"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
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