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Newsmavens is a media start-up within Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland's largest liberal broadsheet published by Agora S.A. Newsmavens is currently financed by Gazeta Wyborcza and Google DNI Fund. Gazeta Wyborcza, Agora SA Czerska 8/10
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Core team_
Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka EDITOR IN CHIEF
Lea Berriault-Jauvin
Lea Berriault Managing Editor
Europe

Italian official: Failed citizenship law ‘betrayed’ immigrant youth  

A short-sighted decision by the Italian government will affect hundreds of thousands of immigrant youth, the president of the Italian Chamber of Deputies says.
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15 Jan 2018 Europe

What will happen to French Jihadi Emilie König?

She was the most wanted female French jihadi. This week, Le Monde revealed that Emilie König, captured by the Kurdish forces in Syria, has been detained since December.
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8 Jan 2018 Europe

Iceland passes law forcing companies to pay women equally

Iceland tops gender equality metrics across the board and now it has made the gender pay gap illegal. Could global gender equality be as simple as following its lead? 
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4 Jan 2018 Europe

How much money does France make in French-speaking Africa?

France secures access to markets in its 14 former colonies in Africa, to this date, 58 years after independence. How much money does France make in countries that are amongst the poorest in the world?
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4 Jan 2018 Europe
In order to survive, liberal democracy needs feminism 1-5 Jan 2018

In order to survive, liberal democracy needs feminism

Europe and other nations that consider themselves part of “the West” are undergoing culture wars.
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The long-lasting effect of less reported issues 18-22 Dec 2017

The long-lasting effect of less reported issues

Sometimes, crucial matters that will have far-reaching consequences get pushed to the sidelines of the news cycle.
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Foresight: #2018 1-5 Jan 2018

Foresight: #2018

What does the new year hold for European politics, the field of human rights, and the news media industry? As a unique collaboration between newswomen across the Old Continent, we offer a few theories based on what we observed in 2017.
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A week with refugees -- between policy and reality 11-15 Dec 2017

A week with refugees -- between policy and reality

Earlier this week, European Council President Donald Tusk kicked up a fuss in Brussels when he declared the mandatory refugee quotas for member states “ineffective”.  
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Slovaks are sick of developers designing their cities 

In Slovakia, we are not used to seeing politicians getting scared of the public and changing their minds, especially about a potential business opportunity. This time, however, that is exactly what happened. 
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14 Dec 2017 Europe
3 reasons why Europe is unsafe for minorities 4-8 Dec 2017

3 reasons why Europe is unsafe for minorities

Europe in general, and the EU in particular, often advertises itself as a haven for persecuted minorities and political refugees. 
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The herbicide that could bring down Merkel

With a Ph.D in quantum chemistry, Merkel is surely no stranger to the potential impact of chemicals in nature, but she may not have foreseen the devastating effect of an organophosphorus compound on her political career.
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1 Dec 2017 Europe

From hashtag to law -- French minister calls for fining cat callers 

This is the first  p r a c t i c a l  legal response to MeToo which recognizes the change in our meta cultural understanding of where socially acceptable behavior ends and criminal behavior begins.
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28 Nov 2017 Europe

Buffer zone bell empowers Cypriots

An unusual artwork has appeared in Nicosia, Cyprus, in the UN-controlled buffer between the Greek and Turkish zones. Its sculptor hopes it will bring an accessible, secular tone to the divided island. 
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21 Nov 2017 Europe
The "R" word 13-17 Nov 2017

The "R" word

In the European heartland, few vocables are as symbolically charged as “Russia”.
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The future of full-time. Labor market after robots

One of the most vivid nightmares of nationalists worldwide is the scenario where “THEY steal our jobs”. Replace “THEM” with whatever suits you. In the UK - Poles, in Poland - Ukrainians, in France - Algerians. But what if THEY are robots?
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16 Nov 2017 Europe

How to get the biggest scoop of your career

When it was first revealed that he had been contacted by the man known to this day as John Doe to receive the explosive data leaked from Mossack-Fonseca, many wondered what black magic Obermayer had used to attract such a bounty.
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14 Nov 2017 Europe

Watch the right -- it's changing fast

Without knowing exactly what Alt Right means in the US we cannot discern its evolution from a general internet mob into a new theoretical construct, or realize just how hungrily it draws its ideological and tactical inspirations from Europe.
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12 Nov 2017 Europe

Why are Polish women backing out of the labor market?

Does 120 EUR more a month in the family budget really translate into 50 thousand women less on the labor market? According to magazine headlines, yes. But the real reasons are more complex.
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10 Nov 2017 Europe

Meet the women who shape Brussels

As we observe the lack of gender parity in EU institutions, we can either scold the organizations or strengthen the women who made it in Brussels against all odds. Politico just did the later.
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10 Nov 2017 Europe
Longing for a ‘normal’ country 6-10 Nov 2017

Longing for a ‘normal’ country

Hailing from the Old Continent, I feel uneasy as I look around. What is ‘normal’ in Europe today?
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