In Poland, the ruling conservative National Party takes education into its own hands

In Poland the ruling conservative National Party takes education into

Poland’s Education and Science Minister Przemyslaw Czarnek speaks during a press conference in Warsaw, Poland, November 9, 2021. PIOTR NOWAK / EPA Since coming to power in 2015, the conservative national PiS (Law and Justice) party has accustomed public opinion to a permanent “conservative revolution”. It is now preparing to interfere in the education system. … Read more

Russia and NATO note their disagreements, without ruling out continuing their discussions

Russia and NATO note their disagreements without ruling out continuing

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg after a NATO-Russia Council meeting in Brussels, January 12, 2022. OLIVER MATTHYS / AP It was necessary to look for it with attention, but there was indeed “A positive signal”, in the words of the Secretary General of the Atlantic Alliance, during the NATO-Russia Council which was held on Wednesday … Read more

In Japan, the ruling party wins the legislative elections despite a decline in its popularity

In Japan the ruling party wins the legislative elections despite

Japanese Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, Fumio Kishida, in Tokyo on October 31, 2021. POOL / REUTERS The Liberal Democratic Party (PLD) retreats but does not give in. The legislative elections in Japan, Sunday, October 31, ended with a very slight sag in the power formation, without depriving it of … Read more

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