Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
Migrant tide tests Hungary's hospitality, politics
By  • 23 September 2015
As Orban speaks of an "attack" on Christianity; other Hungarians are more welcoming Szeged, Hungary -- Hungary’s international reputation is again taking a bruising, as images of Hungarian police shooting water cannons and tear-gassing migrants…
Greek bailouts: three times a charm?
By  • 20 August 2015
Greece's last two bailouts failed to rescue the country. This week, European leaders approved a new $95 billion package for the debt-stricken country. For Greeks, it means more tax hikes and cuts to pensions and…
After Irish yes, Italy eyes gay unions
By  • 11 June 2015
Lawmakers lag public opinion in country with no civil unions, same-sex marriage After Irish voters overwhelmingly approved same-sex marriage last month, the next battleground in Europe is clear: Italy. Seventeen years after the Netherlands legitimized…
Ukraine divided
By  • 26 February 2015
The advance of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine makes it more apparent than ever that the country is splitting up. With more than 5,000 people dead in the war, is there hope that a ceasefire…
Austerity backlash spurs Spain's far-left Podemos
By  • 19 January 2015
Charismatic leader, populist rhetoric resonate with voters Were Spain to hold a general election today, polling shows that it’s next prime minister might be a pony-tailed 36-year-old political newcomer from a year-old far-left party barely…
New EU leader faces tests on Russia, Ukraine
By  • 29 December 2014
Former Polish leader known for tough stance on Russian threats A bit of a fresh air could be felt in Brussels one recent work day when the most important man in the European Union was…
Europe votes amidst discontent, rise of far-right
By  • 15 May 2014
You're probably well aware that every country has a parliament or a legislature of some sort. But, did you know that Europe, as a whole, also has its own parliament? The European Parliament is part…
What is the European Parliament?
By  • 15 May 2014
We walk you through the basics of the European Parliament ahead of its 2014 elections. If you want to learn more about the 2014 European Parliament elections, check out our show on the topic.
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