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Putin Certainly Won’t Stop

Russian national identity is based on pride in its armed forces and its ability to defeat an enemy, albeit an enemy largely invented, like the Ukrainians - says Prof. Orlando Figes in an interview with Aleksander Kaczorowski.

Schools Are Lacking Courses on Civic Competence

According to Julian Gerhart, schools are in serious need of courses on civic competence. Five years ago, he founded zmudri.sk, an educational website, along with his friends, and has since received the Aspen CE Madeleine K. Albright Leadership Award in 2023.

A Tale of Two Cities

Overreach: The Inside Story of Putin’s War Against Ukraine Owen Matthews Mudlark, 2022 448 pp By Benjamin Cunningham

We Need to Make Environmentally Conscious Choices Every Day

Minka Halasz from Hungary and Anka Sušická from the Czech Republic were among the many participants at the Aspen Future Leaders Climate Summit, which took place in March 2023 in Miami, Florida. In conversation with Robert Schuster they expressed appreciation for the opportunity to confront their ideas with other participants with different backgrounds and gain new perspectives or inspiration for their own climate action.

The New Silk Road in the Shadow of War

While the war in Ukraine has brought China and Russia closer together, deepening the asymmetry between these powers to Moscow’s disadvantage, the implications of the conflict for China’s flagship initiative, the “Belt and Road”, are far more complex.

Wake up, Europe, to what World We Are in!

Europe still has enormous soft power. It’s one of our problems - says Timothy Garton Ash in an interview with Aleksander Kaczorowski.

Data Over Good Feelings: Why Science Matters

In the new Aspen Review article, 'Data Over Good Feelings: Why Science Matters,' science journalist Pavla Hubálková deep dives into science communication to the public, offering examples of good practices and presenting research outcomes on why data and scientific knowledge are crucial for addressing many societal challenges. She emphasizes that they should be the primary arguments in our and policymakers' decision-making.
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