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The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
ROUND-UP Markets rallied and reversed some of the losses from earlier this week after Mario Draghi said that he within the ECB’s mandate, the central bank “is willing...
The Gemini Agenda: Available on Amazon now! NEW
Jason O'Mahony 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Hours ago
Right so. Nine years after I started writing it, and a year and a month after I published my first “romp” (Thank you Elina Talvitie), “The Ministry of Love”, my latest eNovel, “The Gemini Agenda”, is now available...
Denver and Martin Rhodes NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
This evening, back in Denver, we had dinner with Martin Rhodes who, to give him his full title, is Professor of Comparative Political Economy at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Martin and I were contempor...
Draghi hints at renewed SMP intervention NEW
Place du Luxembourg 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
So I’ve noticed a renewed interest in the blog post “ECB Market Intervention: The Securities Market Programme (SMP)“. This was brought about by the following remarks by president of the ECB, Mario Draghi, in a speech he gave in Lon...
De-friending a rating… NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Facebook’s second-quarter $1.18bn revenues arrived more or less in line with the consensus of $1.16bn. (It earned 12 cents per share, though made a loss of 8 cents in GAAP...
La guerre robotisée NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
L'autre jour, je passe en colle un jeune capitaine terrien. Juste pour le désarçonner, je lui pose comme sujet (et bien évidemment, vous me connaissez, pas dans les conditions de l'examen : pas deux sujets, mais un seul, na!) : "Les dron...
Dirty Weekend NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
...som engelsmännen säger om en helg i Paris.Nu skall jag alltså tuta iväg till Paris för att hålla lite olika anföranden för unga franska libertarianer. (Jo, det sägs faktiskt finnas sådana.) Åter vid datorn framåt söndag kväll eller m...
Ukraine and Russia: political flavour of the gas war-2012 NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
With winter season of 2012-2013 coming closer, “Gazprom” has started to show a more rigid position in relation to certain European consumers of Russian gas. Bringing into service of the Nord Stream gas pipeline provided Russia with additi...
Dann eben ohne Euch! NEW
eurotale 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Natürlich muss es ein Referendum geben. Und wenn nicht über einen EU-Austritt Großbritanniens, dann doch bitte zumindest mit der Fragestellung ob die Insel umfassend Souveränitätsrechte von Europa zurückfordern sollte. “Redefining the relatio...
British EU referendum: Dann eben ohne Euch! NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
TweetNatürlich muss es ein Referendum geben. Und wenn nicht über einen EU-Austritt Großbritanniens, dann doch bitte zumindest mit der Fragestellung ob die Insel umfassend Souveränitätsrechte von Europa zurückfordern sollte. “Redefining the re...
Die Europäischen Weltspiele NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Juan Antonio Samaranch machte es sich 1992 einfach. “Das waren die besten Spiele aller Zeiten”, sagte der IOC-Präsident in seiner Heimatstadt Barcelona. Sein Nachfolger Jacques Rogge will ihn endlich auch sagen, den Satz von den “b...
Die Europäischen Weltspiele NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Juan Antonio Samaranch machte es sich 1992 einfach. “Das waren die besten Spiele aller Zeiten”, sagte der IOC-Präsident in seiner Heimatstadt Barcelona. Sein Nachfolger Jacques Rogge will ihn endlich auch sagen, den Satz von den “b...
Juppé's Observations NEW
French Politics: Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
What do you know? I agree with everything Alain Juppé says:Mais pendant ce temps là… l’évolution de l’Europe et du monde nous mène à la catastrophe, dans une relative indifférence dont je ne suis pas sûr qu’elle soit seulement estivale...
The Upside of Default NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
"… in any given year, maybe one per cent of the financial economy has anything to do with the production of real, nonfinancial goods and services. The rest? It consists of ways to make money from money. That seems innocuous enough, until yo...
by the way, “Beautiful minds” meet up at BİLGİ…plus Isaac Asimov, Grateful Dead archive and more..an academic roundup… NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Beautiful minds meet up at BİLGİ Hurriyet Daily News Nobel prize winners Eric Maskin (2nd L), John Nash (C), Reinhard Selten (2nd R) and Roger Myerson (R) delivered a joint session to Istanbul Bilgi University (BİLGİ) students within the scope of...
Eu sunt zombie. Mă duc la vot! NEW
Gabriela Cretu (MEP) 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Mă duc la vot dar nu mă duc în coloană, cum spune fostul consilier al viitorului fost președinte; nu m-ar  deranja coloana de votanți la referendum dar mă duc singură, la secția de votare la care sunt arondată,  la câteva sute de metri d...
Nuevos inicios profesionales. Dejo de ser "un catalán en Madrid": destino Marruecos. NEW
Espacio de Ideas 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Hace días que no escribía en mi blog. Han sido días intensos en los que he tenido que gestionar muchos frentes para enfrentar un nuevo inicio personal y profesional. He estado "plegando velas" en España para iniciar una nueva etapa prof...
Nuevos inicios profesionales. Dejo de ser "un catalán en Madrid": destino Marruecos. NEW
Espacio de ideas - Espai d'idees 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Hace días que no escribía en mi blog. Han sido días intensos en los que he tenido que gestionar muchos frentes para enfrentar un nuevo inicio personal y profesional. He estado "plegando velas" en España para iniciar una nueva etapa prof...
Circumcision (2) NEW
martinned 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Things got a little awkward in the comments section of my earlier circumcision post today, because commenter Jade pointed out a rather glaring, embarrassing and altogether unforgivable shortcoming in my argument. The problem doesn't concern the ru...
Circumcision (2) NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Things got a little awkward in the comments section of my earlier circumcision post today, because commenter Jade pointed out a rather glaring, embarrassing and altogether unforgivable shortcoming in my argument. The problem doesn’t concern the...
What is left anti-semitism? NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
In view of some recent comments on this blog (see, especially, those below the piece Why won’t the IOC mark the Munich massacre?), and the Graun‘s despicable obituary of the “left” antisemite Alexander Cockburn, I though the foll...
europei non votanti NEW
Maldeuropa 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Ad ottobre si terranno in Belgio, le elezioni amministrative. Come molti sanno, dal trattato di Maastricht in poi, i cittadini UE hanno la possibilità di partecipare alle elezioni comunali ed europee di un altro paese UE. Per questo le autorità bel...
"Rejecting “economists are dumb” does not mean there are no dumb economists" by Andrew Watt NEW
Social Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Stephen Hill and I, along with some others, have been debating, in part, whether it is ok to lump all economists together, and put a “dumb” sticker on the whole lot. Have a look at this post - text is below – by Mark Thoma (US econo...
Anthropology roundup: Franz Boas and Neuroanthropology and more… NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
In Memoriam: Michel-Rolph Trouillot from American Anthropological Association by Joslyn O. Photo courtesy of University of Chicago Michel-Rolph Trouillot, 62, world-renowned anthropologist and historian, died July 5, 2012 following long struggles to...
Mali: Athletes Go to London Olympics With Heads Held High NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
"We will definitely be in London and our goal is to prove to the whole world that in spite of our struggles, our country is still standing." - Malian National Olympic Committee President...
i paradossi di Elio NEW
Maldeuropa 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Torniamo sulle citazioni di Elio Di Rupo, pubblicate nel precedente post, dove il primo ministro belga vi espone la sua visione europea. Europeista convinto come lo sono stati tutti gli esponenti del governo belga dal dopoguerra in poi, Di Rupo difen...
Who’s bluffing about a Grexit? NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
The recent utterings from Europe’s political elite regarding a Greek exit from the euro and reports that the IMF is ready to walk away have been hard to read. To what extent...
Ukraine, Georgia Accuse Russia of Hijacking Athletes’ Glory NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Some of Russia’s neighbors feel Moscow never really has gotten over losing control of them when the Soviet Union fell apart in 1991. Now, it seems Russia is claiming them back.
L’Europa secondo Elio NEW
Maldeuropa 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
“Faccio parte di coloro che vogliono più Europa, ma più Europa non vuol dire che è la Commissione Europea che deciderà per gli altri” [Elio Di Rupo - Premier belga, Mercoledì 27 giugno] ´ “L’Unione Europea siamo noi: è...
Bite your tongue, think twice and count to ten NEW
Babelblogs 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Whilst us boring Brits have to ‘think twice’ or ‘bite our tongues’ before saying something potentially polemic, the French get to do a sporty show of ‘turning their tongues around seven times’ in their mouths, and the Germans weigh them o...
Bite your tongue, think twice and count to ten NEW
Babelblogs 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Whilst us boring Brits have to ‘think twice’ or ‘bite our tongues’ before saying something potentially polemic, the French get to do a sporty show of ‘turning their tongues around seven times’ in their mouths, and the Germans weigh them o...
What Mitt will say? NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
American politicians are trying to guess or predict, according to American doctrines, who may be Mitt Romney as president of the United States. It is not an easy task because the Republican candidate started his contacts with the world by hosting in...
Mouvement Europeen-France /Communication du President suite aux obseques de Jean François-Poncet NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Paris, le jeudi 26 juillet 2012 Chères adhérentes, chers adhérents, Les obsèques de Monsieur Jean FRANÇOIS-PONCET, ancien Ministre des Affaires étrangères, Président du Mouvement Euro...
Deutschland | Die Abrechnung! | Cartoon (Cicero, Berlin) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Mehr....
Krize eurozóny | Co musí být řečeno (Süddeutsche Zeitung, Mnichov) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Zvláště v době krize je důležité si neustále připomínat základní fakta. Jak konstatoval list Süddeutsche Zeitung, ještě že se na tuto politiku můžeme spolehnout. Publikoval proto soupis nejlepších výroků politiků ke krizi eura.
Alemanha | Ajuste de contas | Ilustração (Cicero, Berlim) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Ver mais.
Eurokrise | Was gesagt werden muss (Süddeutsche Zeitung, München) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Gerade in Krisenzeiten ist es wichtig, die Fakten schonungslos auszusprechen. Gut, dass wir uns da auf die Politik verlassen können, konstatiert die Süddeutsche Zeitung und druckt ein Best-of der Politiker-Sprüche zur Eurokrise. Mehr....
Krize eurozóny | Lídři EU bloudí v neznámém prostředí (NRC Handelsblad, Rotterdam) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Evropští představitelé jsou už dva roky obviňováni z toho, že jejich strategie na řešení krize eura jsou pouhými „improvizacemi“. Lze jim to ale vzhledem k jedinečnému charakteru situace vytýkat? ptá se redaktor listu Handelsblatt...
There is a disturbance in the UK funding curve NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 7 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
FT Alphaville has already referred to the weird phenomenon of unsecured funds trading through secured funds in the UK this week, as reported by ICAP.By definition, secured borrowing...
Intervista (2/2) | Martin Schulz: “I leader europei sono in ritardo di due anni” | Blog NEW
Europa league 2 Years, 3 Months, 8 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Secondo Martin Shultz l’euro può ancora essere salvato, ma per farlo i capi di stato e di governo europei dovrebbero sforzarsi di oltrepassare i meccanismi e gli interessi politici personali e concedere una possibilità al Parlamen...
Ambush Marketers at the Olympics? Be Warned! NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 8 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) has taken stringent measures to try to ensure no ‘ambush marketing’ tactics are used during the London 2012 Olympics. A common feature at modern major sporting events, ambush marketers...
Ambush Marketers at the Olympics? Be Warned! NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 8 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) has taken stringent measures to try to ensure no ‘ambush marketing’ tactics are used during the London 2012 Olympics. A common feature at modern major sporting events, ambush marketers...
BIG NEWS: After twice losing out, Bristol is to submit its third bid for European Green Capital title NEW
La Treizième Étoile 2 Years, 3 Months, 8 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Last month, the South West’s regional capital Bristol missed out for the second time in its bid to be crowned European Green Capital 2014, losing out to Danish Capital Copenhagen. It was their second unsuccessful attempt having also lost out in 201...
ISIS-Europe Publishes Three New European Security Reviews NEW
ISIS Europe Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 8 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
by Aoife Spengeman This week ISIS-Europe published three new European Security Reviews (ESRs) in response current security and defence issues. ESR No 58 on War 2.0: A new battlefield written by Francois Ducrotté, explores the evolving nature of w...
Van Rompuy tops Twitter diplomacy rankings NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 8 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy is the best connected world leader on Twitter, according to a new study by public relations firm Burson-Marsteller...
Implementation, implementation, implementation NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 8 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Then and now the key to the door of the eurozone’s success survival, especially given the currency union’s propensity for contagion.There may be a relief rally because...
Good news: A sharp downturn in global wind turbine orders NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 3 Months, 8 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
There will - fortunately - be fewer of these ugly convoys in the coming yearsGlobal orders for wind turbines are down by 30% during the first half of this year. The largest wind turbines companies are fighting for survival, as governments have begun...
Crise da zona euro | Líderes da UE vagueiam em terreno desconhecido (NRC Handelsblad, Roterdão) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 3 Months, 8 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Os líderes europeus têm sido acusados, ao longo dos últimos dois anos e meio, de “improvisar” o seu rumo através da crise da dívida. Dada a singularidade desta última, porém, será que a culpa é exclusivamente deles? É a pergunta de um c...
How to refurbish all buildings by 2050 NEW
EU Energy Policy Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 8 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Buildings account for 40% of the total energy consumption of the EU and they are one of the most significant sources of greenhouse gas emissions (36% of the EU total). In order to achieve the 2050 EU building sector target, the energy performance of...