Nuclear Power Causing Disagreements in the EU

Nuclear Power Causing Disagreements in the EU

Amid the world’s forced turn toward nuclear power and energy crisis, Europe had given serious thought to nuclear power’s future on the continent. Currently, 31 countries operate nuclear power plants. The peak in nuclear power generation was recorded in 2006 (2,660 TWh), but overall, the share of nuclear power in global electrical power generation decreased from…

Poland’s Grey Cardinal Is Correct: Germany Is Indeed Building a Fourth Reich

Poland’s Grey Cardinal Is Correct: Germany Is Indeed Building a Fourth Reich

When talking about Germany’s Fourth Reich, it’s crucial to issue the clarification that Kaczynski did that this neo-imperialist model isn’t the same as its World War II-era genocidal predecessor lest one’s genuine criticisms of that country be dismissed as a ‘conspiracy theory’. Polish Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski, who functions as his country’s “grey cardinal”,…

Focus on the Family: How Hungary Makes Conservatism Work

Focus on the Family: How Hungary Makes Conservatism Work

In the lead-up to the European Council Summit in Brussels on December 15-17, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán promised to defend family-friendly policies. He referred specifically to rising energy costs, but he also vowed to fight EU proposals for new taxes on homes and cars.  Prime Minister Orbán pledged to “protect the interests of families,” a phrase…

The Spectre of “Shadow NATO” Hangs Heavy Over “Greater Scandinavia”

The Spectre of “Shadow NATO” Hangs Heavy Over “Greater Scandinavia”

This region is arguably one of the targets of ‘Shadow NATO’, a concept that refers to the de facto inclusion of countries into the US-led military alliance. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova expressed concern over the weekend about NATO’s efforts to expand into Sweden and Finland. She warned that “It’s quite obvious that Finland…

Radical Green Policies & Anti-Russian Paranoia Exacerbate The EU’s Energy Crisis

Radical Green Policies & Anti-Russian Paranoia Exacerbate The EU’s Energy Crisis

Coupled with the continued global economic uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, the result is that the EU will continue suffering from high prices and unreliable supplies so long as it refuses to pragmatically reach long-term supply agreements with Russia. President Putin recently expressed exasperation at the counterproductive policies being pushed by the EU amidst its ongoing energy…