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緑は未来の色と語ったアラン・リピエッツ NEW
Alain Lipietz 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Portrait as one of the "Visages of EU 2000" - Articles et débats / Réforme de l'Europe, Écologie politique, 2000...
On Cameron’s ‘No more Greeks’ policy / Progressive Change NEW
Brussels and beyond (Ole Ryborg) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
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On Cameron’s ‘No more Greeks’ policy NEW
Progressive Change 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
According to The Guardian Website, the UK Prime Minister told MPs that UK ministers have examined legal powers that would allow Britain to deprive Greek citizens of their right to free movement across the EU, if the eurozone crisis leads to “st...
On Cameron’s ‘No more Greeks’ policy / Progressive Change NEW
EUobserver Blogs 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
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On Cameron’s ‘No more Greeks’ policy / Progressive Change NEW
Brussels and beyond (Ole Ryborg) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
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On Cameron’s ‘No more Greeks’ policy / Progressive Change NEW
EUobserver Blogs 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
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A Digital Internal Market for Europe – within our reach? NEW
The Twenty-First 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
[This post is a rewrite of an old post from about a month back, which entered data oblivion under the "care" of my less than competent old hosting provider. Upside: I can include a comment on the directive draft for … Continue reading →...
The row over the uniforms and the WTO factor NEW
Nick Panayotopoulos Thinking 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
My comment re "Made-in-China US Olympic uniforms spark political row" (Reuters): China joined the WTO in December 2001. Is it time the US considers leaving the WTO?  The EU?  A departure of the US (and the EU?) from the WTO would not mea...
Un nouveau livre blanc français, avec une sensibilité européenne NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) La rédaction d’un nouveau Livre blanc sur la Défense a été lancée à Paris, le 13 juillet, la veille de la fête nationale. « La succession des chocs financiers internationaux, les révolutions politiques et sociales dans le...
Enabling Non-Empathetic Leaders: Paterno at Penn State NEW
The Worden Report 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
In January 2011, the illustrious football coach at Penn State University, Joe Paterno, learned that prosecutors were investigating his longstanding assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky, for sexually assaulting young boys in the football team’s locker ro...
N3EEB8DNK9R3 NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
 http://arirusila.blogactiv.eu/feed.xml N3EEB8DNK9R3...
Social Liberal Forum Conference NEW
Jonathan Fryer 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
The Social Liberal Forum obviously fulfils a need within the Liberal Democrats, as the healthy turnout for its conference at King’s College Waterloo campus in London today testified. Since the party went into government it has been important to...
Défense ou sécurité (cyber) ? (2) NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Je poursuis le travail de distinction entre la cyberdéfense et la cybersécurité. Après avoir évoqué les notions de défense et de sécurité (et s'être aperçu que les choses ne sont pas claires), attardons-nous aux sens revêtus par le mot "c...
Ancient Greek lessons for 2012 Europe NEW
Nick Panayotopoulos Thinking 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 19 Hours ago
What would the history of the world be like if the Greek city-states had formed a "united states" type of entity? Lessons for 2012 Europe.NickPthinks on business, EU policy, socio-economics and systemics in Europe. North America and the world...
La refonte du Livre blanc sur la défense et la sécurité nationale doit être l'occasion d'une profonde réforme de la vision des défis stratégiques et pour la sécurité ! NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Plus que jamais, la France a besoin de renouer avec une analyse stratégique de premier plan ! Une analyse qui lui a permis de décider la mise en place d'un système de dissuasion nucléaire, d'une politique étrangère, d'une pol...
From the systemics Eurozone perspective NEW
Nick Panayotopoulos Thinking 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
My comments on "Deutsche Maschinenbauer für Rauswurf Griechenlands aus dem Euro" in Deutsche Mittelstands Nachrichten : If 1.8% of the Eurozone economy (Greece) creates structural instability, what does that say re the whole structure (of the...
If the Euro had remained within a 1.0 and 1.2 USD range in the last 10 years, ... NEW
Nick Panayotopoulos Thinking 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
If the Euro had remained within a 1.0 and 1.2 USD range in the last 10 years, what would the situation in the Eurozone today be? (food for thought, contact me to discuss) PS. It was supposed to be a Euro not a EuroDM (see eg inflation policy) N...
[ATOM-Ticker] Wie ernst nimmt China die Energiewende? NEW
Faires Europa 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Thesenpapier von Hans-Peter Martin, Mitglied des Europäischen Parlaments und Mitglied der Delegation für die Beziehungen zur Volksrepublik China, auf Basis eines Dossiers des parlamentarischen Mitarbeiters Konstantin D. A. Scheller - 11.7.2012 &nb...
Der Europäische Gewerkschaftsbund NEW
Faires Europa 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Die historischen Ursprünge des Europäischen Gewerkschaftsbundes sind mit der Geschichte der Europäischen Union verwoben und gehen auf die frühen 1950er Jahre zurück. Schon 1950 wurde die Europäische Regionalorganisation des Internationalen Bun...
Portugal – Please Switch The Lights Off When You Leave! NEW
A Fistful of Euros 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 1 Minute ago
The recent decision by the Portuguese constitutional court to unwind public sector salary cuts included by the government in its austerity measures has once more given rise to speculation the country may not meet it’s 4.5% deficit target for 20...
Putin´s and Gazprom´s dirty gas game in Europe NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Aviezer Tucker, assistant director of the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin has written an article in the Washington Times which deserves to be widely read - particularly in Europe - because it reveals the truth:  W...
It Doesn't Matter What Mitt Romney Says at the NAACP, They Are Going to Call It Racist Anyway NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Ann Althouse notes that Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi goes all racial on Mitt Romney's appearance before the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ("a genuinely repugnant human being [and] a grasping corporate hypocrite", thanks fo...
Future Global Shocks (OECD) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Extremely disruptive events, such as earthquakes, volcanoes, financial crises and political revolutions destabilise critical systems of supply, producing economic spillovers that reach far beyond their geographical point of origin. Whil...
Une connivence « normale » NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
On l’a appris hier : Audrey Pulvar a été nommée à la tête de la rédaction de l’hebdomadaire Les Inrockuptibles, propriété, depuis 2009, du banquier d’affaires (associé-gérant chez Lazard) Matthieu...
Qu'est-ce qu'un paradis fiscal ? Une définition controversée divise l'Union européenne NEW
Nouvelle Donne 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Qu'est-ce qu'un paradis fiscal ? Pour le commun des mortels, la réponse est évidente, comme pour le dictionnaire, qui le définit comme un "lieu, pays où l'on paie peu d'impôts" (Robert). Mais il n'existe en réalité aucune définition officiell...
A look at the German centre left NEW
Blick from Berlin 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
No alternative to austerity The politics of the economy in Germany is much like elsewhere, like the UK, like the US and in fact like most of Europe. In an effort to appear serious the German centre left, the SPD, has neither confronted austerity nor...
On BSkyB discussing the New Great Depression: Yanis Varoufakis and Julian Jackson NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Filed under: European Crisis, Politics and Economics...
On BSkyB discussing the New Great Depression: Yanis Varoufakis and Julian Jackson NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Filed under: European Crisis, Politics and Economics...
Former editor of the Economist: Being part of the EU is the same as membership in Fifa! NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
The Economist has spent years trying to convince the British that the European Union and the euro are very much part of the UK future. No wonder then that Bill Emmott, editor of the europhile magazine during the years 1993 - 2006,  is still so b...
Kommentar til Lampedusa øy, port og himmel og helvete. av erlend NEW
Erlend Sands Europablogg 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Tusen takk - skal prøve få skrevet et innlegg om dagen :-)...
Tory MP thinks NHS services could be funded by car boot sales NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 1 Minute ago
A Tory MP has praised plans to part-fund key NHS services through car boot sales. With a number of NHS trusts thought to be on the brink of bankruptcy, Stockton South MP James Wharton claimed that proposals by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundat...
Germany in the News: Is the German Image Shown by the Press during the Financial Crisis Accurate? 180th Edition of Blawg Review Reposted Here Shows German Americans are the LARGEST Acknowledged Ancestry Group in America NEW
EU Pundit 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Who are the Germans? Did you know that German Americans make up the largest acknowledged ancestry group in America, larger even than that of the Irish or the English? See the facts further below. And consider that [Old English viz. Anglo-Saxon] is...
Paul Krugman / Richard Layard: Manifest für ökonomische Vernunft (Übersetzung) NEW
Denkraum - Ideen für das 21. Jahrhundert. 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 42 Minutes ago
Paul Krugman und Richard Layard haben kürzlich ein “Manifesto for Economic Sense” veröffentlicht, in dem sie für jedermann verständlich die Grundzüge ihrer Analyse der gegenwärtigen ökonomischen Krise darlegen und sich mit den wese...
Jon Danzig on BBC: 'My life as a journalist & film maker' NEW
Jon Danzig's world 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 22 Minutes ago
Journalist & film maker, Jon Danzig, talks on BBC about his life, including how he was locked up with crocodiles in Florida and why he was asked to film nudists in France.
To the members of the European Council NEW
Europe’s Café 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 57 Minutes ago
Note: This opinion column was published on June 27th, 2012 together with JEF-Strasbourg, ahead of the European summit of June 28th and 29th, 2012. We, European citizens, involved in the association “Young European Federalists” in Strasbourg and a...
Was?!? Jetzt dürfen wir nicht einmal zur Website der Olympischen Spiele verlinken? NEW
... Kaffee bei mir? 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Übersetzung eines Texts von Padraig Reidy Wir haben in den letzten paar Wochen eine Menge darüber gehört, wie London von den Olympischen Spielen übernommen werden wird: Raketenwerfer auf den Dächern, nicht zugelassene Chips Pommes frites auf dem...
At the end, Germany always wins… or not! NEW
Europe’s Café 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Mario Monti, Italy’s PM (left), Mario Draghi, President of the ECB (center), and Angela Merkel, Germany’s Chancellor (right), during the EU summit of June 2012. (Flickr) It’s a surprise, a big surprise! The latest European Council of Br...
Giovanni Falcone: a citizen and a hero NEW
Europe’s Café 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
  Note: This article was first published on May 23rd, 2012, on the French blog, on the day of the 20th anniversary of Judge Giovanni Falcone’s assassination. On May 23rd, we record a discrete hero, Judge Giovanni Falcone, killed 20 …...
Why the UK’s “audit” of EU law is a waste of time NEW
Nosemonkey's EUTopia 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
So, supposedly in a bid to allow any future in-out referendum on UK membership of the EU to be based on facts rather than ideology (fat chance), Foreign Secretary William Hague has announced an “audit” of the influence of EU … Conti...
Tips on how to Renounce Your Polish Citizenship NEW
WeAreProEU Community Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
In case you have a Poland citizenship that you might want to renounce since you would want to enjoy rights coming from another administration, then you have fallen on the ideal place. Nothing is bad with obtaining 2 citizenship at one time; but, some...
Cum e cu stirea despre cele 11 cerinte ale Comisiei NEW
Menaru 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Citesc tot felul de comentarii si puneri in oglinda a unor stiri cu stirea aparuta pe Hotnews.ro ieri, despre cele 11 cerinte ale Comisiei. Vad cu surprindere si o reactie de la Mark Gray in care vorbeste despre Hotnews.ro. ca sa inteleaga toti cei...
British PM Cameron opened Pandora’s box over Europe NEW
kielspratineurope 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Cameron announced UK referendum “about Europe” These are the special moments when politicians say something in public which they will regret some day for sure. This time British prime minister David Cameron put a referendum about “E...
Support for saving the Euro within German industry is deeply split. Large exporters want to see the Euro continue, small and family firms do not. NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Do German business leaders support measures to prop up the Euro and prevent Greece from exiting the currency? Philine Schuseil writes that there seems to be a division in support, with German family businesses in favour of regulatory rules and less...
Living next to a volcano? Lucky you NEW
Keeping Cool 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
I am at the Euroscience Open Forum in Dublin this week, which is Europe’s largest science conference. Today I attended an extremely interesting session about volcano research, and was struck by a worrying thought. Although the idea of living ne...
Kommentar til Lampedusa øy, port og himmel og helvete. av Marit NEW
Erlend Sands Europablogg 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Fint skrevet, Sand! Jeg gleder meg til fortsettelsen. Masse lykke til med arbeidet på øya.
Visa restrictions are shutting Turkey out of the EU | Egemen Bağış NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
The idea of Turks flooding into the EU is absurd, yet ours is the only candidate country to be kept outside the Schengen zoneIstanbul enjoyed the honour of being recognised as the European capital of culture in 2010, and the European capital of sport...
Lampedusa øy, port og himmel og helvete. NEW
Erlend Sands Europablogg 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Er ankommet Italias sørligste øy som heter Lampedusa. Lampedusa ligger etter all normal fornuft i Afrika, men er altså en av Europas mange yttergrenser mot “resten” av verden. Jeg ankom Lampedusa i går kveld etter en flytur fra Bergen...
El bosón de Higgs y Curie en Tapia NEW
Antonio Masip 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
El último día del pleno de Estrasburgo se iniciaba con unas palabras de mi gran amigo Luigi Berlinguer, diputado y académico, saludando el éxito de la Ciencia, y en especial la ciencia y la inversión europeas, habido con los pasos ginebrinos del...
The commons: beyond the market vs. state dilemma NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
"Rather than the vision of competition for scarce resources, the way of the commons is to look for support in what is needed, and not to consumption; to use more than to exchange, in the conviction that there are sufficient resources for all. In...
Plädoyer für Arroganz NEW
Blog von Andreas Grieß 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Heute Abend findet meine offizielle Studiums-Abschlussveranstaltung statt. An einigen Hochschulen ist es üblich, zum Abschluss des Studiums ein paar mehr oder weniger weise Worte zu verfassen. Und da ich nun mein Diplom im “Online-Journalismus...