DEVELOPMENT & SOCIETY

Discussion between Mariano Rajoy Brey, on the right, and Jean-Claude Juncker

European Commission Employs Double Standards in Spain

As the Catalan crisis diminishes social trust in the Spanish justice system, it is an opportunity for the EU Commission to activate its rule-of-law framework and verify to what extent Spanish authorities have affected mechanisms to safeguard the rule of law.

Let’s Be Critical About Infrastructure

A recent spate of natural disasters serves as a reminder that communities must be better prepared for disruptions of critical infrastructure such as electricity and water service, which can go off-line in a matter of minutes and impact millions of lives.