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EUROPE

How will we take care of our elders and ourselves when welfare state fails? Survey: Zoltán Cséfalvay, Agnieszka Jucewicz-Kwaśniewska, Jakub Klepal, Ivan Mikloš

After the Welfare State. An Attempt to Map Uncharted Territory      Martin Ehl

Rivers of Empathy: Floods, Policy, and Politics      Matteo Tacconi

Solidarity of Citizens and of States in the European Union      Magdalena Góra

Post-communist Deficits of Trust      Szabolcs Pogonyi

The Elusive Discourse of Union     Viera Knutelská

THINK THANK WATCH

Disappearing Peoples. Fertility Crisis in the Visegrad Region      Olga Urbańska

ECONOMY AND BUSINESS

Warsaw and Berlin from a French Perspective. From Economic Integration to Political Rapprochement      Philippe Rusin

 Foreign Pensioners System. Interview with Artur Frank by Pavla Francová

 Central Europe’s Road to High-tech      Tomasz Kasprowicz

INTERVIEW

Adam Michnik talks the Ukrainian question. Interview by Wojciech Przybylski

INTELLIGENT MIND

Lecture on Solidarity      Michael Sandel

Interview with Karel Schwarzenberg by Alžběta Chmelařová

Grand Illusion. Closure and New Beginnings      Gábor Németh

COMMUNITIES

Socio ’50 . Reflections on the (Re)institutionalization of Sociology      Attila Pató

Teach Your Government To Be Honest      Spasimir Domaradzki

VISEGRAD ABROAD

The Abracadabra of Democracy Promotion      Maciej Kuziemski

Future of Democracy Assistance. A debate between key actors. Survey: Ibolya Bárány, Igor Blaževič, Tomicah Tilleman, Marcin Wojciechowski, Karla Wursterová

V4 Transition Experience – An Added Value for EU Democracy Promotion?      Simon Lightfoot and Balázs Szent-Iványi

Quo vadis, Visegrad      Jiří Čistecký

Leadership of the EU? Not yet      Roderick Parkes

 The Realpolitik of Visegrad Solidarity     Mateusz Gniazdowski

BOOKS

Books as Battlefields. Politically Committed Literature in Central Europe     Marek Sečkař

My Sweet Homeland. Contemporary Political Poetry in Hungary      Tibor Bárány

Why is Viewegh’s “Klaus“ Gay?      Martin Puskely

Who Wants to be Committed to the Cause Here?    Lucie Zakopalová

Book reviews by Pavel Mandys, Jan Němec, Justyna Czechowska, Cezary Polak, András Bozóki, Miklós Vörös, Marek Lollok, Ivana Taranenková

REPORT

Youth Looking Back in Anger      Szabina Kerényi

Filling in the Niche. Populist Radical Right and the Concept of Solidarity      Dominika Kasprowicz

 URBAN

Homes Not Jails      Bálint Misetics

The Power of the Powerless – Revisited       Marcin Dyrcz and Danuta Glondys

ARTS / LOOKING BACK

The Four Musketeers Stand Alone. Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia in the European film market      Marcin Adamczak

A Hungarian in Warsaw. Interview with Szábolcs Esztényi by Michał Mendyk

OPPORTUNITIES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Just 18. Top Must Attend Conferences in CE       Anna Wójcik

ESSAY

 Today Is Already Tomorrow      Wojciech Przybylski