First there was the
State Language Act
observers claim discriminates against the significant Hungarian minority in Slovakia. The Slovaks were predictably
. The issue isn't
though. Relations soured further when the Slovaks recently
to the Hungarian President. Clearly, there is much
posted by vac2003
on Aug 31, 2009 -
The European Union welcomes 10 new members!
As I write this, the celebrations have started as Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia become members of the EU today.
While some folks are gonna party like crazy
, others are warning of doom and gloom
What do you think? Will this have significant effects on global culture, politics, and economics - or will it merely represent a paper change within the rarefied world of European diplomats, with little other than localized effects on day to day life?
posted by MidasMulligan
on Apr 30, 2004 -