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22 February 2014 – I’m from Portugal, a country whose king-to-be had to win against his mother, a countess, in the São Mamede battle in order to become independent. This was in 1128. Now, in 2014, how can a nation become an independent state? In some parts of the (...) by
13 February 2014 – Ireland and Irish people generally seem to occupy a strange position with respect to the European Union, European integration and European culture. It could be summed up basically as a kind of mixture of positivity and indifference. In (...) by
15 January 2014 – The introduction of the euro has been a fundamental step in European history, a political event that testifies to the progress made on the road of integration, a profound economic and social change; but it has been, precisely, a step, not the (...) by
4 December 2013 – On the 28th of November, 23 Members of the European Parliament from 11 different European countries issued a joint statement expressing their support for the European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI) for Unconditional Basic Income. This calls upon the (...) | 1 comment
17 November 2013 – We recently commemorated the 11th November, the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany, which ended one of the deadliest conflicts the world has ever known. Coined as “the war to end all wars” it has since been dwarfed in (...) by
26 October 2013 – We know they know, you know. Big news this week. Big Brother US is watching EU leaders. « Phone calls are being tapped ». And they call it a scoop. No, really? Now, what is it with the Media’s new fashionable obsession with the EU’s theatrical (...) by | 1 comment
20 October 2013 – Mind the gap, between the Uni and your first job. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Is the EU labour market for young graduates really turning into a gridlock? “Youth guarantee must be top priority”. So did promise, in theory, the (...) by
13 October 2013 – Who can still ignore the racial discriminations striking Roma people everywhere in Europe? The list of discrimination, rejection and racist violence that they face, like a baleful litany, is ever-growing and could sink into despair. In Romania, (...) by
3 October 2013 – The bond of trust between public institutions and people is the basis of democracy. The trouble is that it is much easier to lose it than it is to gain. As the European parliament grows in size and increases its political authority, public trust (...) by | 1 comment
15 September 2013 – The discussion of English Euroscepticism has been well and truly booming what with the rise of UKIP, heirs of the feeling of resentment towards the Maastricht Treaty; the prospect of a referendum after the next general election; and a shy (...) by
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