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The lessons from the last 100 years of Central Europe’s history
A Europe of regions will be essential for the union’s future
At this historic juncture, leaders of the European Union should awaken to the fact that Europe’s strength has always been its common cultural heritage and its diversity. The way out of the EU’s current bind is through expanding regional cooperation and replacing centralistic, market-strangling regulations with robust, friendly competition.
Democracy by fear
To the European political establishment’s great relief, Norbert Hofer barely lost the Austrian presidential election. However, most of the people who voted for the winner, Dr. Alexander van der Bellen, were likely motivated by the campaign of fear against Mr. Hofer. The trend of “democracy by fear” in Europe reveals ...