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That closing ceremony…. NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Yes, I did – watch the closing ceremony of the London Olympics, that is. I think our American cousins will have been less puzzled with this evening’s offerings than they were with the opening ceremony but, still, there were some strange,...
No coffee in sight, but Starbuck speeds to trial NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
A fascinating pair of cases came to court last month, both arising from the planned launch by Sky of its NOW TV service, the objections of owners of earlier trade marks containing the word "now", the assault on the validity of those registrations by...
La pensée et la guerre (1) (J. Guitton) NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Voici un livre très important que Jean D m'a conseillé. Jean Guitton est un philosophe, catholique mais pas bigot, qui avait une certaine influence après- guerre : certains d'entre vous le connaissent probablement pour son classique "Le trava...
150 vuotta Suomen nousua NEW
Alex Stubb blogi (FI) 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Tästä on hyvä aloittaa syyskausi 3 viikon loman jälkeen - olin nimittäin eilen sunnuntaina puhumassa Joroisilla Koskenhovin kartanon juhlassa. Alla ajatuksiani siitä, kuinka Suomi on noussut yhdestä Euroopan köyhimmistä maista yhdeksi maailm...
Who is the biggest loser of the London Olympics: UKIP or the Daily Mail? NEW
Euronotes 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
(This is an unusually short post, just a quick thought I had watching the Olympics.) British olympians or TeamGB have done wonderfully, coming third in the medal rankings. It’s not only a superb result, but a great moral boost to a country figh...
The Andrews Twitter affair says a lot about how Fianna Fail runs its own affairs. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
I ran against Chris Andrews in 1999, and found him to be a warm and decent guy who I can only imagine must be mortified at where his actions have led him. But what fascinates me more about this whole affair is the background to it, which seems to be...
“Socially Significant,” as Defined by Astana NEW
East of Center 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
A newspaper owned by the ruling Nur Otan party won $23 million in state tenders from 2009 to 2011.
Cette semaine : qui note les profs ? NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Retrouvez dans l’émission : Hanté par la traditionnelle « visite de l’inspecteur », le Blogueur enquête en France, où l’on projette de faire évaluer les professeurs par les proviseurs ; en Allemagne, où les collégiens notent déj...
Cette semaine : qui note les profs ? NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Retrouvez dans l’émission : Hanté par la traditionnelle « visite de l’inspecteur », le Blogueur enquête en France, où l’on projette de faire évaluer les professeurs par les proviseurs ; en Allemagne, où les collégiens notent déj...
Plaidoyer pour les « free school » NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Minutes ago
The Economist, 7 juillet 2012 (hebdomadaire américain considéré comme libéral) Pendant des décennies, trop de spécialistes de l’éducation ont succombé à la tyrannie des attentes négatives, au moins en ce qui concerne les élèves au bas...
Plaidoyer pour les “free school” NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Minutes ago
The Economist, 7 juillet 2012 (hebdomadaire américain considéré comme libéral) Pendant des décennies, trop de spécialistes de l’éducation ont succombé à la tyrannie des attentes négatives, au moins en ce qui concerne les élèves au bas d...
New Small Nokias On Their Way Up NEW
Northernwille’s Blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Minutes ago
When Nokia announced that thousands of people will have to leave the company in Finland, it sent a panic wave all the way from Helsinki to the polar circle. The Finns thought that the good days were over. But it … Continue reading →...
New Small Nokias On Their Way Up NEW
Northernwille’s Blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Minutes ago
When Nokia announced that thousands of people will have to leave the company in Finland, it sent a panic wave all the way from Helsinki to the polar circle. The Finns thought that the good days were over. But it … Continue reading →...
Die XXX. Olympischen Sommerspiele der Neuzeit sind in Europa Geschichte NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 22 Minutes ago
Die XXX. Olympischen Sommerspiele der Neuzeit sind Geschichte – das Feuer im Olympiastadion ist erloschen. Die rund um die Uhr pulsierende Gastgeberstadt London hat sich als großartiger Gastgeber präsentiert. Die Sportstätten wie das Olympia...
Diese Woche wieder: Wer benotet die Lehrer? NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 28 Minutes ago
Die Hauptdarsteller unserer aktuellen Sendung sind gerade in den Ferien: die Lehrer. Sollten sie auch benotet werden – und wenn ja, von wem? Der Blogger hat sich mal umgehört. Die Sendung Der Blogger schaut sich unterschiedliche Handhabungen...
Diese Woche wieder: Wer benotet die Lehrer? NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 28 Minutes ago
Die Hauptdarsteller unserer aktuellen Sendung sind gerade in den Ferien: die Lehrer. Sollten sie auch benotet werden – und wenn ja, von wem? Der Blogger hat sich mal umgehört. Die Sendung Der Blogger schaut sich unterschiedliche Handhabungen d...
Der Europäische Stellvertreterkrieg in Syrien NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 31 Minutes ago
Mit der gemeinsamen Planung für eine Flugverbotszone in Syrien drohen die Verbündeten USA und Türkei dem syrischen Regime und demonstrieren Einigkeit. Gleichzeitig verschaffen sich die Amerikaner aber auch eine Art Vetorecht über türkische Milit...
Cameroon: Olympic Escape - Blame the System, Not the Athletes NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 35 Minutes ago
"It's rather sad, however, to see that our country has become a prison, from which everyone wants to escape at any cost." Cameroon delves into reasons behind the disappearance of seven athletes from the 2012 London Olympic Games.
The Owl Of Minerva NEW
A Fistful of Euros 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 38 Minutes ago
Last week was the fifth anniversary of the outbreak of the global financial crisis. Not uncoincidentally it was also the fifth anniversary of continually rising unemployment in Spain , since it was in early summer 2007 that seasonally adjusted Spanis...
Tajani presenta il decalogo per il turista europeo NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 25 Minutes ago
Alla vigilia dei weekend da “bollino nero” la Commissione europea ha stilato dieci semplici regole per evitare che la vacanza tanto agognata si trasformi in un incubo. Il Vicepresidente della Commissione europea Antonio Tajani ha presentato il de...
UK EU referendum: Worry or opportunity? NEW
Grahnlaw Suomi Finland 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 34 Minutes ago
After a few blog posts about the rocky relationship of the United Kingdom ”with Europe”, it is time to take a look at what a few others have written recently. Here are some British voices. EUobserver Benjamin Fox on EUobserver notes the Bri...
Discovering Fantastic Results On Electric Operated Dog Fence NEW
WeAreProEU Community Blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Have you considered buying your dog the electric dog fence? Yes, this is the electric fence that most dog owners are now using whereas you could see them satisfied with this product's performance. Making someone purchase the mentioned high-end dog fe...
Our #wlic2012 FAIFE panel “Sleepwalking into a control society?” Storified: NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
IFLA 2012 Conference Session 75 Sleepwalking into a control society? Committee on Free Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE) Congress track 1: Open access and digital resources. 12 August 2012 13:45 – 15:45 | Room: Sessio...
A summer day in the Famennes NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
We all have gloomy memories of that dreadful stretch of wet, grey days throughout June and early July here in Belgium. Today, at least, was a glorious summer’s day. We travelled down to the Famennes (the region just north of the Ardennes) for l...
Pussy Riot: Russia’s Plastic People? NEW
Dr. Sean's Diary 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
The widely criticised detention and trial of the three members of the Russian feminist punk collective Pussy Riot, now awaiting verdicts in Moscow on charges of ‘hooliganism’ for an anti-Putin protest happening at the Cathedral of Christ...
Pussy Riot: Russia’s Plastic People? NEW
Dr. Sean's Diary 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
The widely criticised detention and trial of the three members of the Russian feminist punk collective Pussy Riot, now awaiting verdicts in Moscow on charges of ‘hooliganism’ for an anti-Putin protest happening at the Cathedral of Christ...
Culture: Yours, Mine and Ours: Some Thoughts NEW
Title of the blog ...Sempre Sicilia: Immigration , Migration and 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
In my work, my interactions with people, my poetry and fiction—–in  my life in general,  I am always exploring the …Continue reading »...
Sovereign Nations Looking More Like Home. More Europe Reaches New Lows. NEW
Martin Nangle photojournalist blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 5 Hours ago
It was always going to be a hard sell. It was always about the test, the probation period to see if it could work. The push to forge a European Superstate, (the Europe Project), has hit new lows in popularity with Europeans. Cry our beloved countries...
Où sont et qui sont les socialistes roumains ? NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
De grands mots ! La nation souveraine Le peuple roumain est souverain. Nul ne remet et n’a remis cette souveraineté en question. Etre un peuple souverain n’empêche pas de respecter les contrats signés, c’est une question de dignité. La Rou...
Global Hegemony Of The UK And The US Falters … As Political Restructuring Of Europe Nears … A Fall In US Treasuries As Well As International Treasuries Turns Bonds Turn Lower … All Forms Of Fiat Wealth Are Now Falling Lower In Value … Gold Rises In Value NEW
EconomicReview Journal 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Financial market report for the week ending Friday August 10, 2012; this is eighteenth week of entry into the Second Great Depression. 1) … In a global economic paradigm shift, Bonds, BND, traded lower this week; the see saw destruction of fiat wea...
Det politiska höstmodet NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Höstterminen närmar sig oroväckande snabbt och det gäller att klämma ut det sista ur semestern för att ladda batterierna.Samtidigt känner jag mig mer och mer frustrerad inför ännu en säsong svensk och europeisk politik.Den svenska politiska...
Deppert statt Olympia-Medaille NEW
Zur Politik 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Bei den Olympischen Spielen gab es im Spiel um Platz 3 beim Fußball einen politischen Eklat. Ausgetragen wurde die Partie zwischen Südkorea und Japan, erstere gewannen. Daraufhin hielt ein Spieler der Koreaner ein Plakat in die Höhe…: “...
UK wind energy policy: "Everything about this is delusional" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Wind power is inefficient and an enormous waste of money everywhere. Christopher Booker explains the sad reality of the Cameron government´s wind energy policy: Anyone impressed by the efficient way in which Britain has organised the Olympic Ga...
Croatia – London Olympics 2012: Yesss another Bronze medal Men’s Handball NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
  Just saw live telecast of Olympic Bronze medal Men’s Handball match Croatia Vs Hungary and the Croatian team, nicknamed “Cowboys” simply nailed the medal. Well done! That makes the 6th Olympic glory medal for Croatia, so far. All eyes no...
UK greatness in splendid isolation? NEW
Grahnlaw Suomi Finland 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Why did I offer examples from British tabloids about the EU budget in the latest blog post to illustrate the media landscape with regard to the European Union? According to the Chatham House-YouGov survey 2012, the six top phrases the public in the...
13. August 1961 in Berlin/Deutschland NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
„Der Tag des Mauerbaus ist ein tiefer Einschnitt für unsere Stadt, für Deutschland und für Europa gewesen. Wir gedenken aller Menschen, die an der Mauer gestorben sind, die dort verletzt und die verfolgt und eingesperrt wurden, weil sie ihre Fre...
Sociedad perfecta NEW
The Rebel Tank 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Políticamente hablando, ¿qué es una sociedad perfecta? Se me ocurre recordar la idea que Aristóteles, y luego santo Tomás, y más recientemente Maritain, tenían a este respecto. Para ellos una sociedad perfecta no sería aquella que carece de d...
On the fallacies of Otmar Issing and the need for a European political union NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Mr Otmar Issing is a prominent German economist. He was one of the architects of the euro, serving as a member of the European Central Bank’s Executive Board. On July 29, 2012 he published an article on the Financial Times titled“Europe
The euro is not irreversible – Nothing is NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Time and again we have heard European Union officials stressing that the Euro is irreversible and that any speculation on its potential breakup is completely groundless. Though I myself remain slightly optimistic and am not an advocate of a breakup o...
The language law – Extraordinary session of Odessa City Council NEW
OdessaTalk 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Not so very long ago I wrote about the then pending language law in the RADA, the implications of it and the effects it would have on the people of Odessa. Well, as of a few days ago, that law is no longer pending and has been signed by the President...
Edinburgh Festival, and my part in its success NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
There’s a festival on in Edinburgh, and I’m contributing as follows:- Tuesday August 21st 6pm – 7pm I am performing at Poems in the Pub in the Captain’s Bar Poems in the Pub is on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 6pm – 7p...
Don't Count on Germany to Vote for Europe NEW
Judy Dempsey’s Strategic Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours ago
If given the chance, Germans would vote against giving more powers to Brussels. Then what would happen to Europe?
Österreichs Kindergärten wenig egalitär NEW
Raetischer Bote - Nachrichten aus einer europäischen Provinz 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
ZUM LESEN/VERGRÖSSERN DIE TABELLE ANKLICKEN!  Die Länder sind in absteigender Reihenfolge der Punktzahldifferenz  im Zusammenhang mit einem Vorschulbesuch von über einem Jahr  angeordnet, nach Berücksichtigung des sozioökonomisch...
Of mice and rice: when registration's not nice? NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Most Kats get by pretty well on a balanced diet of delicacies, preferably four-legged ones which squeak and two-legged ones which flap.  Apart from being made of meat, which is what they normally eat, their live prey provides these largely seden...
#wlic2012 -In 15 min. our session to begin. here are my fragments of ideas… [Response: New media control in Europe] NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
DO PLEASE TAKE IT AS AN EARLY DRAFT… Response: New media control in Europe -Erkan Saka, Assistant Professor, Istanbul Bilgi University, School of Communication Intro: I am mostly knowledgeable about the Turkish Case. I will add the most recent...
Want the EU application reconsidered NEW
EU News from Iceland 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Katrín JakobsdóttirLeading people in the junior coalition partner of Iceland's government, the Left Green Movement, including the vice-chairman and at least most of their ministers and MPs believe the country's EU application should be reconsidered...
The (Olympic) end of the old, divided Europe? NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Pro-Europeans on Facebook have been busy posting the number of medals Europe won at the London Olympics (although some of them now, interestingly, make a distinction between the Eurozone’s and the EU’s medals). In that context, a throwaw...
Book Review: The Eurocentric Conception of World Politics NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
The Eurocentric Conception of World Politics argues that throughout its history most international theory has been embedded within various forms of Eurocentrism. Kent Deng finds the book launches a devastating critique of the Western approach to worl...
Book Review: Exceptional People: How migration shaped our world and will define our future NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Arnaud Vaganay finds Ian Goldin‘s book to be a great contribution to migration studies, packed with statistics, maps, and important discussions on migratory pressure in Europe. The long historical perspective will be welcome by all those who w...
My Olympian change of heart NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
As a general rule, I subscribe to Orwell’s somewhat negative view of sport. I have not voluntarily watched any Olympic event on telly (as opposed to being in a pub while the 100 meters final was beamed onto a big screen to the obvious carna...