Kosovo’s diaspora is no longer made of just labor migrants, but is a diverse community of professionals, intellectuals, and entrepreneurs strongly integrated in their host countries. The Kosovo government should learn to treat them as such.
If the principle is established that the constitution can be breached when there is enough popular and political consensus about it, it will set a dangerous precedent for Kosovo.
The “anti-Sorosist” hysteria in the Balkans is a witch hunt against civil society. Whether or not you’re funded by Soros matters little; if you’re against corruption and oppression, you are guilty.
The proposed army is part of a strategy to limit domestic dissent and cement the position of the elites who have allowed Kosovo to stagnate – if not degenerate – since 2008.
And other ‘great’ EU ideas for the Western Balkans.
A thirst for power is the driving force behind the revival of ethnic tensions in Macedonia, but only the corrupt political elites stand to gain from the nation going down in flames.
The ballots from northern Kosovo won’t change the final results in Serbia’s presidential elections, but people will vote because at least for a day, we can belong.
Changing the UP’s management will not get us anywhere; above all else, we need to adopt the principles of transparency and accountability. And we have no time to waste.
The worries of Hashim Thaci and his subordinates are not Kosovo's worries. Prishtina needs to coordinate with NATO, the US, and the EU regarding the establishment of Kosovo's army.
From the Qiriazi sisters, who opened the first Albanian school for girls, to the unnamed women buried deep in history, let’s reclaim our feminist legacy.
In Kosovo, abuses of power go beyond high level corruption cases: there is another category of corruption that is considered legal, costing millions of euros annually with no one held to account.
It is hard to imagine Kosovo’s development without the EU, but its lack of vision to address Kosovo’s most pressing issues is becoming dangerous and counterproductive.
Only months away from the next opportunity to apply for UNESCO membership, Kosovo’s government is neglecting to take a deliberative decision on a very important matter.
An account of southern Italy in the ‘50s sums up Kosovo society today spot on: maximize material profit, look after only your interests, and act as if everyone else does the same.
Thaci’s aim to initiate a Truth and Reconciliation Commission is a desperate attempt of a divisive figure, who can’t even reconcile Albanians amongst themselves.
On the continuous threats to the public health of Kosovar citizens and the army of civil servants that has failed to defend them.
The crisis that erupted out of the Macedonian government’s practice of corruption and undemocratic rule is now reconfiguring itself into a crisis of ethnic blackmailing.