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Last Wednesday – 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 (...)
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
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
14 August 2013 – Today a crisis of democracy has been provoked by contemporary globalization but with the increasing usage of the social networks (Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc.) and mobile communication devises (smartphone, e-pad, etc.), various international (...) by
28 July 2013 – At the end of June European summit European national leaders agreed to set aside 8 billion euros, more than the 6 originally earmarked in February, to tackle youth unemployment throughout Europe. Since the crisis sparked in Europe 8 million of (...) by | 1 comment
20 July 2013 – The rapid enlargement of the European Union in the first decade of this century expectedly raised numerous issues within it, varying from political and economic to purely sociological matters. The tenability of a federation that requires 28 (...) by | 3 comments
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