The legacy of the European Capital of Culture project of 2012 in Maribor is characterized by the project’s steady implosion, writes Boris Vezjak. After the hype and the corruption, and in the absence of any new infrastructure whatsoever, the city has learned its lesson.
As protests continue in Slovenia, Robert Titan Felix sees the need for a programme to protect the welfare state and citizens themselves from the greed of capital, which pushes the less successful to the margins of existence.
Opening up a space for gender
Hiring staff and selecting contributors is dependent on quality, qualifications and specialist skills but not gender, writes Dialogi editor-in-chief Emica Antoncic. Gender-oriented quotas are therefore not an option and would not deal with the root causes of inequality anyway.