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O luna de pontocratie: Omul fara insusiri si fara proiect NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Primul lucru pe care il putem constata dupa o luna de experiment pontocratic este ca starea de permanenta agitatie, zumzetul naucitor creat de statiile de televiziune mogulizate cu ale lor excrescente pe bloguri si de discursurile incontinente ale lu...
Stiglitz on inequality in the US NEW
European Welfare States 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
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Merkel´s energy transition: Energy prices now so high that low-income Germans not able to pay NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
"The primary reason for these costs can be seen on rooftops throughout Germany" The sad truth about German chancellor Angela Merkel´s failed energy transition policy is becoming more and more evident. Subsidised wind and solar power production...
The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
ROUND-UP Today’s markets overview from the FT: “Equities, the euro and commodities rallied amid increasing hopes for another potential round of stimulus measures...
Die Europäische Zentralbank: Geschichte, Rolle und Aufgaben NEW
Faires Europa 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Ein kostenloses 200-seitiges eBook (PDF-Datei) vollzieht die Geschichte der EZB seit ihrer Gründung im Juni 1998 nach. Der Autor dieser Publikation war zunächst in leitender Funktion für das Europäische Währungsinstitut (die Vorgängerinstitutio...
India Can Revive Investment by Learning from Itself NEW
iMFdirect 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Many reasons have been put forward to explain India's investment malaise. Fortunately, India has a model of its own, as large variations in the business environment exist across the country. In short, the country can learn from itself.
Les Britanniques, l’Europe et la boutique latine NEW
Europe 27etc 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
A l’évidence, la trêve est bien finie.  Au cours des six derniers mois, le débat sur l’Europe a fait plus que jamais résonner aux oreilles du public britannique, des accords d’apocalypse. Une longue déploration wagnérienne sur fond de ma...
The euro and the “hope” trade NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
One other thing from Wednesday’s SocGen Hedge Fund Watch that’s worth noting, especially given the ECB’s decision to hold rates steady earlier today:Given...
From bad to desperate NEW
LEUSAA Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
 With the conflict in Syria reaching new depths every day, the call for a strong international response to the crisis grows. With military intervention being a no-go for Western powers and with the UN Security Council being paralyzed by divisions &#...
Emerging Powers in the 21st Century NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours ago
Thomas Renard and Sven Biscop sent me a copy of their recently published edited volume entitled ‘The European Union and Emerging Powers in the 21st Century’. This is my review of it.
Pauvreté des enfants : rapport Unicef. Dans les pays riches 30 millions d’enfants vivent dans la pauvreté. Un message fort pour l’Union européenne : pas de fatalité à la pauvreté des enfants. NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Un message fort pour l’Union européenne : protéger ses enfants surtout en période de crise. La crise économique qui sévit depuis quatre ans n’a bien sûr rien amélioré. Les enfants pauvres sont plus nombreux, et encore plus pauvres, y...
A delusional commander of Putin´s armed forces NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
There are numerous signs showing that lifetime president Vladimir Putin´s Russia is becoming increasingly delusional. Putin´s commander of the armed forces, General Nikolai Makarov, appears to be one of the worst afflicted. He seems think that...
Who will take control of France’s parliament? NEW
European blogger 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
The battle lines have been drawn and 6,500 candidates are gearing up for the start of the French parliamentary elections campaign.On June 10th and 17th the two rounds of the elections will take place for 577 seats where the socialists need to win a m...
Top Hostel Site - The Cheapest of the Cheap Accommodation NEW
Europeanization 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
One thing I learned while my boyfriend and I were traveling Europe on a budget last year is that hostels are well worth looking into. While you do have to be careful about the quality and cleanliness of the rooms, as well as the location with respect...
Ireland votes yes NEW
European blogger 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
In the recent vote on the fiscal pact Ireland voted a resounding yes with over 950,000 votes as opposed to the no vote polling 650,000. In an unusual move to hold a referendum middle class voters ticked yes, whereas in the main working class voters t...
Fonts d’energia renovables: la Comissió en confirma la integració del mercat i la necessitat del creixement després del 2020. NEW
eurolocal 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
La Unió Europea s’ha compromès a aconseguir un percentatge del 20% d’energia procedent de fonts renovables l’any 2020. Aquest objectiu només es pot assolir de manera rendible si totes les polítiques que estan en vigor actualment...
EU-Kommission startet Konsultation zu Urheberrechtsdurchsetzung im Internet NEW
Netzpolitik 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Ab sofort bittet die Europäische Kommission um Bürgerbeteiligung zu Fragen rund um Urheberrechtsverletzungen auf Webseiten. Unter dem Titel “A clean and open Internet” wird ein öffentlicher Konsultationsprozess über Verfahren zur Mitt...
EU-Kommission startet Konsultation zu Urheberrechtsdurchsetzung im Internet NEW
Netzpolitik 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Ab sofort bittet die Europäische Kommission um Bürgerbeteiligung zu Fragen rund um Urheberrechtsverletzungen auf Webseiten. Unter dem Titel “A clean and open Internet” wird ein öffentlicher Konsultationsprozess über Verfahren zur Mitt...
Sweden Fossil free? NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours ago
A new report “Time to choose the energy system of the future” from the most influence Environment NGO – The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC) shows that it is possible to meet Sweden’s electricity needs in 2030 wi...
Ray Bradbury 1920 – 2012 NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Ray Bradbury RIP “But there will always be a spirit that keeps things alive. In the case of ‘Fahrenheit,’ even though this totalitarian government is destroying the books, the people have memorized them. There are people who love th...
Ray Bradbury 1920 – 2012 NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Ray Bradbury RIP “But there will always be a spirit that keeps things alive. In the case of ‘Fahrenheit,’ even though this totalitarian government is destroying the books, the people have memorized them. There are people who love th...
Europe is in a muddle but it could also hold the solution | Martin Kettle NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
There's no easy fix to the crisis. But if finance is to be brought under control, it must be by bodies with power and credibilityIf to err is human, then so is to muddle through. In politics, as in ordinary life, humans tend to prefer the known to th...
Neuer Kreisvorstand der JEF Kiel! NEW
europa bewegen 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Am gestrigen Dienstag wurde in der Kieler JEF ein neuer Kreisvorstand gewählt. Neuer Kreisvorsitzender ist René Marquardt, seine StellvertreterInnen sind Lyubov Lviv und Nils Langfeldt. Schatzmeister bleibt Hauke Petersen. Im Anschluss an die g...
… despre realitate. La stanga si la dreapta. Si despre Nicusor Dan. NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
… acest text poate fi citit ca o continuare aproape fireasca a celui publicat in urma cu vreo doua saptamani « … despre prostia ‘de dreapta’ si prostia ‘de stanga’ ». AICI Spre final, concluzionam ca prostul de dreapta e la fel de per...
Hann hem till Skansen NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Det var en lång flygning hem från Cotonou, men jag hann i alla fall vara med om firandet av nationaldagen på Skansen. Och trots ett litet stänk var det solen som dominerade. Nu väntar arbetsdag i Stockholm i morgon. Och den inleds i s...
Staatsratsvorsitzender als "Mafiapate"? EGMR zur Abgeordnetenimmunität und Art 10 EMRK NEW
e-comm 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Ivan Kristan war nicht irgendwer im früheren Jugoslawien: als Verfassungsrechtsprofessor (und Dekan der juristischen Fakultät der Universität Ljubljana, später auch Rektor dieser Universität) war er Spezialist für Fragen des Föderalismus und d...
Record bond ETP inflows last month (shocking, we know) NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
From “The LTROs have saved Europe and US jobs are coming back!” to “Never mind, we might be even closer to econo-tastrophe than we were last year” in just five months —...
Germania şi UE văzute de la Berlin - versiunea 2012 NEW
Casa Europei Cluj-Napoca 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Anul trecut fusesem la Berlin şi rămăsesem plăcut surprins de polul politic european dezvoltat în capitala germană. Zilele trecute am fost din nou la Berlin şi câteva remarci sunt poate interesante pentru cei interesaţi de fenomenul afaceril...
Ue: Italia al quarto posto nell'Ue-27 per emissioni di gas serra NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Nella classifica Ue-27 per emissioni di gas serra l'Italia è al quarto posto e, secondo quanto attualmente previsto, entro il 2020 si registrerà un taglio solo dell'1,5%. A confermarlo è stata la Commissione europea nel documento allegato alle rac...
Asia to Europe: We Need to Discuss Our Relationship NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Yes, Asians in general and the Japanese in particular would be most grateful (and frankly relieved) if Europe could bring itself to consider Asia as something more than just a huge business opportunity and, come to think of it, as more than China.
Asia to Europe: We Need to Discuss Our Relationship NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Yes, Asians in general and the Japanese in particular would be most grateful (and frankly relieved) if Europe could bring itself to consider Asia as something more than just a huge business opportunity and, come to think of it, as more than China.
Asia to Europe: We Need to Discuss Our Relationship NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Yes, Asians in general and the Japanese in particular would be most grateful (and frankly relieved) if Europe could bring itself to consider Asia as something more than just a huge business opportunity and, come to think of it, as more than China.
What do French Socialists want anyway? (Arnaud Montebourg interview) NEW
Craig Willy 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
“French Socialist economics” may seem like a contradiction in terms. But even the more radical in the Socialist Party are promoting a very concrete mix of Krugmanite Keynesianism and realist mercantilism that practically addresses people&...
L’UE doit déclarer illégitime le régime d’Assad et soutenir l’opposition de l’intérieur (Kamal al-Labwani) NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) C’est avec les opposants à l’intérieur de la Syrie qu’il faut travailler, et non pas avec des activistes qui agissent depuis l’extérieur et qui ne sont pas légitimes, selon le docteur Kamal al-Labwani. Cet opp...
Let's dare to have less Europe! NEW
Open Europe blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
As leading UK politicians and commentators urge eurozone countries, above all Germany to take the plunge into a fully fledges fiscal and economic union (while firmly rejecting the UK’s participation), it seems they have failed to contend with quite...
Earth ‘risks irreversible change’ NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
“Humanity’s path is anything but sustainable, the UN Environment Programme warns, as scientists suggest life may be heading for irreversible change.” (Source: BBC News) In the run-up to Rio+20 the UN has presented its 5th Global Environment...
The South China Sea: A Maritime Hotspot NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Even before the recent stand-off between China and the Philippines at Scarborough Shoal, it was clear that maritime security in general, and the South China Sea in particular, was going to feature prominently at the Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue.
The South China Sea: A Maritime Hotspot NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Even before the recent stand-off between China and the Philippines at Scarborough Shoal, it was clear that maritime security in general, and the South China Sea in particular, was going to feature prominently at the Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue.
The South China Sea: A Maritime Hotspot NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Even before the recent stand-off between China and the Philippines at Scarborough Shoal, it was clear that maritime security in general, and the South China Sea in particular, was going to feature prominently at the Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue.
U.S./Asia-Pacific: The Superpower and its Rubik’s Cube NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
The Asia-Pacific region is the United States’ strategic Rubik’s Cube: how to engage China and at the same time contain it?
U.S./Asia-Pacific: The Superpower and its Rubik’s Cube NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
The Asia-Pacific region is the United States’ strategic Rubik’s Cube: how to engage China and at the same time contain it?
U.S./Asia-Pacific: The Superpower and its Rubik’s Cube NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
The Asia-Pacific region is the United States’ strategic Rubik’s Cube: how to engage China and at the same time contain it?
Discussing SYRIZA with Die Zeit NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Syriza handelt verantwortungsvoll Der deutsche Steuerzahler solle sich über die radikale Linke in Griechenland freuen, sagt der Ökonom Yanis Varoufakis im Interview. Das Land sei nicht reformunwillig. Filed under: European Crisis, Greek Crisis...
Discussing SYRIZA with Die Zeit NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Syriza handelt verantwortungsvoll Der deutsche Steuerzahler solle sich über die radikale Linke in Griechenland freuen, sagt der Ökonom Yanis Varoufakis im Interview. Das Land sei nicht reformunwillig. Filed under: European Crisis, Greek Crisis...
Hedgies reposition on the long bond NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
From the latest SocGen Hedge Fund Watch, this is new:(The chart is based on the hedge fund share of total open interest positions in the relevant CBOT futures contract, with...
Fractures européennes NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
La plupart des analyses stratégiques portant sur la sécurité euro-atlantiques reprennent la grande articulation (faut-il parler de pliure ?) sur le couplage (ou le découplage) transatlantique. Et la nouvelle stratégie américaine, rendue publiq...
The euro: A domesday machine NEW
Nosemonkey's EUTopia 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
As a counter to the last post, an interesting from investment banker Marshall Auerback at EconoMonitor, worth a read for a bit of history on the (evidently flawed) economic assumptions underpinning the formation of the euro and some links to …...
Pétition en faveur d'une cour pénale pour les délits environnementaux NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Une lettre pétition est adressée à : Nicole Bricq, Ministre de l'Ecologie et du Développement Durable ; François Hollande, président de la République ; José Manuel Barroso, président de la Commission européenne ; Marti...
China: The Invisible Dragon in the Room NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
In deciding not to send their defense minister to last weekend’s Shangri-La Dialogue and offering only an elliptical justification, China made itself the subject of even greater speculation and theorizing than usual.
China: The Invisible Dragon in the Room NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
In deciding not to send their defense minister to last weekend’s Shangri-La Dialogue and offering only an elliptical justification, China made itself the subject of even greater speculation and theorizing than usual.