eventually signed a joint declaration. The new online platform, which was kicked off on Monday, raises hopes for European citizens' participation in the process, analyses EU Affairs Manager Jeanette Süß.
Clear Rules for Fair Competition
The EU Commission is taking action against unfair trade practices by Chinese companies and market-distorting foreign subsidies with a new trade strategy. For the strategy to work, liberal Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager must create clear rules. For only with an open single market can Europe make use of its economic strengths.
From Poland With Love - April
From church disputes over vaccines to one billion Tacos, this month's newsletter, by guest contributor Dr. Milosz Hodun, sure has some interesting updates about current news, events and all other things you need to know about Poland.
Mixed Fortunes Expected as Britain Gears Up for Super Thursday
An unprecedented number of seats are up for grabs in local and regional elections in the UK on Thursday. Although it will be difficult to point out clear winners and losers, it is likely that the elections will have a profound effect on the political landscape for the years to come.