Benjamin Cunningham

Benjamin Cunningham

About author

Benjamin Cunningham is a writer, journalist and PhD candidate at the University of Barcelona. He was formerly editor-in-chief of The Prague Post, a senior editor with The Slovak Spectator and a Prague-based correspondent for The Economist. His book “The Liar” will be published by Public Affairs in 2022. 

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Emissions quotas are a good deal - for some.
It is costly not to do away with fossil fuels. 14. Oct 2021, at 7:27
Instagram almost certainly accelerates what is already a global public health crisis. 7. Oct 2021, at 7:00
Several countries no longer rely on positive motivation to get vaccinated against Covid. 23. Sep 2021, at 12:05
Conditions for wearing respirators and face masks are changing, too.
Covid has only further exposed the divide between Europe’s north and west and its south and east. 7. Sep 2021, at 17:50
Restaurants, shopping malls, even neighborhoods, cities and whole countries would seemingly have similar motivations for action. 31. Aug 2021, at 8:37
Massive storms affected the whole of the Southern Moravia region, in the south-east of the Czech Republic. The area along the border with Slovakia was the hardest hit.
In the face of a global pandemic over the past 18 months, individual countries largely responded with their own sets of rules. 17. Aug 2021, at 10:19
We can spend a few minutes less each day on our phones and a few more brushing our teeth. 4. Aug 2021, at 9:56
Bratislava
You can’t fix the problem if you don’t know what the problem is. 29. Jul 2021, at 16:21
A group of 13 business organisations and chambers of commerce put together 20 recommendations for politicians in Slovakia in mid-November
If only democracies included some institution capable of regulating finance in a way that benefits most people. 19. Jul 2021, at 8:19
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The Wall Street Journal reported on the offers one can't refuse. 7. Jul 2021, at 12:28
The Allianz Arena in Munich
The real question is not whether Munich should or should not light its stadium with rainbow lights. 27. Jun 2021, at 8:15
NBS central bank
EU's rescue fund is a complete reversal from the disastrous austerity policies pursued in Europe in the wake of the 2008 crisis. 21. Jun 2021, at 8:39
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A good amount of data now shows that most investment professionals have absolutely no idea what they are doing. 6. Jun 2021, at 17:51
PM Igor Matovič is facing a no-confidence vote in the parliament.
The pandemic has further damaged the reputation of representative democracy. 30. May 2021, at 11:31
Ever Given
The global shipping industry acts first and deals with consequences later. 4. Apr 2021, at 17:14
The airport in Bratislava reopened.
The EU's Covid travel certificate, the way it was proposed, should be temporary. 19. Mar 2021, at 15:29
Europe’s young people are likely to feel the fallout from the pandemic for years to come. 16. Mar 2021, at 9:35
What would have to happen for things to be worse? 7. Mar 2021, at 19:58
The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine was approved for use in the EU on January 29, 2021.
If you can’t deliver — fine. Then don’t say you can. 28. Feb 2021, at 16:50
Bratislava
Think about India the next time you are lined up to take a meaningless antigen test. 20. Feb 2021, at 17:26
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