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The fight over Lisbon competencies in EU fisheries policy continues NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 11 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
It’s been more than two years now that the Treaty of Lisbon is the constitutional foundation of the work of the European Union. Yet, there are still turf wars between the EU institutions on how the powers laid out in the Treaties are to be impl...
Higher Education: A Public Good or Commodity? NEW
The Worden Report 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 12 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
According to theNew York Times, the American states, much more so than their Europeancounterparts, began a gradual trend of what the paper calls “withdrawal” fromhigher education during the recession in the early 1990s. It is perhaps moreaccurate...
The mouth of the Yser NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 12 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
To Nieuwpoort, to the mouth of the Yser river, to celebrate two birthdays. There was not a breath of wind and the sea and the river were calm. A long walk inland treated us to sightings of all sorts of waders and seabirds. Later, at the dinner table,...
Dialogen med Turkiet NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 12 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
ISTANBUL: Pulsen i denna metropol imponerar alltid, och så även denna lite gråmulna dag. På Bosporen passerar fartygen revy på vägen mellan Svarta Havet och världen. Majestätiskt glider ett av Maersk väldiga containerfartyg förbi utanför f...
L'UE d'espoir au conseil européen NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 12 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
« Je crois qu’on est en train de tourner la page de la crise financière » qui ravage la zone euro depuis deux ans, même « si nous ne sommes...
World Stocks Trade Lower As Competitive Currency Devaluation Commences NEW
EconomicReview Journal 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 12 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Financial Market Report for the week ending March 2, 2012 World stocks, VT, VSS, traded lower today on competitive currency devaluation, as investor’s started to loose faith in the world central banks’ capability to sustain the global debt tr...
Teenage star's attorneys chase Beaver NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 13 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
The IPKat likes being immortalised as a cartoon character. The same, however, cannot be said for teenage Canadian popstar Justin Bieber.  On 8 February 2012, RC3 Inc, a mobile game development company, released an mobile phone App called ‘Jou...
Technische Details zu den Präsidentenwahlen NEW
Gerhard Mangott 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 13 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Die Zahl der Wahlberechtigten liegt bei 109,95 Millionen; 1,8 Millionen davon sind im Ausland registriert. Die Wahl beginnt am 3.3. um 21 Uhr MEZ und endet am 4.3. um 18 Uhr MEZ. Unmittelbar darauf werden exit poll Ergebnisse veröffentlicht. Die...
The EC proposes to suspend structural funds to Hungary NEW
Hungary in European light, Europe through Hungarian eyes 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 13 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Without precedent - why does the EU punish us? is the title of a (surprisingly objective if we look at the article but not at all surprising if we look at the author) article in the Hungarian financial and economic portal portfolio.hu. The author,...
Republican primaries: the fight for delegates starts now NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 13 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Partly, it has been said, to reduce the impact of a possible bid from Sarah Palin, the programme of Republican primaries this year was designed to be back-end loaded. This means that the early states – those contests scheduled to be held before...
Nicolas Sarkozy et moi (;-)) NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 14 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Vendredi après-midi, conférence de presse de Nicolas Sarkozy à l'issue du Conseil européen. Je lui pose une question. L'échange a fait le bonheur d'internet à mon grand étonnement. Mais en...
Is Ordoliberalism the key to understanding a) the German or b) the Merkel way in Euro-economics NEW
Nick Panayotopoulos Thinking 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 14 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
A very interesting article by Ulrike Guérot and Sebastian Dullien, "Why Berlin is fixed on a German solution to the eurozone crisis', in The Guardian on March 2. The authors refer to Ordoliberalism and inter alia argue that: "..Crucially, its impor...
Guerres low cost : un nouveau modèle de guerre ? NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 14 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Avec AGS, on avait lancé l'idée de guerres low-cost : cela avait été l'occasion d'un "thème du mois", puis du premier Cahier géostratégique, dirigé par Stéphane Dossé. Je vous en avais parlé ici. Avec AGS, on organise aussi des c...
Low cost wars : a new model of warfare NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 14 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
With AGS, we floated the idea of low-cost wars: it was an opportunity for a "theme of the month", then the first geostrategic notebook , led by Stephane Dossé. I had talked about it here (post in French). With AGS, we organize seminars, like t...
Helmer’s defection to UKIP ultimately the result of Tory confusion about selection processes NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 14 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
At one level I can’t get very worked up about Roger Helmer MEP defecting from the Tories to UKIP today. Helmer has long held views on the EU-phobic right of the Conservative Party, in many ways closer to UKIP, so his defection is not a great su...
Stanford University activist wants to fight global warming with contraceptives NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 15 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Kavita Ramdas, executive director of the Program on Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford University, wants to fight global warming with contraceptives. Ramdas, who participated in a discussion at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Schol...
"Mon rêve européen par Nicolas Sarkozy", par Nicolas Gros-Verheyde (Bruxelles2.eu) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 16 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Ah Non… Cela a été le cri du coeur du président de la République française quand un journaliste lui a demandé s’il se rêvait un destin européen. Il n’était pas pressé de quitter les journalistes, Nicolas Sarkozy, lors de sa confé...
EUCO challenge: growth despite budget balancing NEW
Grahnlaw 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 16 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
We already looked at the summary offered by the European Council. Since I enjoy the luxury of being able to blog about yesterday's news, I'll try to discuss what EUCO said about economic growth, competitiveness and jobs. The conclusions of the Europe...
La loi britannique impitoyable pour le soldat mort au front. Une pétition est lancée NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 16 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Il n’y a pas de petit profit apparemment pour le ministère britannique de la Défense, à la recherche du moindre penny en ces temps de crise. Et malheur au soldat qui a la malchance de tomber au front, au début du mois. Sa famille recevra al...
New Study Shows Vote Intentions Depend on Distance of One's Home From City Center NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 17 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
According to an interesting survey in Le Monde, you can basically tell how people are going to vote by how close or by how far they live from the city center. As Thomas Wieder explains in Le Monde,• In the center of the city, they will vote left (F...
EU fiscal union and the democratic process: drawing the red line NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 17 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
The European Union has always been considered a union of sovereign democratic nations. In fact, democracy is regarded as a sine qua non for EU membership as clearly stipulated in article 1a of the Lisbon Treaty which reads ‘...
Mumbo Jumble: The underwhelming response of the American economics profession to the crisis NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 17 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
"In this extract from his forthcoming book, Never Let a Dire Crisis Go to Waste (Verso), the philosopher and historian of economics Philip Mirowski seeks to explain how the American economics profession has successfully avoided culpability for th...
Alegerile din Rusia: Despre epifaniile lui Putin NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 17 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Cu o zi inaintea alegerilor prezidentiale din Rusia, Vladimir Putin este considerat deja castigator. In ciuda protestelor declansate in septembrie anul trecut de anuntul unei noi candidaturi, Putin si-a continuat campania in tonuri trimufaliste si im...
Dennis Meadows: “it is too late for sustainable development” NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 17 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
The Club of Rome and the Smithsonian Institution’s Consortium for Understanding and Sustaining a Biodiverse Planet hosted a symposium on March 1, 2012 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the launching of Limits to Growth, the first report to the C...
Double Dutch: how the Rutte government nearly lost the europlot NEW
placelux.eu 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 18 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
From the start of the current economic crisis the Dutch government has insisted on strict budgetary discipline in troubled eurozone countries – in particular for Greece. That shouldn’t come as a surprise. After all, the Netherlands is one...
Double Dutch: how the Rutte government nearly lost the europlot NEW
placelux.eu 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 18 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
From the start of the current economic crisis the Dutch government has insisted on strict budgetary discipline in troubled eurozone countries – in particular for Greece. That shouldn’t come as a surprise. After all, the Netherlands is one...
Griechisches Krankenhaus nun unter Kontrolle der ArbeiterInnen NEW
Euromarches (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 18 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
In Kilkis, Griechenland, wurde das das lokale Krankenhaus von ihren Angestellten (health workers) besetzt und gaben in einer Erklärung ab, dass es sich unter völliger Kontrolle der Arbeiter_innen befindet. Die Arbeiter_innen reagieren damit auf die...
Griechisches Krankenhaus nun unter Kontrolle der ArbeiterInnen NEW
Euromarches (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 18 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
In Kilkis, Griechenland, wurde das das lokale Krankenhaus von ihren Angestellten (health workers) besetzt und gaben in einer Erklärung ab, dass es sich unter völliger Kontrolle der Arbeiter_innen befindet. Die Arbeiter_innen reagieren damit auf die...
Greek hospital now under workers’ control NEW
Euromarches (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 18 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Health workers in Kilkis, Greece, have occupied their local hospital and have issued a statement saying it is now fully under workers control. Read the full text on http://libcom.org/…...
Greek hospital now under workers’ control NEW
Euromarches (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 18 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Health workers in Kilkis, Greece, have occupied their local hospital and have issued a statement saying it is now fully under workers control. Read the full text on http://libcom.org/…...
The Victory of a Tea Party in China? NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Villagers in Wukan managed to oust local officials three months ago in protests over land seizures reports the BBC. As part of a deal to end the unrest, China's authorities made the rare concession of allowing fresh elections. The revolt in...
Sabam vs. Netlog: la Corte di Giustizia europea dice no ai filtri preventivi sul web NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Il 16 febbraio 2012, dopo un contenzioso durato diversi anni e che vedeva contrapposti la Sabam da un lato, e Netlog dall'altro, la Corte di Giustizia dell'UE ha finalmente emesso la sua sentenza. I gestori dei social network non possono essere costr...
Five minutes with Patrick Dunleavy and Chris Gilson: “Blogging is quite simply, one of the most important things that an academic should be doing right now”. NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Patrick Dunleavy and Chris Gilson discuss social scientists’ obligation to spread their research to the wider world and how blogging can help academics break out of restrictive publishing loops.   This article was first posted on the LSE’...
Testamentul politic al lui Ion Iliescu: Omul fara regrete NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Ion Iliescu a fost un consecvent aparatcik comunist. In conditiile in care dictatura lui Ceausescu a devenit tot mai aberanta, Iliescu a fost relativ marginalizat. Nu a fost arestat, nu a fost anchetat. Nu si-a ridicat vocea niciodata impotriva siste...
Why the Global Warming Skeptics Are Wrong NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
"The claim that cap-and-trade legislation or carbon taxes would be ruinous or disastrous to our societies does not stand up to serious economic analysis." (Source: NY Review of Books) Economist William D. Nordhaus has been cited by lots of cl...
De la prise en compte des investissements de défense dans le prochain cadre financier pluriannuel de l’UE : éléments d’analyse complémentaires et pistes envisagées NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Nb : Cet article fait suite à l'article intitulé :  De la prise en compte des investissements de défense dans le prochain cadre financier pluriannuel de l’UE : les termes de l'enjeu    1.    ...
De la prise en compte des investissements de défense dans le prochain cadre financier pluriannuel de l’UE : les termes de l'enjeu NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
1. Où en sommes-nous aujourd’hui ? Force est de constater que la situation générale des systèmes de défense nationaux s’est fortement dégradée, malgré les réformes, transformations, restructurations qui ont pu être en...
Saving the Planet with Morally Vain Bumper Stickers NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
And selfishly mounted on NON-ELECTRIC VEHICLES at.
Picture of the week: Start-uppers among ancient books and columns, Athens NEW
Babelblogs 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 20 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
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ICE: Rilanciamo lo sviluppo europeo NEW
Eurobull 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 20 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Il primo Dicembre 2009 è entrato in vigore il Trattato di Lisbona, per alcuni osservatori un passo in avanti nel solco dell'integrazione europea, per altri una sconfitta per non esser riusciti a fare il salto di qualità nella determinazione di isti...
Position des autorités françaises à l'égard de la proposition initiale de la Commission européenne intitulée Horizon 2020 NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 20 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
 La Commission européenne a adopté sa proposition de 8ème programme-cadre pour la recherche et l’innovation, « Horizon 2020 », le 30 novembre 2011. Elle est composée des propositions d’actes législatifs suivants : - Une...
Willkommen in Happytown NEW
Zur Politik 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 20 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Ein kleines Lied mit großem Text zum Start ins Wochenende. Weitere (kostenlose und legale) Tracks gibts auf der SoundCloud und Dowload-Collection via MediaFire. Edgar Wasser gastiert am Sa, dem 10.3., um 20 Uhr im Einbaumöbel Wien… (Eintritt...
Interview : Irene Volkova, une observatrice pour enrayer la machine Poutine NEW
Europa451.fr 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 20 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
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Will the prophet Putin be proven right? NEW
Letters from Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 20 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Last November, when the euro-shit really started to hit the fan, Vladimir Putin – with his habitual freedom of expression – predicted the European Central Bank would need to intervene to the tune of €1.5 trillion. Mario Draghi, who beca...
Will the prophet Putin be proven right? NEW
Letters from Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 20 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Last November, when the euro-shit really started to hit the fan, Vladimir Putin – with his habitual freedom of expression – predicted the European Central Bank would need to intervene to the tune of €1.5 trillion. Mario Draghi, who beca...
Will the prophet Putin be proven right? NEW
Craig Willy 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 20 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Last November, when the euro-shit really started to hit the fan, Vladimir Putin – with his habitual freedom of expression – predicted the European Central Bank would need to intervene to the tune of €1.5 trillion. Mario Draghi, who beca...
Does ACTA Spell the End of Life as We Know it? NEW
The Gaulois 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 21 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Agent Smith from the Matrix So ACTA! The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. It is quite amazing the fervour that this one little acronym has caused over the past couple of months.  The prevailing view seems to be that it poses the advent of a d...
Twitter photos: Registering the first year in Jail. Taksim march to protest Ahmet Şık and Nedim Şener’s one year in jail.. NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 21 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
[View the story "Registering the first year in Jail. Taksim march to protest Ahmet Şık and Nedim Şener's one year in jail... " on Storify] Related posts: Journalists Ahmet Şık and Nedim Şener in prison for more than 100 days now. Journalists...
Paradoxe : la révolution monétariste comme la révolution keynésienne a accouché de la dette, par Atlantico NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 21 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
La crise bouleverse les idées reçues et modifie les frontières traditionnelles. Ainsi Christian Stoffaës explique que la dette n’est plus un clivage droite-gauche mais le produit bipartisan d’une époque. Extraits de "Droite contre gauche...