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From pettifogging to Andrew Duff MEP NEW
Grahnlaw Suomi Finland 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
The latest British PISA international educational survey scores (2009) being so impressive(?), the Conservative UK education secretary Michael Gove and his department officials have time to score points among anti-intellectuals by championing the cau...
Man U, a stake for Soros NEW
FT Alphaville 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 8 Hours ago
Hat-tip to Sam Jones — it’s a 7.85 per cent stake by George Soros.For every defeat to Everton…Also spotted in Monday evening SEC filings: Peter Thiel selling...
The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
ROUND UP Markets crawled to a close on Monday on light trading, as Eurozone news confused investors. The S&P 500 closed down 0.03 per cent. Meanwhile, yields on Spanish yields...
Correa, Assange y Garzón, ¡viva el espectáculo! NEW
Con acento hispano 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
No hay verano sin serpiente de verano, ni solsticio sin culebrón. Año tras año la historia parece repetirse cambiando personajes y temáticas pero cuando el calor aprieta y los mercados dan un respiro a los problemas ciertos, surgen los espectácu...
Correa, Assange y Garzón, ¡viva el espectáculo! NEW
Blogactiv 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
No hay verano sin serpiente de verano, ni solsticio sin culebrón. Año tras año la historia parece repetirse cambiando personajes y temáticas pero cuando el calor aprieta y los mercados dan un respiro a los problemas ciertos, surgen los espectácu...
As long as Euro-judges can make up the law, any renegotiation is worthless NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
It's difficult to agree terms with a body that can change those terms unilaterally. And that, sadly, is precisely what the Brussels institutions do. David Cameron admitted as much when last year's veto turned out to be void. While no reading of the...
Dissuasion cyber, défense et riposte NEW
EGEA 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Allez, pour reprendre, un petit billet sur la dissuasion dans le cyber. Voici donc quelques idées, parmi d'autres, et pas forcément originales. source Comme nous l’avons remarqué, la fonction défensive dans le cyberespace apparaît comme...
Avsked i Minsk NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: I dag kom nyheten att Vitrysslands president Lukashenko avskedat sin utrikesminister Martynov och ersatt honom med en presidentmakten mer närstående person. Bakgrunden till detta vet vi för dagen mycket lite om. Men det är svårt att s...
Avsked i Minsk NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: I dag kom nyheten att Vitrysslands president Lukashenko avskedat sin utrikesminister Martynov och ersatt honom med en presidentmakten mer närstående person. Bakgrunden till detta vet vi för dagen mycket lite om. Men det är svårt att s...
AT&T Mobile App Hackathon Goes International NEW
AT&T Policy Blog for Europe 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
When most people hear the word “hacker,” they think of someone doing something they shouldn’t. But not all hacking is bad. Recently, AT&T held an international hackathon at University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park in Miami, Fl...
I Quick-affärens kölvatten NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Jag sitter här i utlandet och hoppar upp och ner av otålighet. Om ett par dagar skall jag flyga till Sverige – och kan då äntligen få tag i ett exemplar av Hannes Råstams bok om fallet Thomas Quick.De flesta politiker verkar nu vara överens...
CCR - vedere epistemologică (sic!) NEW
Gabriela Cretu (MEP) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Trăim într-o țară dezbinată. Din această cauză, orice convergență de opinii  este motiv de bucurie. În aceste zile, numeroase voci  spun că un lucru este obligatoriu: din tot ceea ce se întâmplă trebuie să învățăm ceva! Las̵...
Going for (long-run) Greek growth NEW
FT Alphaville 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Troika negotiations drone on. Meanwhile:Click the chart to enlarge — courtesy of Gabriel Sterne of Exotix.That’s a near 60 per cent gain in a fortnight for the...
KLONE YOURSELF NEW
Babelblogs 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
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Plantu on Putin and Pussy Riot NEW
¡No Pasarán! 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
• Pussy Riot girls: [singing]• Putin: Hey, girls, not so loud!! We can no longer hear the Syrian melody!When a Democrat is in the White House, and the American superpower is not involved in a given conflict, Europeans like Plantu can finally soar...
Brad DeLong on the Euro Crisis NEW
French Politics: Europe 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Brad is terrified:When I came to his piece I was terrified about the economic future of Europe: I had moderated a panel composed of Barry Eichengreen and Wolfgang Munchau last month in Rio de Janiero that had made me want to hide under the table and...
Now, that is one mighty fine interest rate sensitivity disclosure NEW
FT Alphaville 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
While interest rates are likely to stay low for some time yet, they can’t be that way forever. When rates finally go up, banks could be in a position to profit — provided...
Expectations about expectations: auspicabili effetti di un Piano europeo di Sviluppo Sostenibile (seconda parte) NEW
Eurobull 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
L'idea di un grande Piano europeo per lo sviluppo ha a che vedere con quella che è stata definita la necessità di un big bazooka per l'Europa (anche se, in quest'ultimo caso, la tesi era quella di incrementare le risorse a favore dell'EFSF) o, in t...
“Energie per la Ricerca”: Enel e Miur promuovono un bando di concorso per 20 premi di laurea NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Il progetto si presenta come il primo realizzato da Enel Foundation in collaborazione con la Fondazione CRUI. Gli obiettivi principali sono stati enunciati dal Presidente della Fondazione CRUI, Marco Mancini, il quale parla del progetto come un punto...
Paul Ryan and Hayek vs Rand NEW
FT Alphaville 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Colourful language warning – well, it is Ayn Rand:[Rand] thinks Hayek’s definition of a person’s “own sphere” in which his views are supreme could...
The ‘Shale Gas Revolution’: Developments and Changes NEW
3E Intelligence 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
“The ‘shale gas revolution’ in the United States created an oversupply of liquefied natural gas and downward pressure on gas prices across the globe. Disappointing outcomes have reduced the hype about the prospects for shale gas in Euro...
#Apple ist die wertvollste Firma *ever* NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
#Apple ist die wertvollste Firma *ever*: Ich habe die Nachricht, als sie vorhin über den Ticker rauschte, für einen Fake gehalten. Zwar ist Apple bei einem Aktienkurs von mehr als 660 Dollar je Aktie etwa 620 Milliarden Dollar wert. Und damit mehr...
#Apple ist die wertvollste Firma *ever* NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
#Apple ist die wertvollste Firma *ever*: Ich habe die Nachricht, als sie vorhin über den Ticker rauschte, für einen Fake gehalten. Zwar ist Apple bei einem Aktienkurs von mehr als 660 Dollar je Aktie etwa 620 Milliarden Dollar wert. Und damit mehr...
Putting a price on the rivers and rain diminishes us all NEW
3E Intelligence 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
"By turning the natural world into a subsidiary of the corporate economy, it reasserts the biblical doctrine of dominion. It slices the biosphere into component commodities: already the government’s task force is talking of "unbundling&...
Einseitige Gleichberechtigung NEW
RandomInsights (AT) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Am Frequency1 machte ein interessantes Gerücht die Runde: Auf einer der Herrentoiletten wäre ein Mädl vergewaltigt worden, deswegen dürfen Damen ab sofort nur mehr aufs Damenklo gehen. So absurd dieses Gerücht auch war – wie soll nur jeman...
Einseitige Gleichberechtigung NEW
RandomInsights (AT) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Am Frequency1 machte ein interessantes Gerücht die Runde: Auf einer der Herrentoiletten wäre ein Mädl vergewaltigt worden, deswegen dürfen Damen ab sofort nur mehr aufs Damenklo gehen. So absurd dieses Gerücht auch war &ndash...
Un automne de tous les dangers attend l’euro NEW
L'Europe décalèe 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Si le mois d’août a été relativement rassurant sur le front de la dette souveraine, les signaux indiquant que l’on se dirige vers un “septembre noir” pour l’euro se multiplient. La méfiance entre les Etats “vertueux” et les plus end...
Galloway: “What’s alleged (against Assange) isn’t even a minor misdemeanour in the UK” NEW
Shiraz Socialst 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours ago
Galloway: “I mean not everybody needs to be asked prior to each insertion. Some people believe that when you go to bed with somebody, take off your clothes, and have sex with them and then fall asleep, you’re already in the sex game with...
Tory police candidate interfered in fraud probe on behalf of friend NEW
Political Scrapbook 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
With disgraced tycoon and fugitive Asil Nadir convicted at the Old Bailey of three counts of theft this afternoon, let’s spare a thought for former Conservative MP Michael Mates, who lost his job in John Major’s government over his links...
Ideas To Think Upon Before Buying The Tanning Beds NEW
WeAreProEU Community Blog 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Are you getting near in finalizing your decision of purchasing the tanning beds for sale you often see in market? Are you one of the individuals who also think and consider these beds as the best product that would make your skin tanned even without...
Berlin prépare son engagement dans EUCAP Nestor NEW
Bruxelles2 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Le gouvernement allemand a approuvé jeudi (le 16 août) un projet de loi permettant la présence de militaires et policiers dans EUCAP Nestor, la nouvelle mission européenne déployée en Afrique de l’Est et Océan indien pour re...
Before they Used ‘em, They Abused ‘em NEW
¡No Pasarán! 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
A part of the bourgeoisie wants to redress social grievances in order to assure the maintenance of bourgeois society.Included in it are economists, philanthropists, humanitarians, do-gooders for the working classes, charity organisers, animal welfare...
Crise da zona euro | O outono de todos os perigos (Público, Lisboa) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
O mês de agosto foi relativamente tranquilizador, na frente da dívida soberana. No entanto, multiplicam-se os sinais de que estamos a caminhar para um "setembro negro" para o euro. A desconfiança entre os Estados "virtuosos" e...
Dluhová krize | Podzim plný nástrah (Público, Lisabon) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Zatímco srpen přinesl, co se státních dluhů týče, relativní uklidnění, podle množících se signálů čeká euro „černé září“. Nedůvěra mezi „disciplinovanými“ a nejzadluženějšími státy dosáhla takového stupně, že...
Schuldenkrise | Heißer Herbst in Euroland (Público, Lissabon) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Herrscht im August die Ruhe vor dem Sturm? In der Staatsschuldenkrise deuten immer mehr Signale auf einen „Schwarzen September“ für den Euro: Das Misstrauen der „tugendhaften“ Staaten gegenüber den höher verschuldeten Ländern sitzt so tie...
The glacier and the tiger NEW
mirrors to outside 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Some years ago a friend told me that, working in Washington for her own PhD, she was worried about her little daughter, growing without seeing a real cow, not knowing where the milk and the butter, not to mention the hamburgers, do comes from. So it...
A social fabric roundup. Orhan Pamuk’s latest revelations, RIP: Müşfik Kenter, “Prayers and Products”, “Scientific” Racism NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
In Memoriam | Müşfik Kenter (1932-2012) from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M   Müşfik Kenter (9 September 1932-15 August 2012) was a Turkish award winning actor, focused mainly theater and voice acting. His sister Yıldız Kenter (October 11, 1928...
Humor in Europa (1/10) | Deutsche Satire oder „politische Hygiene“ (Le Monde, Paris) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Bierernst, die Deutschen? Ganz im Gegenteil. Im ersten Teil seiner Serie über Humor in Europa entdeckt Le Monde das Kabarett, das Prinzip des „gemeinsamen Lachens“ und findet den deutschen Humor gut durchorganisiert. Mehr....
Tant que les Etats européens s'opposeront par services interposés, l'Union politique demeurera un projet illusoire ! NEW
Regards citoyens 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Se passe-t-il un jour, une semaine, un mois sans que l'actualité révèle le caractère épineux, pour ne pas dire plus, du dessous des cartes de dossiers géopolitiques, géostratégiques, économiques ou monétaires mettant en jeu de...
El glaciar y el tigre NEW
mirrors to outside 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Algunos años atrás una amiga me contaba que estudiando en los Estados Unidos le preocupaba que su hija no llegase nunca a ver una vaca de verdad. Como podría la pequeña Isabel saber de donde salía la leche, o la mantequilla, por no decir el lomi...
Non-euro countries hit by EU construction decline NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
European Union leaders will begin a week of key meetings on the debt crisis against a backdrop of a worsening economic outlook, with the latest figures for the construction sector showing output falling even in the eurozone core...
Eurokrise | Strandnachbar | Cartoon (Trouw, Amsterdam) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Mehr....
Crise da zona euro | Vizinho de toalha | Ilustração (Trouw, Amesterdão) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Ver mais.
The Marikana Mine Workers Massacre – the War on the Poor NEW
Shiraz Socialst 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
An article by abahlali baseMjondolo: http://abahlali.org/node/9035 Shiraz Socialist is not in a position to judge whether this article is fair and/or accurate, but we publish it in the interest information and debate: After the brutal, heartless an...
Updating Google's voice in Europe NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Today, this blog is making a small but significant change to its name. The Google European Public Policy Blog is becoming the Google Europe Blog. When we first launched this blog four years ago, the idea was to focus on Brussels-based European Unio...
O humor na Europa (1/10) | A sátira alemã ou a “higiene política” (Le Monde, Paris) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Quem disse que os alemães não sabem rir? Neste primeiro episódio da sua série sobre o humor, o Le Monde explora os Kabarett, esses templos da sátira política que se mantiveram, mesmo nos tempos da Alemanha de Leste. Ver mais.
Humor v Evropě (1/10) | Německá satira „politickou hygienou“ (Le Monde, Paříž) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Kdo řekl, že Němci nemají smysl pro humor? Francouzský deník le Monde v první části seriálu o humoru vypráví o kabarettu, svatyni politické satiry, která má v Německu dlouholetou tradici a udržela se i v době NDR. Více.
Deleveraging Leveraged Banks NEW
Euronomist 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
In the banking word a leverage example follows a process like the one described below (this overly simplified version of leveraging is called securitization and was first introduced in the US as early as 1970): 1. A Bank with 100euros in deposit...
Abductions of Turkish Citizens in Lebanon. Turks might begin to realize what they are up to… A FP roundup… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Ankara issues travel warning to Lebanon after abductions from Hurriyet Daily News Ankara issues a warning for Turkish citizens against travelling to Lebanon after the latest abductions as one kidnapped Turk calls on Turkish gov’t for help   Tu...