Schengen opened door to free movement in Europe – but what about the borders in our minds?
Much has changed since France, Germany and the Benelux member states first agreed to create a border free zone on 14 June 1985. But the the protests against discriminations and racism in Europe remind us that some barriers are still up in the people’s minds.
Belgrade: Herd democracy
The coronavirus has revealed how fragile our freedoms are and just how little it takes to lose them. Both authorities and citizens have been complicit in turning the Covid-19 quandary into a manifestation of authoritarianism and social fragmentation, writes Serbian historian Dubravka Stojanovic. Instead of herd immunity, we got herd democracy.
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