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More EU states oppose ‘permanent’ refugee quotas

Clear split between EU countries that want a common asylum system (Germany, Austria, Holland are the most vocal) and those who don’t. Spain is hesitating, and Poland, Czech, Slovakia, Romania and Hungary are against. The more asylum seekers a country has, the more likely it supports moves towards a common system. The counties that want […]

Mixed results for the Czech left in the 2014. European election

Social democrats made small losses, the Czech Communists hold their position, and the Greens and the anti capitalist left fail to make much impact, against a backdrop of low voter turnout and disillusionment with established parties. Czechs and Slovaks voted with their feet in the 2014 European parliamentary elections. Less than 19.5% of Czech voters […]