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Criminals protecting each other NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Today´s death toll:In Syria, activists report that at least 47 people were killed in an attack by government militia in HomsSyria´s criminal dictator Bashar al-Assad is defying international pressure to stop killing civilians. Assad is able to con...
Gathering intelligence on the recruitment and use of informers NEW
Euro-Police 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours ago
The problem with doing research on informers is that much of the information is kept secret Louise Tickle Stories about the controversial use of informers have hit the headlines recently, with the planting of police officers in environmental groups...
Legal action initiated in UK as drone strikes continue in Pakistan, Yemen and Gaza NEW
Euro-Police 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
It was announced yesterday that a legal proceedings will be initiated in the High Court in London to challenge British complicity in US drone strikes in Pakistan. Reprieve together with Leigh Day & Co, acting on behalf of the family of Malik Daud...
Kauppaa ja taloutta Washingtonissa NEW
Alex Stubb blogi (FI) 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Yhdysvaltain-turnee alkoi Washington D.C.:sta. Tuttu kaupunki, minulla uusi rooli. Pääaiheena oli talous: euroalueen velkakriisin hoitaminen, talouskasvun tukeminen ja kaupan vapauttaminen. Tapasimme ulkoministeriössä varaulkoministeri Tom N...
Nathalie Arthaud (LO), première candidate à l’élection présidentielle 2012 NEW
Europe 27etc 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
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i never noticed them before they became infrastructure NEW
A Fistful of Euros 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
“As you wonder (sic) between locations murmuring to your coworker about how your connection sucks and you can’t download/stream/tweet/instagram/check-in, you’ll notice strategically positioned individuals wearing “Homeless Hotspot” T-shirts...
Nathalie Arthaud (Lutte Ouvrière) : « La direction de la BNP a bien plus de pouvoir que le président du Conseil européen ! » NEW
Europe 27etc 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
1. Les Cabris de l’Europe : Nathalie Arthaud, en une phrase pourquoi êtes-vous candidate à l’élection présidentielle française de 2012 ? Nathalie Arthaud : D’abord, je pense qu’il faut une communiste présente à ce scrutin, ensuite et...
Slovaquie : élections 2012 NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Ce petit pays vient de connaître une élection qui a ramené au pouvoir Robert Fico, alors que la coalition de droite était en place depuis dix-huit mois seulement, ainsi qu'égéa l'avait analysé à l'époque (ici). Qu'en dire ? source...
the EU propaganda video shows that EU cannot deal with the enlargement… NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
It seems that those who authorized the video above has no idea about semiology or has nothing to do all studies done in Cultural Studies. With a good intention, this video depicts the imaginary of xenophobics EU citizens who imagine the EU land as...
Eurostar security absurdity, part II NEW
Jon Worth's Euroblog 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours ago
All was going so well. Eurostar 9156 departed on time from St Pancras at 1904, and arrived at around 2057 (local time, as scheduled) at Calais Frethun. Then nothing. No departure. Silence. Then the announcement that “for service reasons” we were...
The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
________Round-upWall Street closed flat, in FOMC waiting mode. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.29 per cent at 12,959 (Reuters)Craig Donohue is leaving CME Group....
FTD: Griechische Wirtschaft fällt auf Drittwelt-Niveau NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
FTD: Griechische Wirtschaft fällt auf Drittwelt-Niveau: Und die europäische Politik schreit im Chor: Weiter so! Unfassbar. Sparen ist ein wirksames Medikament. Aber wie immer in der Medizin geht es um die Dosierung. Zu viele Medikamente bringen den...
FTD: Griechische Wirtschaft fällt auf Drittwelt-Niveau NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
FTD: Griechische Wirtschaft fällt auf Drittwelt-Niveau: Und die europäische Politik schreit im Chor: Weiter so! Unfassbar. Sparen ist ein wirksames Medikament. Aber wie immer in der Medizin geht es um die Dosierung. Zu viele Medikamente bringen den...
Strategic Snapshot No. 5 published NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
The Group on Grand Strategy publishes the fifth in its series of Strategic Snapshots, entitled: ‘Syria: a responsibility to protect? The “just case” versus the “valid case”’. This snapshot looks the Responsibility to Protect in relations...
Sarkozy’s Seven Hurdles revisited NEW
Hadleigh Roberts 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
At the end of 2010, I wrote this article that outlined seven hurdles that Nicolas Sarkozy would...
New UNCTAD report on the dangerous illusions of green growth NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
This UNCTAD Discussion Paper "argues that growth, technological, population-expansion and governance constraints as well as some key systemic issues cast a very long shadow on the “green growth” hopes. One should not deceive oneself into beli...
How Engineering the Human Body Could Combat Climate Change NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
“From drugs to help you avoid eating meat to genetically engineered cat-like eyes to reduce the need for lighting, a wild interview about changes humans could make to themselves to battle climate change” (Source: The Atlantic). Scary or just grot...
Romeva sobre Igualtat d'oportunitats / Romeva sobre Iguladad de oportunidades NEW
Raul Romeva (MEP) 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Aquesta és la intervenció que acabo de fer al Parlament Europeu, reunit en sessió plenària a Estrasburg, durant el debat relatiu a Igualtat d'Oportunitats  Esta es la intervención que acabo de hacer en el Parla...
Billionaire list inadequacy: no laughing matter NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
FT Alphaville has already written about Bloomberg’s billionaire list, which greatly impressed us by making the rival Forbes list seem classy by comparison.But no longer....
Access to insurance is the biggest obstacle* for social inclusion, therefore it is a crucial parameter for the integration process in Europe ! * (business model of insurances is based nowadays on discrimination) NEW
Inclusion means NOExclusion 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Access to insurance is the biggest obstacle* for social inclusion, therefore it is a crucial parameter for the integration process in Europe !   * (business model of insurances is based... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
FOM-C you in April NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
To be filed under “events notably lacking in eventfulness”.Any interesting revelations from tomorrow’s FOMC meeting probably won’t come in the statement;...
New York University professor: Humans should be genetically engineered to combat global warming NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
This is what we have all been waiting for: Engineering the human body to combat global warming!A must read article in the Atlantic: The threat of global climate change has prompted us to redesign many of our technologies to be more energy-efficient.
VIDEO: London Olympics get tough on guerilla marketing NEW
FSN Reporters Blog 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
London correspondent Sandra Gathmann filed this report on the lengths London 2012 Olympics organisers are going to to prevent brands that aren't paying, from benefiting out of exposure during this summer's Games. Some cunning firms are finding ways a...
Null Vertrauen in die Versicherungswirtschaft ! NEW
Inclusion means NOExclusion 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
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Growth hasn’t flatlined because of the UK’s unfair dismissal regime NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
With unemployment at record levels, there is a pressing need for the Government to take urgent steps to get people off the dole and into jobs.  However, the Government’s proposals for weakening the right to claim unfair dismissal will only make it...
Angela Merkel hilft Nicolas Sarkozy NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Angela Merkel hilft Nicolas Sarkozy in seinem Versuch, die französischen Präsidentschaftswahlen zu gewinnen. Ihre Partei, die CDU, ist in Wahlkampfstimmung, so als ob es darum gehe, eine Landtagswahl zuhause in Deutschland zu gewinnen. Sollten wir...
Angela Merkel hilft Nicolas Sarkozy NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Angela Merkel hilft Nicolas Sarkozy in seinem Versuch, die französischen Präsidentschaftswahlen zu gewinnen. Ihre Partei, die CDU, ist in Wahlkampfstimmung, so als ob es darum gehe, eine Landtagswahl zuhause in Deutschland zu gewinnen. Sollten wir...
güzel bir an: Ahmet Şık, Nedim Şener, Coşkun Musluk ve Sait Çakır tahliye edildi. #ahmetnedimozgur NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
  [View the story "güzel bir an: Ahmet Şık, Nedim Şener, Coşkun Musluk ve Sait Çakır tahliye edildi. " on Storify] Related posts: Twitter photos: Registering the first year in Jail. Taksim march to protest Ahmet Şık and Nedim ŞenerR...
Slovakia's left emerges triumphant from the ashes of the right | Thomas Nicholson NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
A corruption scandal and quarrels over the euro bailout have handed a sweeping election victory to Slovakia's leftThere was a startling life-imitates-politics moment during Saturday's parliamentary elections in Slovakia, when the Krásna Hôrka castl...
Deutschland und seine Apotheken NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Im vergangenen Jahr schloss jeden zweiten Tag in Deutschland eine Apotheke. Gab es zum Jahresende 2010 noch 21.441 Apotheken, waren es Ende Dezember 21.240. Insgesamt sank die Zahl also um 201, das entspricht einem Rückgang um knapp 1 Prozent. Die...
FairRoaming reaches first goal, gets more support NEW
Europeans for Fair Roaming 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Last week, the European Parliament’s ITRE committee voted for lowering roaming costs within the EU. This marked a big success and step forward for our campaign. The Parliament’s vote followed a proposal of the European Commission from las...
The foreclosure settlement — the docs NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Released by the Justice Dept on Monday. First — the Complaint by US government agencies against Bank of America Corporation, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo and Company,...
Van Rompuy ha matat el president NEW
Oh! Europa 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Probablement, molts no us n’heu ni adonat, però acabem de prolongar el mandat del president del consell europeu fins al novembre del 2014. De qui? Doncs, de Herman Van Rompuy, tan especialista en passar desaparecebut que els seus partidaris en fan...
Angela Merkel´s two great failures NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
We have said it before on this blog: Angela Merkel is a failed politician, in spite of still being rather popular in Germany and fairly highly regarded  in many other EU countries. This reason is quite simple: Merkel´s two most important p...
Nicolas Sarkozy en pleine "gesticulation électoraliste" NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
« Nicolas Sarkozy veut une Europe forte dirigée par une France forte. J’ai le sentiment qu’il ne trouvera pas de majorité dans l’Union pour un tel projet », s’amuse un...
“The European public sphere is an elite” NEW
The Euros 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Lucy Duggan, editor and author at the online magazine Europe&Me, on transnational media coverage and mixing languages. - 1. The Euros' guest / Media & the Information Society, Euro-politics, Culture & Education...
Syrian citizen journalists and activists capture Netizen Prize NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
For the past year, Syrian citizen journalists have continued to collect and disseminate information on the uprising wracking their country. Reporters Without Borders tonight honored these courageous activists, awarding them the 2012 Netizen Prize. J...
Fortified churches damaged through renovation NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
WHERE & WHAT? In the Southern part of  Transylvania 18 socalled “Fortified churches” (out of 200) of the Transylvanian-Saxon community are being renovated between summer 2011 and winter 2012 in order to protect them from decay as wel...
Europa federale NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Domani, in occasione del vertice Monti-Merkel, il Movimento federalista europeo promuoverà a Piazza Montecitorio il presidio “Per un’Italia europea. Per un’Europa federale”. Un’iniziativa utile a stimolare i premier Mon...
The tale of Wu Ying, and what it means for China NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
First arrested in 2007, the story of Wu Ying, a millionaire Chinese businesswoman sentenced to death for financial fraud has captivated the nation. The rejection of her final appeal earlier this year led to an outpouring of sympathy among the Chinese...
I guess I should read my e-mails more often NEW
RandomInsights (AT) 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate and send me an e-mail. I will get back to you in … uuhm … well, 14 to 16 months.
Another Reason to Say: “Atomkraft, ja Bitte!” NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
In Europe they actually call this wierd emotive crap business writing:The worst-possible scenario for the "Atlantic elites" is that Germany hands itself over to Russian dominance in return for a few barrels of oil, tons of coal and shipments of gas:...
David Cameron will regret snubbing US conservatives NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
As The Telegraph’s political editor Robert Winnett reports, US Republicans are not on David Cameron’s itinerary this week as he prepares to fly to Washington tomorrow. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, as the prime minister’s schedule has be...
Now that even EP gives up on transnational lists – what hope for European democracy? NEW
Joan Marc Simon 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
The European Parliament (EP) has again decided to delay the vote on the creation of transnational lists -a single EU-wide constituency for 25 MEPs to be elected next to national MEPs-. The vote on the Duff Report was scheduled to take place Wednesday...
Supermarket sweep Athens, or not keeping appearances during a crisis NEW
Babelblogs 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Her country was degraded, mocked, despised, then forgotten. What does it mean for 25-year-old student Katerina Tzekouand and Costa Andreotis, who works in a museum, to live with the crisis in Athens today?
Pourquoi la Pologne refuse de réduire les émissions de CO2 NEW
L'Europe décalèe 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Varsovie a posé son veto à l'objectif européen de réductions des émissions de gaz à effet de serre. Un non sans surprise devant le flou de cette politique, estime Gazeta Wyborcza.  La Pologne a mis son veto à la directive … Continuer la...
Can Labour cope with the changing nature of the internet? NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
The internet is changing the way we view the world in astonishing ways – both obvious and insidious. The recent debate over Google’s privacy policies has largely avoided discussion of one very important way Google and other Internet compa...
Looking for something? Last week's Katposts NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
"Looking for something?"  This post gives you a chance to check what you've missed on this weblogs (apart from the usual Monday, Wednesday and Friday features, that is). There's a poll on the IPKat's home page side bar in which you can express y...
Consulta Pública europea sobre Igualdad de Género NEW
Ciudadano Morante 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Diversos estudios demuestran que aquellas empresas con un consejo de administración con cierta diversidad de género obtienen más beneficios que aquellas que solo tienen hombres en el Consejo de Administración.Para mejorar esta diversidad de géne...