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January 2015
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Biblical economics leave everybody blind and toothless – Interviewed by Johanna Jaufer NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 1 Hour, 8 Minutes ago
Am Sonntag wählt Griechenland ein neues Parlament. In den Umfragen liegt das Linksbündnis SYRIZA an erster Stelle. Die Partei rund um Alexis Tsipras wirbt mit der Ankündigung, sich um einen Schuldenerlass für Griechenland zu bem&u...
Grèce: "Syriza est peut-être la solution" NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 3 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Pour André Sapir, professeur d’économie à l’Université libre de Bruxelles, membre du Think Tank Bruegel, fondé par Jean Pisani-Ferry, et ancien conseiller de Romano Prodi, président de la Commission européenne...
The Observer view on the Greek elections | Observer editorial NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 3 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
The lesson of the Greek national polls is that austerity must endThere are limits to humiliation. Barring an extraordinary upset, Syriza, a radical leftwing party previously confined to the political margins, will win Sunday’s Greek general ele...
Nos meilleurs voeux pour 2015 NEW
Le Taurillon 5 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Belle année 2015 avec le Taurillon, le magazine eurocitoyen qui a du nerf, des idées et du charme ! - Dessins de presse...
Booker: Climategate, the sequel NEW
EU Referendum 6 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Although it has been emerging for seven years or more, one of the most extraordinary scandals of our time has never hit the headlines. Yet another little example of it lately caught Booker's eye when, in the wake of those excited claims that 2014 w...
UKIP: you have to laugh NEW
EU Referendum 7 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
After having defected to the Tories, Bashir told the Sunday Telegraph that Ukip had become a "party of ruthless self-interest", was "pretty amateur" and had a "ridiculous" lack of policies. He said: "After almost three years as a party member, I rea...
On the Paris Attacks NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 8 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
We are all still under the shock of the murderous attacks on Charlie Hebdo and the Hyper Cacher (kosher) supermarket in Paris in which 17 French citizens died. Other attacks had been planned in Belgium but were prevented by police action, with the lo...
The Swiss franc appreciation and the sorry saga of FX lending NEW
A Fistful of Euros 9 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Back in the 1980s Australians, many of them farmers, were offered low-interest loans, appealing in a high-interest environment. With changes in currency rates the loans in Swiss francs and Japanese yen quickly became much beyond the means of the borr...
Swiss franc appreciation reveals the sorry saga of FX lending to un-hedged individuals NEW
A Fistful of Euros 9 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Back in the 1980s Australians, many of them farmers, were offered low-interest loans, appealing in a high-interest environment. With changes in currency rates the loans in Swiss francs and Japanese yen quickly became much beyond the means of the borr...
Belgien – das Ende des föderalen Systems? NEW
Treffpunkt Europa 11 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
In den belgischen Parlamentswahlen im Mai 2014 zeichnete sich der Erfolg nationalistischer Strömungen ab. Belgien, ein Land im Herzen Europas – ein Projekt mit einem komplexen politischen System – steht jetzt mehr denn je unter Druck...
Not the Saudis but Turkey declares day of mourning for Saudi king…. NEW
Erkan's field diary 11 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Turkey declares day of mourning for Saudi king  Hurriyet Daily News Turkish national flag to be flown at half-mast across Turkey and at foreign delegations on Jan. 24 Cold case of the murder of journalist Uğur Mumcu says a lot abo...
@blicklog Wochenende 24./25.1.2015 Wirtschaft, Finanzen + mehr mit Schwerpunkt "Digital" NEW
Blick Log 12 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Digital Finance Bitcoin und Blockchain Digitale Wirtschaft Banken und Finanzmärkte Ökonomie, Politik und Gesellschaft Management und Praxis Streit- und Rechtsfälle Blickrand Satire [View the story "@blicklog Wochenende 24./25.1.2015 Wi...
My attention-seeking Blaze bicycle light NEW
Jon Worth's Euroblog 12 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
As a person I seldom stand out, at least to look at – I am of medium height and medium build, my hair is plain and I choose my clothes precisely so as no-one remarks about them. If you passed me in the street your head would not turn, and I am...
Shipping Companies Warn of Migrant Rescue Risks NEW
The Human Tsunami 12 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
“Shipping companies warn of migrant rescue risks,” by James Politi for the Financial Times: The Torm Lotte typically carries oil or chemicals. But last summer, the Danish tanker diverted from its route in the Mediterranean to rescue hundr...
Nytt andetag på Euroflarn NEW
Euroflarn - ett europeiskt perspektiv 12 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Det har varit ont om aktivitet på Euroflarn en ganska lång tid. Vi får se hur det blir framgent: just nu står två potentiellt viktiga händelseförlopp i fokus: det grekiska valet och ECB:s planerade stödk&o...
Græsk valg i skyggen af gældskrise NEW
Europa 3.0 13 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Aldrig i EU's historie har noget medlemsland været i stand til at tiltrække så megen negativ fokus i så lang tid, som tilfældet er med Grækenland. Et valg i utide betyder, at resten af EU igen har rettet fuld opm&a...
EFD Haftanın Web Projesi: Argüman Analizi Platformu NEW
Erkan's field diary 13 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
arguman.org bir argüman analizi platformudur. Argüman analizi platformu Argüman.org’un amacı ise argümanların birden çok kullanıcı tarafından tarafsız bir şekilde haritalanabilmesidi...
Leninism balcanic, leninism iberic: Ceaușescu și Carrillo NEW
Contributors 13 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Ii unea dispretul tipic leninist pentru “morala burgheză”. Erau amândoi machiavelici, in sensul corupt, pejorativ, al conceptului. In numele unui scop utopic, au fost dispusi să folosească si să sanctifice mijloa...
A challenge for Nation-Statists: Why is Switzerland so successful? What’s wrong with Argentina? NEW
Craig Willy 13 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
It’s no secret that I personally find the arguments of thinkers like Raymond Aron in favor of the democratic and cohesive Nation-State to be highly compelling. In their overwhelming majority, the data supports Nation-Statists. All things being...
Parigi e la sua forza. E l'Europa? NEW
Eurobull 13 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Sono da pochi giorni rientrata a Ravenna, dopo una non breve permanenza a Parigi. Mi sono trovata a due passi dall'occhio del ciclone. Perché tale è stato in quei giorni, un ciclone. Tale, almeno, per il nostro metro europeo. Uscita da...
Milan Petrák: Hadroslepost aneb národ tolerantních šupáků NEW
Jana Hybášková 14 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Pokud by se konala anketa o nejpřekvapivější celebritu roku 2014, kandidátem na vítěze by byl majitel obchodu s botami Michal Kučera. Jeho nálepka „Zákaz vstupu v outdoorovém...
De goda nyheterna NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 15 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
BBC Newsnight från Davos, med Hans Rosling. Youtube »...
Ekonomické dopady „cloud computingu“ Bruselu spočítají experti z Deloitte NEW
Bruselská spojka 16 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Studii o měření ekonomického dopadu „cloud computingu“ v Evropě vypracuje na zakázku Evropské komise (resp. jejího Generálního ředitelství pro komunikačn&iac...
Infographic: Minorities in the European Union NEW
OneEurope 16 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
A glimpse of the multicultural European society The word minority usually bears some negative connotation as a social group which undergoes certain discrimination in society. Although the European Union focuses on fostering tolerance and cultural div...
A new theory of energy and the economy – Part 1 – Generating economic growth NEW
3E Intelligence 16 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
How does the economy really work? In my view, there are many erroneous theories in published literature. I have been …Continue reading →...
A City outside the EU would be diminished and lose its status as #1 global financial centre NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 17 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
By Haude Lannon Bad news for the rare City eurosceptic this morning: Goldman Sachs has come out (repeatedly) to say that “Britain should stay in the EU to ensure London remains a great financial capital of the world“. Note that this is no...
A Tale of Two States: Rule of Law in the Age of Terrorism NEW
Verfassungsblog 17 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
As a reaction to the recent terrorist attacks in France, several EU member states as well as the EU itself have announced significant anti-terrorism measures. To fear, which is the first result of terrorism, the state has to respond with the wisdom o...
Issues of communication – Ukraine NEW
OdessaTalk 17 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
President Poroshenko has been the Ukrainian president for 8 months or so.  Enough time to watch a man under great stress communicate with the world and his people alike and have formed some opinion based on the empirical evidence produced. In a...
Václav Krása: ČR musí udělat vše pro vrácení dětí z Norska. NEW
Jana Hybášková 17 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Po řadu let se v českých zemích traduje, že Norské království je vysoce rozvinutá demokratická země, která díky ropě má jednu z nejvyšš&iacut...
After the Paris attacks: some questions for the left on your attitude to Jews NEW
Shiraz Socialst 17 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
A thought-provoking article By Levi Tazir: Two weeks ago, four Jews were killed in a kosher supermarket for being Jews. Anti-Semitism was in the news once again. The headlines confirmed what everyone in a minority has known for some time: racism, in...
Lonely Planet wskazuje najtańsze kierunki podróży na 2015 NEW
NicolesBlog 18 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Podróże to dla większości z nas to rozrywka, a na tej lepiej jest oszczędzać. Dla tych, którzy szukają niedrogich opcji wycieczkowych, Lonely Planet przygotowało specjalny ranking najtańszych kier...
Corriente en chorro NEW
Bruselas10 18 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
La deuda pública en la UE (2013), según la última estadística compilada por EurostatCuando se sienten cerca del poder, los políticos locales sin experiencia internacional suelen sobrevalorar sus posibilidades, al ti...
European Commission’s 2015 Work Programme NEW
Written by Etienne Bassot, Ariane Debyser and Eva-Maria Poptcheva On 16 December 2014 the newly appointed European Commission adopted its Work Programme for the year ahead (2015 CWP). Based on the political guidelines set out by its President, Jean-C...
Abgekartetes Spiel gegen Athen NEW
Lost in EUrope 19 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Kurz vor der Griechenland-Wahl hat auch Eurogruppen-Chef Dijsselbloem dem wahrscheinlichen Wahlsieger Tsipras gedroht. Wenn der nicht spure, gebe es keine Hilfen mehr. Indirekt droht damit auch der Niederländer Athen mit dem Rausschmiss aus dem...
Cyberculture agenda: Internet user-friendly copyright law presented to European Parliament… “Global Digital & Social Media Stats: 2015 NEW
Erkan's field diary 19 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Report urges internet user-friendly copyright law EurActiv.com EU copyright rules need to be rebalanced to give internet users more rights as compared to creators and rights holders according to a draft European Parliament report published today...
Alexander Wallasch: Ausweitung der Kampfzone NEW
Pan-Europa-Express 19 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Aus der Kolumne Geradeheraus Der Dresdner Aufstand scheint erfolgreich niedergeschlagen. Wir haben gewonnen. Wir, die guten Menschen. Und die These zur fehlenden Chance rechter Politik in Deutschland, die der streitbare Historiker Arnulf Baring schon...
Poate România susţine Alianţa „Moldova Euro-Comunistă” de la Chişinău? NEW
Contributors 19 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Din păcate pentru Republica Moldova, am avut dreptate. Ca cetăţean român, legat sentimental şi familial de Basarabia, n-aş fi vrut să am. Ca autor însă, nu pot să nu remarc că, pe 27 decembrie...
Marine Le Pen warns against ‘clash of civilizations’ NEW
Craig Willy 20 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Appearing on the radio station France Inter on Monday (19 January), Marine Le Pen was asked about a recent video statement from fellow Front National (FN) MEP Aymeric Chauprade that, in light of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, France was &ldquo...
50 Years Since We Said a Last Good-Bye to Winston Churchill NEW
¡No Pasarán! 20 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
After Sir Winston Churchill died on Jan 24 1965, his body lay in state for three days at Westminster Hall writes the Daily Telegraph.Mourners queued in wintry weather to pay their respects. It was only the second time that the Monarch had besto...
Ministern för statens säkerhet i statsradion NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 20 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Inrikesminister Anders Ygeman (S) intervjuades i dag i SR Ekots lördagsintervju.Det var mer av det gamla vanliga: Många små steg för ökad övervakning, mindre frihet och hårdare kontroll. Vart och ett kan dessa st...
La ganadora y las finalistas de los Premios LUX 2014 se proyectarán en el Matadero de Madrid NEW
Ciudadano Morante 20 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Los días 26 y 27 de enero se proyectan en el Matadero de Madrid las películas ganadora y finalistas de los Premio Lux 2014 del Parlamento Europeo.El 26 de enero,  a las 19:30 horas,  se proyecta la película “Ida&r...
Der schlimmste Tag des Jahres ist ja bereits vorbei, aber am... NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 21 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Der schlimmste Tag des Jahres ist ja bereits vorbei, aber am Wochenende danach kann man ruhig noch einmal die Stimmung vom Montag wieder aufleben lassen. Und wie ginge das besser als mit Mazzy Star?
Acerca de España en el Consejo de Seguridad NEW
Antonio Masip 21 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Militar en la oposición al Gobierno del PP no ha de ser óbice para congratularme de la presencia de España en el Consejo de Seguridad de Naciones Unidas, que no puede ser escasamente advertida por la sociedad española.Es l...
Eurosphere agenda: Greek elections tomorrow. Syriza is comin’ NEW
Erkan's field diary 21 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
VIDEO: Greek campaigning ends ahead of vote  BBC News | Europe | World Edition The BBC’s Chris Morris reports from a Syriza rally in Crete as campaigning in Greece’s general election comes to an end. Syriza ‘to end Gr...
As Erdoğan challenges EU again, New bill aims to give PM power to shut down websites AND Turkey’s social security institution to sell citizens’ information with draft bill… NEW
Erkan's field diary 21 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
If EU opposes Islamophobia, it must accept Turkey as member: Erdoğan ‘We are testing Europe. Will Europe be able to digest and to accept Turkey, whose people are Muslims?,” Erdoğan has said, claiming that dominant powers an...
Radio Bubb.la - lördag 24 januari NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 21 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Soundcloud » | Youtube » | Finns även på iTunes...
Reaction to the Paris attacks NEW
On 7th of January 2015 two Islamist terrorist gunmen attacked the office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, killing 12 and wounding 11 persons. This started a manhunt lasting two days during which time a policewoman was killed in Paris...
James de Candole: Hansl’s Hot Water Dragon NEW
Jana Hybášková 22 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Once upon a time, in a pretty village in the heart of the Bohemian Forest, there lived a young farmer called Hansl.
Plusieurs blessés à Bangui lors d’une interpellation par les forces européennes NEW
Bruxelles2 22 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Une patrouille espagnole de la force européenne de maintien de la paix (EUFOR RCA) a été attaquée mardi (20 janvier) à Bangui après avoir identifié un suspect, apprend-on. Les circonstance...
L’Espagne s’engage en Irak NEW
Bruxelles2 22 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
(B2) Les Espagnols ont commencé, cette semaine, à se déployer en Irak. Les premiers éléments – composés de 30 militaires du commandement des opérations spéciales d’Alicante – s...