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Youth civil society organizations still remain invisible
Youth civil society organizations still remain invisible
In this situation, the capacity for cooperation between youth organizations is quite high.  21.01.2016 | 08:24
Another journalist was fined in Homel
Another journalist was fined in Homel
The Kalinkavichy district court L found freelancer journalist Kastus Zhukouski guilty and fined him for 7 mln 350 thousand BR (around €330).  20.01.2016 | 11:38
Perspective was refused the premises for the next Forum of Entrepreneurs on January 25
Perspective was refused the premises for the next Forum of Entrepreneurs on January 25
The venue rental contract to hold the event at the premises of the Ministry of Economy was paid as early as on January 16.  20.01.2016 | 10:14
Uladzimir Matskevich: The fight of the individual entrepreneurs is already lost
Uladzimir Matskevich: The fight of the individual entrepreneurs is already lost
Quite strong socio-political forces are opposing individual entrepreneurs: the state, large business, and consumers.  20.01.2016 | 08:27
Solidarity action with entrepreneurs in downtown Minsk
Solidarity action with entrepreneurs in downtown Minsk
On January 18 an unauthorized action of solidarity with individual entrepreneurs “I am an individual entrepreneur” took place in downtown Minsk.  19.01.2016 | 10:13
More than half of employees earn the salary that is less than average
More than half of employees earn the salary that is less than average
Almost 500 thousand people earn more than 10 million rubles, whereas the salary of 125 thousand people is less than the minimum pay.  19.01.2016 | 09:44
NGOs recognized Sviatlana Alexievich to be the public leader 2015
NGOs recognized Sviatlana Alexievich to be the public leader 2015
On January 15 Minsk hosted the 7th “Civil Society Champions” Award Ceremony.  18.01.2016 | 10:55
Aliaksandr Jarashuk: Pensions, maternity leaves disappear; our social state long ago became a myth
Aliaksandr Jarashuk: Pensions, maternity leaves disappear; our social state long ago became a myth
The state decided to overcome the crisis exclusively at the expense of the Belarusan citizens.  18.01.2016 | 08:23
Now it’s the momentum to improve the Belarusan regime’s entrenched antipathy towards human rights
Now it’s the momentum to improve the Belarusan regime’s entrenched antipathy towards human rights
The present combination of factors enables the West to help Belarus turn toward more democratic and sensible governance, structural economic reforms, and more respect for human rights and freedoms.  17.01.2016 | 09:56
Can there be gender equality in situation of patriarchal thinking in Belarus?
Can there be gender equality in situation of patriarchal thinking in Belarus?
International rates recognise that Belarus has made progress in aligning social status of men and women. However, such practise isn’t widespread and only loyal females are appointed to high posts.  17.01.2016 | 08:34
Lukashenka instructed militia and KGB to deal with Belarusans who were fighting in Ukraine
Lukashenka instructed militia and KGB to deal with Belarusans who were fighting in Ukraine
Aliaksandr Lukashenka spoke against the presence of the gunmen, who were fighting in Ukraine, in Belarus and ordered his special services to deal with it.  16.01.2016 | 09:43
UNGA showed that Belarus should move away from Russia and embrace cooperation with the West
UNGA showed that Belarus should move away from Russia and embrace cooperation with the West
Efforts of the Belarus’ diplomacy at the 70th session of the UN General Assembly 2015 brought mixed results. Lukashenka’s statements at the high-level segments of the session went largely unnoticed.  15.01.2016 | 11:07
EU reiterates its call on Belarus to impose moratorium on death penalty
EU reiterates its call on Belarus to impose moratorium on death penalty
Last week the Minsk Regional Court inflicted the death penalty on Henadz Yakavitski.  14.01.2016 | 09:34
Let’s play, Masters, shall we?
Let’s play, Masters, shall we?
The Flying University started new season with a game. The educational program promises to be extremely creative.  14.01.2016 | 08:39
Entrepreneurs vs. the government – who will endure whom
Entrepreneurs vs. the government – who will endure whom
The Anticrisis Forum ended, entrepreneurs haven’t come back to markets, the government promises to answer them by the end of the week, the supporter of street protests was forced out by Perspective.  13.01.2016 | 11:38
This year’s first death sentence is passed in Belarus
This year’s first death sentence is passed in Belarus
On January 5, the Minsk Regional Court pronounced this year’s first death sentence to Henadz Yakavitski, a resident of the town of Vileika, charged with “murder committed with extreme cruelty”.  13.01.2016 | 10:39
Student activist got expelled from the Belarusian State University
Student activist got expelled from the Belarusian State University
Hleb Vaikul, the participant of the student protest told about it in the video appeal.  13.01.2016 | 09:49
Entrepreneurs gathered in Minsk to discuss the Decree No.222
Entrepreneurs gathered in Minsk to discuss the Decree No.222
Some 1500 individual entrepreneurs gathered in Minsk on Monday, January 11, for a forum that focused on the ban on the sale of goods without accompanying documents that took effect on January 1.  12.01.2016 | 10:53
Uladzimir Matskevich: I am leaving; I should give way to the young
Uladzimir Matskevich: I am leaving; I should give way to the young
Andrei Yahorau will be able to instill new life into “EuroBelarus” and start a new stage in realization of the cultural politics.  12.01.2016 | 08:19
Tatsiana Vadalazhskaja: People meet Belarusan thinking with support
Tatsiana Vadalazhskaja: People meet Belarusan thinking with support
The book of quotes of Belarusan thinking will soon be published.  11.01.2016 | 16:43
Anatoly Shumchanka:There’s no easy solution to entrepreneurs’ problem; the state ignores our appeals
Anatoly Shumchanka:There’s no easy solution to entrepreneurs’ problem; the state ignores our appeals
The Republican Public Association Perspective announces the impossibility of working in accordance with the new rules, but the Trade Ministry explains markets’ standstill with new-year’s break.  09.01.2016 | 08:35
Lukashenka promises not to change his social course, but adapt to the changing world
Lukashenka promises not to change his social course, but adapt to the changing world
“We will stick to the path we have chosen; probably, not to the extend we used to, but still protecting and supporting our people,” he stated during the Christmas church service in Minsk on January 7.  08.01.2016 | 08:42
Belarus celebrates Christmas!
Belarus celebrates Christmas!
Today, on January 7, Orthodox Belarusians celebrate Christmas.  07.01.2016 | 01:20
Belarus Labor Ministry: The retirement age won’t be raised in 2016
Belarus Labor Ministry: The retirement age won’t be raised in 2016
Belarusans shouldn’t expect the raise of the retirement age in 2016, stated the representative of the Belarusan Labor and Social Protection Ministry, at the press conference on 4 January.  06.01.2016 | 13:10
Andrei Kazakevich: Broad concepts won’t work; the future is made of fragments and compromise
Andrei Kazakevich: Broad concepts won’t work; the future is made of fragments and compromise
New utopia or a new “project” has no sense in practice. It may be interesting for intellectuals as a game; but there are few chances that it’ll affect the socio-political processes.  06.01.2016 | 11:52
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Gintautas Mažeikis: The relation of political field and arena in the framework of information war

In his report, philosopher Gintautas Mažeikis discusses several concepts that have been a part of the European social and philosophical thought for quite a time.

“It is our big joint work”

It is impossible to change life in cities just in three years (the timeline of the “Agenda 50” campaign implementation). But changing the structure of relationships in local communities is possible.

Shhh! Belarus Wants You to Think It’s Turning Over a New Leaf

Minsk’s muddled media clampdown could jeopardize warming of relations with the West.

Mikhail Matskevich: How to create a local agenda and make it a problem solving tool

To achieve changes, you need to be interested in them and stop pinning all hopes on the state.