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7 July 2015 – The outcome of the referendum in Greece is clear: they have said NO to the recent requirements of reform and austerity called for by their creditors in the EU, ECB and IMF. What are the implications of this vote for Greece and for the European Union more broadly?
4 June 2015 – We spend much of our lives online. It’s time to communicate there as we do in person, and our rich, personalized online presences can speak volumes in a setting where body language is off the table. This is a well-known secret: human (...) by
3 May 2015 – The American Green Card which allows a foreigner to live and work in the US is known by most of us. However, not everyone knows that the European Union has a similar permit, called the Blue Card. The Blue Card, which was first announced in late (...) by
23 April 2015 – In 1968, the US dollar convertibility to gold was limited to central banks alone, and was soon permanently archived by Nixon in 1971 together with the “Bretton Woods system” on which the former had been established. In 1968, the US dollar (...) by | 1 comment
10 March 2015 – The International Women’s Day is celebrated on the 8th of March each year. The roots of the celebration are in the feminist movements of the early 20th century who demanded inter alia better working conditions and suffrage. The original goals of (...) by
28 February 2015 – German Member of the European Parliament Jo Leinen argues that although the EU Commission President is no longer chosen in backroom deals, more remains to be done before achieving a fully democratic Europe. Despite some negative predictions and (...) by
No more excuses for Italy’s winning parties: structural reforms shall be completed with stronger majorities with the new electoral reform
14 February 2015 – In the last few months, Italy seems to have undergone very profound political changes. At least in appearance, because the choices of Matteo Renzi, who was appointed Prime Minister in early 2013 and known by his adversaries as “il rottamatore”, (...) by
25 January 2015 – Does history repeat itself? Syria, Iraq, Gaza, Libya, and the Ukraine: “war returns”. This was the title of a prophetic article published by Carlo Rosselli in 1933 just after Hitler’s rise to power. In the first half of the last century, the dusk (...) by | 1 comment
10 January 2015 – After the worst terrorist attack in France in more than half a Century, people across France, Europe and the world gathered together to express their solidarity. Emotion was even greater as this terrorist attack targeted one of France’s most (...) by
3 January 2015 – « Construire l’Europe, c’est déconstruire les nations ». Guillaume Bucherer n’est pas de cet avis et répond par le présent article à un article de Ferghane Azihari, opposant l’Europe fédérale au fait national. One must salute the courage of Mr. Ferghane (...) by
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