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Les usages du temps: comment comprendre l'inégalité homme-femme à la maison en Europe ? (1/3) NEW
Nouvelle Europe 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
 « La démarche la plus capitale et la plus décisive dans la vie des femmes est précisément celle qu'une femme regarde toujours comme la plus insignifiante. Mariée, elle ne s'apparti...
UKIP: 'All posture, no substance' - South West Conservative MEP Ashley Fox NEW
La Treizième Étoile 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
South West Conservative MEP Ashley Fox has this evening released his monthly newsletter recalling his activities in February. Always worthy of a few moments for a close read, my attention was immediately drawn to a particular part of the newsletter e...
Cambiando el paradigma de la educación NEW
Traducción lengua de Europa 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Exposición de Ken Robinson en un evento organizado por RSA en 2011.
Avenir de la zone Euro : l'intégration politique ou le chaos, rapport de Jean Arthuis au Premier ministre NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Le lecteur trouvera ci-après le rapport de Jean Arthuis intitulé : Avenir de la zone Euro : l'intégration politique ou le chaos. 1. Rapport Arthuis Avenir zone euro        ...
FG out of step with the political consensus? NEW
Stephen Spillane 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
After the Fianna Fail Ard Fheis, Fine Gael is now the only political party in Ireland that is opposed to the introduction of Gay Marriage in Ireland. It was interesting to read that Fianna Fail passed motions in favour of both Gay Marriage and Gay Ad...
Ashton's frosty Imperial ambitons NEW
England Expects 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Not content with muscling in on the UN, Baroness Ashton has seen a new target for the EU's aggrandisement. The Arctic Council.According to reports the EU is looking to get permanent Observer status in this body that tries to solve intra-Arctic proble...
Further further reading NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
For the commute home,- Business Insider’s first official NFP forecast is… 285k.- (TrimTabs says 149k).- iRevenue: 76 per cent of Apple’s now comes from its iDevices…...
Slovakia’s Open (Art) House NEW
Jonathan Fryer 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
The Slovak Embassy in London inhabits remarkable and rather beautiful premises at the very top of Kensington Palace Gardens in Notting Hill Gate. They definitely got the better half of the bargain when the former Czechoslovak Embassy was divided foll...
De la restructuration de la dette à la faillite désordonnée : le suspense grec (Le Monde) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
La Grèce s'est violemment rappelée au souvenir des marchés financiers. Apaisées ces derniers jours, les Bourses ont connu, mardi 6 mars, un accès d'angoisse soudain. La faute à la fébrilité autour du dénouement imminent de l'opération d...
The Chinese Military’s Great Leap Forward NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
China’s announcement of a more than 11% increase in military spending raises several uncomfortable questions for Asia and the West.
€130 billion for Greece NEW
The Euros 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
The EU and the IMF have agreed a second bailout of €130BN for struggling Greece. However, as German MPs voted in the Bundestag on 27th February to back the bailout, Angela Merkel admitted that there was no guarantee that it would it work and save G...
European Reactions to Putin’s election – Business as Usual NEW
Foreign Policy Association - EU at 50 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Vladimir Putin was elected President of Russia. What a surprise! One thing is quite certain, being elected was not the problem, the real dilemma for Putin may be to stay in power as long as he envisions it. Russian citizens are seriously concerned ab...
It’s time for the gloves to come off on climate change NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
“In the information war on climate change, stealing the opposition’s documents is not a way to achieve change, but stealing the methods from skeptics’ playbooks might make a difference.”   Great piece at GreenBiz.com by a We...
Tarantino n'habite pas Bruxelles NEW
Presseurop Blog (FR) 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Dans leur effort à vouloir communiquer, les institutions européennes ne se ménagent pas. Mais il y a des fois où, trop à côté de la plaque, elles obtiennent des résultats inverses à ceux e...
[Sterilised QE] Fed comms, who what where now NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
You can read the Fed’s “buy bonds, but promise to sterilise them” musings in the vein of Ben Bernanke’s past thoughts on high oil prices and premature tightening....
Stiglitz sur 2012 NEW
La lettre Volée 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Rien de neuf de la part de ce prix Nobel d'économie, qui n'annonce rien de bon pour 2012. Un style assez inimitable cependant, et une liberté de ton que la notoriété rend sans doute encore plus facile : " la meilleure chose à...
Der Löwenanteil aus dem (Rettungspaket für Griechenland): geht an die Banken NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Der Löwenanteil aus dem (Rettungspaket für Griechenland) geht an die Banken und nur ein kleiner Teil an die völlig abgebrannten Griechen – es ist also ganz klar, was die Finanzhilfe bezwecken soll… Für die größten Gläubiger, die de...
And there was LEUSAA… NEW
LEUSAA Blog 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Congratulations! You have just made it to the brand new website of the Leiden European Union Studies Alumni Association! The fact that you are lurking around here is proof enough of your interest in our association and so you might … Continue r...
And there was LEUSAA… NEW
LEUSAA Blog 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Congratulations! You have just made it to the brand new website of the Leiden European Union Studies Alumni Association! The fact that you are lurking around here is proof enough of your interest in our association and so you might … Continue r...
Dette : club Atlant, club Méd, club Balt NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Y a-t-il des aspects géopolitiques liés à l'économie ? certainement. à la finance ? probablement, même si la chose est pue étudiée en tant que telle. à la dette ? là aussi, l'observateur en a l'intuition, même si peu de chos...
Torsdag med Frihetsfronten NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Torsdag kväll – Liberöl med Frihetsfronten!Då är det åter dags för alla frihetsfrontare, frihetsvänner och andra frihetskämpar att dricka öl, vin och sockerdricka – umgås och konspirera över stort och smått.Tid: Torsdag 8/3, 18.00Plat...
Vodafone Switzerland exposed as £1.6bn tax avoidance sham NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Only Swiss employee is part-time bookkeeper Vodafone takes up just 5% of his time Office rarely used; orders come from Luxembourg An undercover sting has exposed Vodafone’s operation in Switzerland as a sham designed to avoid tax. While the telecom...
[Sterilised QE] Bernanke 1997: Stay the course, Bernanke 2012 NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
“Substantively, our results suggest that an important part of the effect of oil price shocks on the economy results not from the change in oil prices per se, but from the...
¿Cuál es el siguiente paso a la indignación? Reforma o ruptura NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
En 2008, fue la gota que colmó el vaso, la mecha que prendió la llama y el detonante de la crisis financiera de la que hoy seguimos sufriendo las consecuencias. Bueno, no todos. Ahora nos anuncian a bombo y platillo que la quebrada Lehman Brothers...
[Sterilised QE] The repo factor NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
First off, is sterilisation in the US even new?As we’ve discussed before, the Fed’s interest on excess reserves (IOER) policy can and has been construed by many as...
Commissioner John Dalli: Ethical issues surrounding animal welfare are becoming an integral part of food quality NEW
John Dalli 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Commission gathers international experts to drive new Animal Welfare Strategy 2012-2015 forward (original source) Brussels, 29 February 2012 – Enhanced consumer empowerment and strengthening enforcement of existing rules are the main objectives...
A dig at the Lib Dems by David Cameron NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
As Iain Martin and Dan Hodges have already noted – and as I say in my sketch – PMQs was, at least at first, rather more sombre than usual. But David Cameron still managed to squeeze in a jab at the Lib Dems. Douglas Carswell (Con, Clacton...
Benjamin Netanyahu is right – the free world must act against Iran to avert a nuclear holocaust NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
In an age of dithering Western leaders who are more interested in the policies of appeasement and cutting defence spending while shoring up massive entitlement programmes, it is refreshing to see a figure like Benjamin Netanyahu on the world stage. H...
Rupert Murdoch owns too many newspapers NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Rupert Murdoch owns too many newspapers. This was the uncompromising message from the Shadow Culture Secretary Harriet Harman at the Westminster Media Forum yesterday as reported in the Guardian. It’s not solely a British problem. Here in the Europ...
Should the SPD ask for changes or offsets to the Fiscal Compact or simply vote it down? NEW
Nick Panayotopoulos Thinking 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
This is a follow up to my post: Who will raise the progressive flag in the European political battlefield? Hollande or SPD - Greens? It is being reported that it is doing the former. In my opinion, it should do the latter. If the Fiscal Compact rati...
Dünya English: “Derviş gives three advices to Turkey” NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Kemal Derviş is both Turkish and German. His father is Turkish and his mother is German. I’m proud to be Turkish and the Germans can be proud too because he is the Batman of economics! Derviş gives three advices to Turkey I quote: “Broo...
Upcoming Elections in Europe (2012 – 2013): Calendar and Voter Intention Surveys (in France, Greece, Italy and Germany) NEW
Place du Luxembourg 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 6 Minutes ago
In the following lines I provide a brief calendar of the relevant elections ahead. Following this I summarise the likely outcome of these elections in light of the present and past voter intention surveys. It seems Europe is looking at … Contin...
Upcoming Elections in Europe (2012 – 2013): Calendar and Voter Intention Surveys (in France, Greece, Italy and Germany) NEW
Place du Luxembourg 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 6 Minutes ago
In the following lines I provide a brief calendar of the relevant elections ahead. Following this I summarise the likely outcome of these elections in light of the present and past voter intention surveys. It seems Europe is looking at … Contin...
Ein Jahr nach Fukushima – Erinnerungsaktion der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion NEW
Reinhard Bütikofer 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 8 Minutes ago
Die Grüne Europafraktion hat heute vor dem EU-Parlament anlässlich des Jahrestages der Katastrophe an Fukushima erinnert. Dies fand am Rande der Konferenz "Ein Jahr nach 3/11" statt, an der Wissenschaftler, NGO-Vertreter und Aktivisten aus vielen L...
International women's day on 8 March: focus on sex trafficking, woyoyi NEW
Babelblogs 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Minutes ago
Human trafficking is a rapidly growing and extremely profitable business. An estimated 120, 000 women and children are smuggled into western Europe each year. According to the UN Global Report on Trafficking in Persons, the most common form (79%) is...
SPD in Germany: Holding the Euro Hostage NEW
The Worden Report 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 23 Minutes ago
Because theso-called “fiscal pact” amendment that would strength the E.U.’s enforcement of stategovernment deficits and debts involves a shift of more state sovereignty to theE.U. for the states that ratify the informal amendment, the ratificat...
Déplacement de soutien de Marie-Noëlle Lienemann le 8 mars 2012 à Florent Boudié candidat aux législatives dans la 10ème circonscription de la Gironde NEW
Marie-Noëlle Lienemann MEP 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 29 Minutes ago
Marie-Noëlle Lienemann vient apporter son soutien ce jeudi 8 mars 2012 à Florent Boudié, candidat socialiste dans la 10ème circonscription de la Gironde. Le programme de son déplacement: - Déjeuner avec Gilbert Mitterrand, Florent Boudié et Ma...
Bruxelles contro il bracconaggio sul Delta del Po NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 31 Minutes ago
Il Commissario europeo dell'ambiente, Janez Potočnik, ha annunciato l'avvio di un'inchiesta volta a verificare la presenza di postazioni abusive di caccia sul Delta del Po, garantendo in questo modo l'adozione di eventuali provvedimenti al fine di p...
12 months after Fukushima, what has Europe learned? NEW
Coolproducts Blog 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 34 Minutes ago
The focus must shift from how to generate more energy to how to save energy, argues the coolproducts coalition. The Fukushima nuclear disaster a year ago this month was a wake up call for much of Europe, alarming many about the legitimacy of nuclear...
BBA black hole mystery solved NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 36 Minutes ago
Well, not black, but mainly pixelated white…As avid followers of the World’s Most Important Number affair, we came across this strange gap in the archive at the BBA –...
Le keynésianisme est-il devenu un crime par la pensée ? NEW
L'Europe décalèe 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 51 Minutes ago
L’Irlande sera le seul pays à soumettre le pacte fiscal de l’Union européenne au vote populaire. Mais ce qui se joue, en réalité, dénonce l’éditorialiste Fintan O’Toole dans The Irish Times, c’est la transformation de l’idéologie...
Putin’s Light-Hearted Crackdown Not Exactly a Crack-up NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 55 Minutes ago
Russia’s president-elect Vladimir Putin jokingly promised a crackdown in the country, but some in the opposition didn't get the punchline.
“Will this be my new desk?” Boris Johnson on lookout for sixth job NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 59 Minutes ago
With the Evening Standard’s acting editor throwing her hat into the ring for Boris, it should come as no surprise that he finds himself quite at home in the newsroom. Should the contenders for the editorship – circling since Geordie Grieg...
Hungary Upbeat Over Legal Disputes With EU NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 2 Minutes ago
The Hungarian government expressed general satisfaction Wednesday over disputes with the European Commission involving its budget deficit and pieces of legislation seen to be breaching EU law.
Women’s Day meeting in London NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 6 Minutes ago
From Britain to the Middle East – women fight back! A meeting to celebrate International Women’s Day, organized by Women’s Fightback and the Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq 7.15pm, Thursday 8 March Room B102, Brunei Ga...
Women’s Day meeting in London NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 6 Minutes ago
From Britain to the Middle East – women fight back! A meeting to celebrate International Women’s Day, organized by Women’s Fightback and the Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq 7.15pm, Thursday 8 March Room B102, Brunei Ga...
Forging the Labour alternative in our Town Halls NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 14 Minutes ago
Last week saw the last of Labour’s Town Halls set their Council Tax and budgets for next year. While local government is rarely at the centre of national debate, a good number of key public services like SureStart, housing, community safety and adu...
Smiling faces, suffering people NEW
Kristalina Georgieva 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 18 Minutes ago
I have just visited an extraordinary market on a muddy hillside in South Kivu, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Thousands of men and women queued to buy everything from transistor radios to corrugated sheet roofing. The atmosphere was f...
“Sterilised” NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 26 Minutes ago
Fed transparency anyone?First, the key bits of what Fedwire reported on Wednesday…Federal Reserve officials are considering a new type of bond-buying program designed...
Les petits plans de la Commission pour réanimer ACTA NEW
Politique du Netz 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 30 Minutes ago
Que pourrait bien nous tramer la Commission Européenne pour arriver à quand même faire adopter ACTA ? Mise en perspective Première étape : Éviter la volée de bois vert Deuxi&egr...