Duel Amical RSS - en Duel Amical RSS - en http://link.link Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:11:00 +0100 Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:11:00 +0100 Transnational lists: a democratic reform or a new top-down initiative? http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/272 http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/272 Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:11:00 +0100 Although in early February 2018, the European Parliament rejected the idea of a transnational list, the Pan-European idea itself entails a number of questions and differing opinions. Szilágyi Eszter Soewarni V4: Real European power or a Hungarian political mirage? http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/269 http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/269 Wed, 14 Mar 2018 21:45:00 +0100 Does the Visegrád Four represent a real political power in Europe? What possibilities do Central-European countries have for cooperation? Is the potential of the V4 exploited sufficiently? Debate articles by Csaba Fodor, political analyst, and Botond Feledy foreign policy expert. Szilágyi Eszter Soewarni Does Hungary need a change of government? http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/267 http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/267 Wed, 07 Mar 2018 13:10:00 +0100 The upcoming Hungarian elections in 2018 are increasing the tension between the governing conservative Fidesz party and the opposition more and more. What arguments can urge a change of government or justify Fidesz staying in power? Szilágyi Eszter Soewarni Intermarium cooperation http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/274 http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/274 Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Intermarium was given its name because this regional cooperation was to federate the Central and Eastern-European countries between the Baltic, the Black and Adriatic Seas. Efforts have been made throughout the 20th century to build and revive this cooperation. But is this constellation still viable and above all desirable in the 21st century? Would Intermarium compete with existing regional unions or on the contrary, would its full revival largely benefit its members? superadmin superadmin Should Hungary introduce the euro? http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/268 http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/268 Tue, 27 Feb 2018 21:30:00 +0100 Besides ideological debates, Hungary also has to give an answer to a practical question concerning its European integration. Should we say goodbye to the forint and introduce the euro in our country? Szilágyi Eszter Soewarni The new Act on the Supreme Court in Poland http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/273 http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/273 Sat, 24 Feb 2018 18:42:00 +0100 The Polish parliament recently passed a new bill that will change how the Supreme Court functions. What are these new changes and what will be the implications? Is the Polish legal order threatened by this new reform? Michał Wiewióra, a Polish student, argues that things will change for the worse. Marie Hubert Has the Hungarian healthcare system gotten any better? http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/263 http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/263 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:10:00 +0100 Healthcare is an evergreen topic of Hungarian politics. How have hospital conditions and circumstances for doctors and patients changed under the Orbán-government? The following pro and con arguments guarantee to give you the whole picture of the situation. Szilágyi Eszter Soewarni Should the Czech Republic join the Eurozone? http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/271 http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/271 Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:40:00 +0100 "Adopt or not to adopt the Euro, that is the question". This topic is frequently discussed in the Czech Republic, even more now, after recent legislative and presidential elections, where every candidate or party platform took position on its potential adoption. What would be the benefits and disadvantages of joining the Eurozone for the Czech Republic? Read the analysis of expert Mojmir Hampl - Vice-governor of the Czech National Bank (CNB), and Martin Blaha - International Relations and Political Science student. Alexandra Simaiova Religion and free speech http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/270 http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/270 Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:18:00 +0100 Modern democracies often tread on a delicate line when it comes to the relation between freedom of speech and religious beliefs. In theory, democracies ensure both the freedom of speech and religious freedom of their citizens. But where does one person's right end to freely criticize a religious belief ? And where does another person's right begin for their beliefs to be respected? Szilágyi Eszter Soewarni Does the presidency of Donald Trump weaken American democracy? http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/260 http://duelamical.eu/en/articles/260 Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:10:00 +0100 A few months ago, for the vast majority of mainstream medias, the election of the billionaire D.Trump signify the end of the American democracy. So, what does this actually mean? Is his political programme, considered unworkable, really jeopardizing American democratic core values ? In order to explore the debate in full we will present the point of view of two students, Jean-Baptiste Hubert and Nikita Alaverdyan. Marie Hubert