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The different worlds of everyday post-communist democracy NEW
Dr. Sean's Diary 2 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
 Original books often share two common virtues. They reach conclusions which make perfect sense in hindsight, but which somehow no one else managed to reach before. And they ask simple, big, often-asked questions, but answer them in new ways. Bo...
Booker: stolen kids returned NEW
EU Referendum 3 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
There is nothing at all sinister about Booker's column not appearing fully on the website, with just this piece on the site. However, the full column is up here … click to readable size.
Literati roundup: Interstellar understanding sources… Machine-Learning Algorithm Ranks the World’s Most Notable Authors NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Machine-Learning Algorithm Ranks the World’s Most Notable Authors  MIT Technology Review Deciding which books to digitise when they enter the public domain is tricky; unless you have an independent ranking of the most notable authors.
ALDE Congress Lisbon NEW
Jonathan Fryer 5 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The congress of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) this week brought 600 delegates to Lisbon to discuss Reclaiming Liberalism. Though it was the first such gathering since May’s European elections, not too much time was sp...
Opposition Representatives File Proposal for “Freedom from Fear” Law in Serbia NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 5 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Nineteen representatives of the Serbian National Assembly filed a proposal for a new law that would guarantee Serbian citizens freedom from fear. While freedom from fear is allegedly a right guaranteed by the Constitution of the Republic of Serbia, s...
Slowakei: Auf der Suche nach Identität NEW
Treffpunkt Europa 7 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Kein anderes Land hatte bei der Europawahl 2014 eine niedrigere Wahlbeteiligung vorzuweisen als die Slowakei: Nur dreizehn Prozent der stimmberechtigten Slowaken gaben ihre Stimme ab. Hat die europäische Idee die Slowakei zehn Jahre nach dem EU-...
Milan Petrák: Iracionalita politických stran: Česko versus Slovensko NEW
Jana Hybášková 7 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Podléhají skupinovému myšlení více slovenské či české politické strany? Nejsme na tom hůře než Slováci?
Spinelli: who was he? NEW
The New Federalist 7 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Few of the younger MEPs or staff in the European Parliament seem aware of the person after whom the main parliamentary building is named: Altiero Spinelli. I was privileged to attend as a special guest last Monday, the premiere of a film on the life...
Over 2000 Macedonian Students Celebrated International Student Day in Protest NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 8 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Over 2000 students went into the streets of Macedonian capital Skopje on November 17 to march against the decision of the government to impose external testing in the country's universities.
Eurosphere agenda: One year after Euromaidan… UKIP has another seat in parliament… NEW
Erkan's field diary 8 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
One Year Later: Ukrainians Remember Euromaidan Online Global Voices Online by Tetyana Lokot Euromaidan protesters sing the Ukrainian anthem in central Kyiv. Photo from Demotix.   VIDEO: Ukraine uprising: One year on  BBC News | Eu...
Focus on federalism: Part 2 NEW
Eurofed 9 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
A democratic and federal Europe is the only thing that can grant Europeans independence and sovereignty at both local, regional and at a European level in the modern world...
Scrapbook’s Top Five: our most popular posts this week NEW
Political Scrapbook 10 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
The most clicked … Boris loses it when challenged over his 90% youth cuts Myleene Klass won’t pay mansion tax (she rents for £8,000-a-month instead) Leaked BNP member list: the houses that now have UKIP posters up Tommy Robins...
The death-bed legacy of guitar legend Snoozer Quinn NEW
Shiraz Socialst 10 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Above: the only known film of Snoozer, with his ‘Snoozer’s Telephone Blues’ dubbed I’ve been vaguely aware for some years, of a legendary jazz guitarist called Snoozer Quinn. I knew from something I’d read, that he was h...
Cyberculture agenda: Flirtmoji: Emoji for sexting… Feminist Hacker Barbie.. EU’s new plan against Google… NEW
Erkan's field diary 10 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Emoji for sexting Boing Boing by Mark Frauenfelder Flirtmoji. I don’t understand what some of these are. The EU is reportedly planning to call for Google Search to be broken off from the rest of the company  The Next Web by...
Insanity- Red Star Belgrade fan stabbed to death… Governor of Edirne orders synagogue be turned into museum… NEW
Erkan's field diary 10 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Red Star Belgrade fan stabbed to death before basketball match in Istanbul World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk • Serbian consul confirms death of 25-year-old supporter • Trouble took place outside Galatasaray v Red Star matchA 25-year...
Learn Some Basic Photography Tips From The Pros NEW
SHIFT Mag 11 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Beginning photographers can easily be intimidated by the scope of their new hobby. You can get overloaded with information due to the sheer number of resources and information available. In the following article, you can find helpful, organized tips...
20th UN Climate Change Conference in Lima NEW
Written by Gregor Erbach The upcoming UN climate conference in Lima (COP20, 1-12 December 2014) will be an important milestone in the negotiations towards a new global climate agreement. Its outcome should be a draft negotiating text for the new agre...
Focus on federalism: Part 1 NEW
Eurofed 11 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
The best way to govern Europe is with a democratic federal system that is based upon a European constitution that not only guarantees democracy at a European level but at all levels of gouverment. This is the reform that the entire union and its stat...
15 Aralık’ta Bilgi’de: Eğitimde Dijitalleşme Konferansı #EğitimdeDijital NEW
Erkan's field diary 12 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Bu etkinlik organizasyonu tamamen Bilgi Halkla İlişkiler son sınıf öğrencileri tarafından gerçekleştiriliyor. Etkinlik ücretsiz ama katılım için Konferans websitesinden kayıt y...
James de Candole: Babišism NEW
Jana Hybášková 12 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Or the political life of the non-citizen...
Milan Znoj: Proč Median tlačí na pilu? NEW
Jana Hybášková 13 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Ad margine jednoho výzkumu veřejného mínění o postojích veřejnosti k prezidentu Zemanovi...
Samtal och hummer i Halifax NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 13 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
HALIFAX: I går eftermiddagen kom jag så hit till denna hamnstad på den kanadensisk Atlantkusten för den årliga internationella säkerhetskonferens som hålls här. Också flygningen över Atlanten bl...
John Quincy Adams in 1819: "This is a land, not of privileges, but of equal rights"; Immigrants "come to a life of independence, but also to a life of labor" NEW
¡No Pasarán! 14 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
We often hear about the glory days of immigration when America threw open her arms to the huddled masses acknowledges The Federalist's D.C. McAllister,but one thing you don’t hear about is how those people had to make it on their own witho...
A significant moment for Romanians NEW
OneEurope 14 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
For the past couple of weeks in Romania, there has been a real “political” Brownian movement within the spheres of actions of all its involved actors, either political leaders or citizens. For the past couple of weeks in Romania, there...
Dear @Metallica Could you imagine a performance like this for your Nothing Else Matters? NEW
Erkan's field diary 14 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Related posts:Sonisphere Istanbul 2010 aftermath, photos, videos…...
A sombre weekend – Holodomor remembered NEW
OdessaTalk 15 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Few words needed for this entry. A time of sombre remembrance for the millions of Slavs who died needlessly as a result of Kremlin policy between 1932 – 1933.
Helgens Radio Bubb.la NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 15 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
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Draghi will Inflation anheizen NEW
Lost in EUrope 16 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
EZB-Präsident Draghi hat der drohenden Deflation den Kampf angesagt. „Wir werden tun, was notwendig ist, um Inflation und Inflationserwartungen schnellstmöglich anzuheben”, sagte er in Frankfurt. Prompt schossen die Aktienk...
Malala NEW
Spinelli's Footsteps 16 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
If we take peace seriously, then Malala should not have been awarded Nobel's price. The problem is not really that Malala is young, nor about her having been photographed in the company of one or another more or less abominable politician. The proble...
Child under-nutrition in developing countries NEW
Written by Jacques Lecarte With 3.1 million child deaths each year in developing countries, under-nutrition is the single biggest contributor to mortality in under-fives. NGOs have pushed for the fight against child under-nutrition, and provision of...
Das Europa, die EU und Großbritannien NEW
Karpfenteich 18 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Großbritannien geht ungemütlichen Zeiten entgegen. Nicht nur, weil die Unabhängigkeit Schottlands längst nicht vom Tisch ist, und weil die Zukunft des Landes in der EU ungewisser denn je erscheint, sondern weil das Ergebnis von K...
Ukraine: One Year after Euromaidan NEW
OneEurope 18 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
That was a tough year for Ukraine and Europe. Let's see what has changed! The Ukrainian issue is being one of the most covered topic in the media since a year. Exactly one year ago the peaceful protests, supporting the integration of Ukraine with the...
Rochester: of causes and effects NEW
EU Referendum 22 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
A weary few days and some miracle-working by North Jr and friends has got us back online after a series of massive DDOS attacks. So focussed and relentless were the attacks that we conclude that they were directed specifically at EUReferendum, with a...
Şcoala anului 2030 NEW
Casa Europei Cluj-Napoca 22 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
El Mundo sublinia recent: “Sistemele de educație din întreaga lume vor suferi mari modificări până în anul 2030, favorizate de revoluția tehnologică. În următorii 15 ani, internetul va trans...
extra 3: Heinz Strunk als Steuerexperte NEW
Blick Log 22 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
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Budget européen : Comprendre les enjeux des crises institutionnelles successives NEW
Le Taurillon 23 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Dans une interview exclusive, Eulalia Rubio, chercheuse senior à Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors, décrypte les enjeux et les perspectives autour du budget européen, qui suscite cette année encore de nouvelles crises...
Moments of Life: A Call for Sympathy NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Day, 26 Minutes ago
Carlos G. de Juan, blogging on Hacia rutas de cambio positivo (Towards routes of positive change), offers a reflection through a short mute film about the story of many homeless people in big cities, who had a normal life until life struck them so ha...
Why has the EU’s political revolt been confined to Greece and Spain?  NEW
Revolting Europe 1 Day, 55 Minutes ago
Paolo Gerbaudo Amid a worsening economic crisis, a look at the protest movements that are struggling against austerity could be described as a two-speed.Europe  An expression abused by economists and political scientists talking about the differ...
Kors Michael NEW
Graham Watson for EP President - Videoblog 1 Day, 1 Hour, 15 Minutes ago
Snelle groei van de micro-channel Binnen de werkingssfeer van de eerste Kors Michael stap,dat deel uitmaakt van het jaarlijkse waterverbruik van de gezinnen te verhogen water prijs 0,95 yuan per kubieke meter,binnen het kader van de tweede fase, die...
[ #wettbewerbe ] Schreibwettbewerb für junge Europäer - Frist 27.2.2015 NEW
Heimat✔ P.olitik✔ M.enschen✔ 1 Day, 1 Hour, 48 Minutes ago
So ähnlich, so verschieden, so europäisch.Welche Erfahrungen 18- bis 25jährige Europäerinnen und Europäer in der auf 28 EU-Staaten gewachsenen Europäischen Union gemacht haben und wie die EU der 28 die Herausforderungen...
[ #wettbewerbe ] Schreibwettbewerb für junge Europäer - Frist 27.2.2015 NEW
So ähnlich, so verschieden, so europäisch.Welche Erfahrungen 18- bis 25jährige Europäerinnen und Europäer in der auf 28 EU-Staaten gewachsenen Europäischen Union gemacht haben und wie die EU der 28 die Herausforderungen...
[ #D ], [ #A ], [ #CH ] eGovernment: Vergleich Deutschland, Schweiz, Schweden und Österreich NEW
Der eGovernment MONITOR liefert seit 2011 jährlich ein umfassendes Bild über die aktuelle eGovernment-Situation. Im Jahr 2014 wurden Österreich,  die Schweiz und Schweden als Vergleichsländer herangezogen. Untersucht wer...
“Macht, Moneten, Marionetten: ein Wegweiser durch die olympische Parallelgesellschaft” NEW
sports & politics 1 Day, 3 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Was soll ich sagen. Es ist ein Buch. 577 Seiten. Sehr aktuell. Mit Datenanalyse Olympic Power Index zu 127 Weltsportorganisationen und 164 Nationen. Keine leichte Kost. Aber anders als bisherige (Sport)bücher. Kostet 15 Euro, hier geht es zum Sh...
Tystnaden bekräftar Miljöpartiets svek om massövervakningen NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 1 Day, 3 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Människor som sysslar med politik missar i princip aldrig ett tillfälle att få en debattartikel publicerad.Det enklaste sättet att få in en debattare i media är som en replik, om någon annan hoppar på en. D...
Zu TTIP: Größtmögliche Transparenz - Leseraum in Berlin - 2014 NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Day, 4 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
"Wann und wo die Leseräume eingerichtet werden, und wer genau Zugang bekommt, ist bislang offen. Bislang gibt es nur einen Leseraum im EU-Parlament, zu dem nur ganz wenige Abgeordnete Zugang haben." Das nennen die größtmögliche...
Wall Street Banks in Commodities Businesses: An Inherently Unethical Conflict of Interest NEW
The Worden Report 1 Day, 4 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Writing to the bank’s board of directors, an executive at Goldman Sachs wrote that the bank’s commodities division would achieve higher value “if the business was able to grow physical activities, unconstrained by regulation and int...
300 Mrd. Euro? Verlustgarantien? Jedes Land bekommt bestes Rating? NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Day, 4 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
EU-Kommissionschef Jean-Claude Juncker will am Mittwoch kommender Woche eine 300 Milliarden Euro umfassende Initiative “Invest in Europe” vorstellen. Nach Informationen der Süddeutschen Zeitung sieht das Konzept vor, private Investor...
Miroslav Žák: Prezident Zeman a jeho lži NEW
Jana Hybášková 1 Day, 4 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Téma, kterým se chci v tomto článku zabývat, mne příliš netěší. Tím spíše, že se týká českého presidenta. A já patř...
Meet Anton Korobkov-Zemlyansky, Russia's Patriot-Provocateur NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 1 Day, 4 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Anton Korobkov-Zemlyansky has worn many hats in the Russian news media. Russia experts in the West are inclined to dismiss him, but RuNet Echo tried to learn more.
One Year Later: Ukrainians Remember Euromaidan Online NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 1 Day, 4 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
On November 21, the official start of Euromaidan a year ago, Ukrainians flocked to social media to remember and reflect on the protests and their aftermath.