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Interview with China’s ’21st Century Business Herld’ NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Years, 6 Months, 20 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Just interviewed by Chinese business daily 21st Century Business Herald (21世纪经济报道|). Here is the Q&A, in English of course… 1. May I take the liberty to ask why you moved from Greece to the United States? Momentous decision...
Interview with China’s ’21st Century Business Herld’ NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Years, 6 Months, 20 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Just interviewed by Chinese business daily 21st Century Business Herald (21世纪经济报道|). Here is the Q&A, in English of course… 1. May I take the liberty to ask why you moved from Greece to the United States? Momentous decision...
J-5 NEW
La lettre Volée 2 Years, 6 Months, 20 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
A cinq jours de la présidentielle, quelques lignes. Le temps me manque maintenant très souvent pour écrire, et ça ne s'arrangera probablement pas dans les semaines qui viennent (rien à voir avec la présidentielle !) Le p...
Kapitalkravene, paradokserne – og kunsten at sætte gang i væksten NEW
Filip Schwartz Kirkegaard 2 Years, 6 Months, 20 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Det er en generel betragtning, at en af de allerstørste forhindringer for at få gang i væksten i Europa er at få sat skub i investeringslysten hos private og bankernes risikovillighed. Det siger lokale erhvervsdrivende, der må gå slukørede hje...
The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 6 Months, 20 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
ROUND-UPThe Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at its highest since December 28, 2007. A strong ISM reading helped push the index to close 13279.32, up 0.5 per cent (Wall Street Journal)....
OTAN : cyber et Chicago NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 6 Months, 21 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Je viens de faire paraître deux articles sur l'OTAN : Le premier, signé avec Arnaud Guarrigue, est publié dans "Sécurité Globale n° 19" : il s'intitule "L'OTAN et le cyber". En effet, plusieurs lecteurs m'avaient fait remarquer que...
Alla Franca, Alla Turca NEW
*Euroskop 2 Years, 6 Months, 21 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
For the first time we crossed an actual border: passports, customs, vehicle check. It was all very exciting and we felt somewhat more abroad once we were on Turkish ground. Our first impressions? For one, nationalism showed its face right … Con...
O tempora! Dan Voiculescu si binele Romaniei NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 6 Months, 21 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Citesc si ma frec la ochi, recitesc si tot nu-mi vine sa cred. Eram convins ca la capitolul surprizelor politice romanesti sunt vaccinat. Ei bine, nu sunt. Deci dl Voiculescu, marele artizan din umbra (alaturi de Ion Iliescu) al inlaturarii guvernulu...
Stocks Rise On ISM Report NEW
EconomicReview Journal 2 Years, 6 Months, 21 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Financial Market Report for May 1, 2012 1) … Stocks rose today on the ISM Report Residential REITS, REZ, and shopping center REITS, such as Simon Property Group, SPG, take Real Estate, IYR, and Small Cap Real Estate to new highs, which in turn...
South Africa still needs coal for energy NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 6 Months, 21 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Greenpeace has challenged South Africa´s major energy company Eskom in a spoof ad to cancel the building of the coal-fired power plant Kusile. However, Eskom´s reply to the enviro-fundamentalists is quite clear: The electricity utility's respo...
The Greek election could be the start of a European spring | Costas Douzinas NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 6 Months, 21 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
A François Hollande win in France would challenge the EU's austerity agenda – but if the Greek left does well it could set Europe on an entirely new pathSunday may be the first day of a European spring. In the French election a victory for Franço...
1. Mai in Europa NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 6 Months, 21 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Gute Arbeit in Europa – das Motto des Deutschen Gewerkschaftsbundes zum 1. Mai war treffend gewählt. Denn der Blick über nationale Grenzen hinweg ist notwendiger denn je. Noch nie war die Weltwirtschaft so eng miteinander vernetzt, noch nie w...
1. Mai in Europa NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 6 Months, 21 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Gute Arbeit in Europa – das Motto des Deutschen Gewerkschaftsbundes zum 1. Mai war treffend gewählt. Denn der Blick über nationale Grenzen hinweg ist notwendiger denn je. Noch nie war die Weltwirtschaft so eng miteinander vernetzt, noch nie w...
Akteneinsicht des Schadensersatzklägers – 58. Lunch Talk GCLC NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 6 Months, 21 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Am vergangenen Freitag war ich beim 58. Lunch Talk des GCLC (College of Europe) in Brüssel: “The Complex Interplay between Leniency Applications and Follow-on Litigation: A Closer Look at Pfleiderer and National Grid”. Komplex – j...
Is Brian Coleman losing it? Tory cllr “goes mad” at shopkeepers NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 6 Months, 22 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Tory councillor Brian Coleman has been accused of “going mad” after storming into high street stores and screaming at staff. According to shop-owners on High Barnet’s high street, Coleman demanded that staff remove posters campaig...
Turkish politics roundup: New constitution debates, Ergenekon Trial, Erdoğan the Aesthete NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 6 Months, 22 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
TweetShare via emailToward Turkey’s first civilian constitution More than a thousand of people sitting around circular tables of six and seven each on the floor of a sports arena The new constitution and a warning to the AK Party from Today’s...
Nos azotan vientos de neopopulismo europeo: navegando entre ultras y piratas NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 6 Months, 22 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Sabida es la afición twittera del presidente del Consejo Europeo, Herman Van Rompuy, para comunicar su agenda de trabajo, pero resulta novedoso que emplee la red social para lanzar mensajes con sus preocupaciones políticas más íntimas. “Desgra...
Nos azotan vientos de neopopulismo europeo: navegando entre ultras y piratas NEW
Con acento hispano 2 Years, 6 Months, 22 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Sabida es la afición twittera del presidente del Consejo Europeo, Herman Van Rompuy, para comunicar su agenda de trabajo, pero resulta novedoso que emplee la red social para lanzar mensajes con sus preocupaciones políticas más íntimas. “Desgra...
Why I am Voting Yes – For Stability NEW
Stephen Spillane 2 Years, 6 Months, 22 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
A number of people have asked me why I am voting yes in the upcoming referendum on the Stability Treaty (Fiscal Compact, whatever you want to call it!), so I have decided to do a series of posts on why I am voting Yes. Here is the first part of the s...
Italy: Future of News at Perugia International Journalism Festival NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 6 Months, 23 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
From April 25-29, Perugia, a charming city in the Italian region of Umbria became a vibrant meeting point for media enthousiasts and journalists from all over the world, with the 2012 International Journalism Festival. Global Voices was present of co...
Dodd-Franking, to date NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 6 Months, 23 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
April 2012 was a pretty big month in Dodd-Frank Act rulemaking; the SEC and CFTC agreed how to define “swap dealer”, “major swap participant”, et al. under...
Crise économique et alternative écologiste NEW
Alain Lipietz 2 Years, 6 Months, 23 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Conférence organisée par les élèves de Sciences Po de Rennes. - Articles et débats / Développement soutenable, Crise économique mondiale...
L'Ethique et les vertus NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 3 Minutes ago
Les quatre vertus cardinales   1) La prudence — dispose la raison pratique à discerner en toute circonstance le véritable bien et à choisir les justes moyens de l’accomplir ;  2) La tempérance — assure la maîtrise...
Pavlos Efthymiou:Towards a Sustainable Union: Renewing the Promise of Intra-EU Prosperity NEW
blogs@ELIAMEP 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 16 Minutes ago
This article seeks to add to the growing voice calling for an urgent return to the EU’s core values: democracy, prosperity, progress (e.g. Gabriel, 2011; Mallias, 2012a,b). Intra-EU processes of negotiation today, especially in the sphere of the ec...
The Prince, the Producer and the ECHR NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 20 Minutes ago
What do German music producer Dieter Bohlen (right, the German equivalent to Simon Cowell) and Prince Ernst August of Hanover (also known as husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco) in common?  Not much at first glance.  However, according t...
Intercultural communication for reintegration NEW
Babelblogs 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 27 Minutes ago
A debate on the Western Balkans at Centrál Kávéház held by cafebabel.com What features characterize the European history of the Balkans? What level of integration do our southern neighbours need and through what means? The Budapest team of Europe...
French Presidential elections: un vote pour Hollande, une gifle pour Merkel! NEW
Progressive Change 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 32 Minutes ago
The increase in the vote of the extreme right, the fall of the Dutch government, the bonds speculation against Spain, the problems of adjustment of the Monti government, the continuous disintegration of the Portuguese, Spanish and Greek societies ...
Tzipi Livni quitte la Knesset, fustige la classe dirigeante NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 38 Minutes ago
Tzipi Livni, ancienne ministre israélienne des Affaires étrangères, a remis mardi 1er mai sa lettre de démission de députée à la Knesset un mois après avoir été évincée de la présidence du parti centriste, Kadima. Elle s'es...
Un nouveau PermRep tchèque à l’OTAN NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 50 Minutes ago
(B2) Le vice-ministre de la Défense, Jiří Šedivý, devrait occuper en septembre, le poste de représentant permanent de la République tchèque auprès de l’OTAN. L’information a été révélée la semaine dernier par le quotidien Lidové no...
Dear Bank of Japan: So you tried the easing thing a gazillion times… NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 50 Minutes ago
… might it be time for something (relatively) new? One question that keeps on popping up is, what is stopping Japan from adopting a currency peg a lá the Swiss National...
Les Français et l’Europe. Une information ignorée: « vérités et surprises »(1) sur les Français et l’Europe. Un grand malentendu. NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 53 Minutes ago
Une information qui n’aurait pas dû passer inaperçu  en période d’élections présidentielles françaises et pourtant…Inintéressante, ennuyeuse, creuse, éloignée des préoccupations des Français, les qualificatifs négatifs n’ont pas...
Green growth sounds nice, but can it deliver climate change mitigation? NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 53 Minutes ago
“Green growth” may provide false hope and excuses to do nothing really fundamental to bring about a U-turn in global GHG emissions. The arithmetic of economic and population growth, efficiency limits related to the rebound effect, as well as syst...
“Leftish” economists debate the Euro-crisis NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 57 Minutes ago
This is important: By Martin Thomas (Workers Liberty)  Current European Union policies will produce “Great Depression conditions for a decade” in southern Europe, predicts economist Engelbert Stockhammer. Stockhammer was the opening spea...
“Leftish” economists debate the Euro-crisis NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 57 Minutes ago
This is important: By Martin Thomas (Workers Liberty)  Current European Union policies will produce “Great Depression conditions for a decade” in southern Europe, predicts economist Engelbert Stockhammer. Stockhammer was the opening spea...
China baut mal wieder eine Stadt ... NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 43 Minutes ago
… diesmal aber in Irland … Eine Stadt aus dem Nichts aus dem Boden stampfen ist in China ja nichts mehr Besonderes. Das passiert(e?) da jeden zweiten Tag, zumindest hat man hier im Westen dieses Gefühl.  Wenn es aber um eine neue Stadt...
China baut mal wieder eine Stadt ... NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 43 Minutes ago
… diesmal aber in Irland … Eine Stadt aus dem Nichts aus dem Boden stampfen ist in China ja nichts mehr Besonderes. Das passiert(e?) da jeden zweiten Tag, zumindest hat man hier im Westen dieses Gefühl.  Wenn es aber um eine neue Stadt...
Hoisted aloft NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 43 Minutes ago
POLAND has celebrated "Flag Day" on May 2nd since 2004. Asked what it means, most Poles shrug. Some say it is a jingoistic gimmick to plug the gap between Labour Day, on May 1st, and the May 3rd anniversary of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth's 17...
Dernières nouvelles de la piraterie (1er mai) NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 48 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Etat de la flotte européenne anti-piraterie La force européenne compte actuellement une dizaine de bâtiments : trois français (le bâtiment de commandement et de ravitaillement Marne, le Guépratte et le Nivôse), deux espagnols (la...
Nicolas Sarkozy is a political weathervane | Agnès Poirier NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 50 Minutes ago
The French president's latest bout of 'temporary amnesia' has been cured, but it's impossible to know what he stands forSince the beginning of his blitzkrieg campaign, which he imagined short, sharp and neat but proved to be tortuous and terribly mes...
Greek Elections and the Euro NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
With elections in Greece and France, most attention has been directed to France. But don't ignore Greece.
Le Pen verweigert Sarkozy die Wahlempfehlung NEW
... Kaffee bei mir? 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Manchmal freut es einen ja doch, wenn man recht hat. Marine Le Pen wird keine Wahlempfehlung für Sarkozy abgeben, damit ist die Wahl beinahe schon für Hollande entschieden. Mein Tipp ist PS, UMP, FN, PG. Die Frage, die sich auch Kirsten stellt: @ka...
Review: Engineering Equality: An Essay on European Anti-Discrimination Law by Alexander Somek NEW
eutopialaw 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Dr. Iyiola Solanke The evolution of anti-discrimination law (ADL) has been an incremental affair: Britain was the first European country to introduce non-contractual legal protection against discrimination after WWII – in 1965 it passed its first R...
The End of McDonald's-Bashing? "In the Hands of French Chefs, the Hamburger Has Become Haute Couture" NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
More and more, the French are coming to see the light (this in the country that is the second-largest market for the McDonald's chain), and are discovering that the hamburger and that the cheeseburger are (dramatic pause) … tasty! Not only that, it...
May 16 Deadline to Register for ECHA 7th Stakeholders' Day NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Wednesday, May 16th is the last chance to register to ECHA's seventh Stakeholders' Day.Registration for the Agency's Seventh Stakeholders' Day conference will be open until 16:00 (GMT +3). The conference takes place in the Helsinki Exhibition and Con...
Till Berlin och Stavanger NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 1 Minute ago
STOCKHOLM: Efter gårdagens firande av Valbord vid Gunilla-klockan i Uppsala har denna dag varit mer avkopplande i den vackra solen. En längre intervju om betydelsen av den fria handeln också för öppnare och mer representativa samhällen hanns de...
Warum Schalke den Bayern im CL Finale die Daumen drückt NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 1 Minute ago
und andere obskure Verträge. Im Schalke und Bayern geht es natürlich um Manuel Neuer. Man kennt die genauen Zahlen nicht, aber für das Erreichen der Champions League wurden wohl schon 2 Millionen Euro fällig, bei einem Sieg wäre es nochmal 2 Mil...
Warum Schalke den Bayern im CL Finale die Daumen drückt NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 1 Minute ago
und andere obskure Verträge. Im Schalke und Bayern geht es natürlich um Manuel Neuer. Man kennt die genauen Zahlen nicht, aber für das Erreichen der Champions League wurden wohl schon 2 Millionen Euro fällig, bei einem Sieg wäre es nochmal 2 Mil...
UKIP candidate: ‘Koran is worse than Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf’ NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
A candidate for UKIP has compared Islam’s holiest book to Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf, Political Scrapbook can reveal. Academic Julia Gasper — a former Westminster hopeful and current council candidate in Oxford – said the K...