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French feminists join campaign against EU Fiscal Compact NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
French feminists have joined a growing campaign against a new EU treaty arguing that women would be in the frontline of a scary new world of ‘permanent austerity’ . The Fiscal Compact, set to be tabled for a vote in the National Assembly...
Corporations and Political Debate: Taxation & Regulation NEW
The Worden Report 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Under an American judicial doctrine, the corporation is a legal person, whose wealth translated into political influence is speech protected by the first Amendment. It is no matter that the corporation is an artifice constructed by the state for econ...
BÜRGER and Bürgerbräu NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 8 Hours ago
Dinner This Kat loves beer and burgers, and in an ideal world, a burger and a beer at the same time. So it was with a slightly distracted mind that the General Court's recent decision in Case T-460/11 Scandic Distilleries SA v OHIM finding a likelih...
Moscow closes US Agency for International Development (USAID) mission in Russia NEW
Power&Politics Weblog 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Agency for International Development U.S. ( USAID ) has ended its work in Russia, at the request of the Russian side, it said in a press statement issued by the State Department, without specifying the reasons that generated the request of the a...
The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
ROUND-UPFedEx shares fell 3.1 per cent after it cut its forecast for the 2013 fiscal year, an outlook which helped to send the rest of the market struggling to post gains. The...
Das journalistische Perpetuum mobile NEW
Blog von Andreas Grieß 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Mit gewissem Ärger verfolge ich in den letzten Tagen die Berichterstattung zum Burda-Heft „Treat“. Für alle, die nicht mitbekommen haben, was das ist: Es handelt sich um ein Lifestyle-Magazin, dass von Schülern der Burda-Journalistenschule ers...
Strange EU tender. Strangely low price. But Germans´ve won! NEW
Bruselská spojka 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Strange tender, indeed. Prices offered by German company Bechtle in the tender ‘IT Hardware Acquisition Channel for the GSA’ are totally unbelievable. As low as unbeatable. But they are binding for the tenderer and they will be considered for...
L’inutilité des procès en bonne et due forme NEW
Politique du Netz 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Les ayants-droits préfèrent recourir que de poursuivre les pirates par des moyens judiciaires conventionnels. C'est devenu un véritable modèle économique.
Russia: Continued Scandals Plague the Registration of Opposition Candidates NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Earlier today, blogger Maksim Kononenko highlighted [ru] the Coordinating Council candidacy of convicted terrorist and neonazi Nikolai Korolev, who was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of fifteen people in 2006. On the election's offi...
Und wieder 4 Schiffsfonds pleite NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Macht angesichts der mehr als 100, die in der aktuellen Krise bereits die Grätsche gemacht haben, den Braten auch nicht mehr fett. Wir trauern alle um die Ärzte und Rechtsanwälte, die in diese Dinger ihr Geld gesteckt haben, vor allem weil man dan...
Riksdagen i centrum NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Detta var riksdagsöppnandets högtidliga dag, och ty följande har jag tillbringat huvuddelen av min tid på Helgeandsholmen i samband med detta. Utrikespolitiken fick i allt väsentligt stå åt sidan denna dag. Men minglet och mötena i...
A “Federation of nation States” and other keywords of the State of Union address NEW
Europe’s Café 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
On Wednesday 12th September 2012, the President of the European Commission (EC), José Manuel Barroso, addressed the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), during their plenary session, to deliver the annual State of Union address. This initiativ...
Indépendance écossaise NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
La possible indépendance de l’Écosse (le referendum sur l’indépendance aura lieu en 2014) aura des conséquences stratégiques sur la Grande-Bretagne, l'Otan mais aussi l'équilibre européen en matière de sécurité. Et bien que personne n'y...
Germans are finally losing patience with the euro racket NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Forty-nine per cent of Germans, according to Die Welt, think they would be better off without the EU, as against only 32 per cent who think they would suffer. Who'd have thought it, eh? Germans being fleeced by the EU? Es braucht keinen Geist, Gnäd...
David Viniar retiring as Goldman CFO NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
From the bank on Tuesday…NEW YORK, September 18, 2012 — The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) today announced that Harvey M. Schwartz, the global co-head of the Securities Division,...
Russia: Omsk Telecom Temporarily Bans YouTube NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
For roughy seven hours earlier today, Rostelecom's customers in Omsk were unable to access YouTube. The short-lived ban prompted a flurry of panicked online activity, including urgent tweets [ru] from the city's most vocal netizen, Viktor K...
Les amistats perilloses de la primera dama NEW
Oh! Europa 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Per lògica, si Herman Van Rompuy és el president del Consell Europeu, la seva dona es converteix en la primera dama europea. Doncs bé, aquesta first lady, potser avorrida en el paper de consort, ha fet el salt a la política activa en les eleccion...
The EU Needs an Avantgarde NEW
Judy Dempsey’s Strategic Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Unconventional times call for unconventional solutions . As painful as the process of adjustment will be ,it is inescapable. The sooner it happens, the better.
Rafale et Typhoon de concert en Ecosse NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Les pilotes français et britanniques ont battu l’air écossais, de concert, à bord d’un Rafale et d’un Typhoon volant de concert. C’était vendredi dernier dans l’ouest de l’Ecosse. Un vol symbolique...
Part-time work helps employment NEW
Alter Publicus 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Center for Economic Studies and the Ifo Institute in Munich have recently published a comparative study on European labor markets during the period of economic crisis. It has presented a [...]...
Wylaczenie stosowania Dyrektywy Obronnej ze wzgledu na koniecznosc ochrony informacji niejawnych NEW
Eurozamowienia.pl 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Ze wzgledu na kwestie zwiazane z bezpieczenstwem panstwa, zamówienia publiczne w sektorze obronnym zawsze charakteryzuja sie duza wrazliwoscia. Próba znalezienia zlotego srodka miedzy otwarciem rynku na konkurencje, przy jednoczesnym za...
As trouble brews in East Asia – the EU is quiet NEW
the FRIDE blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
The Head of FRIDE’s Agora Asia-Europe programme, Gauri Khandekar, has written an opinion piece for EUobserver about the ongoing dispute between China and Japan in the East China Sea. The original version can be found here, and the text is also...
Nevroticele defulari ale domnului Emil Constantinescu: Despre pizma si orbire NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Este infiorator de jenant sa vezi un om odinioara respectabil, ajuns la o varsta care ar trebui sa fie a intelepciunii, sustinand o sleahta de aventurieri iresponsabili. Este deprimant sa vezi un fost rector al Universitatii din Bucuresti refuzand sa...
Russia: SocialCamp, Crowdsourcing and Open Data NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
A SocialCamp Russia 'unconference' took place in Moscow from 7th to 9th of September. Over the course of three days social activists spoke about projects aimed at raising awareness, improving mutual understanding, promoting philanthropy, and much mor...
"Handbuch Menschenrechte" der OEZA zum kostenlosen Download NEW
Faires Europa 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Das Handbuch Menschenrechte dient als praktische Anleitung zur Umsetzung des Menschenrechtsansatzes in der Österreichischen Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und geht im Wesentlichen auf die in den Leitlinien definierten drei Ebenen Integration einer Mensc...
A Cyprus cultural evening at the EESC NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
The opening of the exhibition was followed by a Cyprus cultural evening, with our President, Staffan Nilsson, welcoming the Permanent Representative, Kornelios Korneliou and Androulla Vassiliou, the (Cypriot) European Commissioner for Education, Cult...
Kelvin MacKenzie doorstepped over Hillsborough NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
He didn’t like it up ‘im From Alex Thompson’s Channel 4 blog: Mr MacKenzie has not given any interviews at all since the publication of last week’s Hillsborough report. Channel 4 News repeatedly called him requesting an interview.
Kelvin MacKenzie doorstepped over Hillsborough NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
He didn’t like it up ‘im (-self): From Alex Thompson’s Channel 4 blog: Mr MacKenzie has not given any interviews at all since the publication of last week’s Hillsborough report. Channel 4 News repeatedly called him requesting an i...
FOMC doves speak first NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
A cheat sheet for the hawk-dove breakdown on the FOMC (click to enlarge, via Credit Suisse):Two of the dove-iest doves gave speeches today, expressing support for what the committee did last week....
{News-Scanner} Die Europäische Union: Entdemokratisierung und Sozialabbau NEW
Faires Europa 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Die sogenannte Euro-Krise hat deutlich vor Augen geführt, dass die Europäische Union in ihrer gegenwärtigen Verfaßtheit kein Friedensprojekt, sondern ein imperialistisches Staatenbündnis ist, bei dem sich die starken kapitalistischen Länder geg...
Envision Cyprus – Memories Alive NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
This evening, back at the EESC’s Jacques Delors headquarters building, an art exhibition, Envision Cyprus – Memories Alive, was opened by the Committee’s Vice-President, Anna Maria Darmanin, and the Permanent Representative of Cypru...
What the tomb of the unknown man tells us | Peter Thompson NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
He was buried in the Italian town where he died 15 years ago and given a headstone by a local man. It's a story that says much about what it is to be human"There is always a benefactor looking after you."This was the message inscribed on the tomb of...
New Tension Over Russian Media Law NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
A move by Russian authorities to ban a trailer for the anti-Islamic film has revived tensions over a controversial new media law and has led the communications minister to warn that it could result in all of YouTube being blocked.
« Une fédération d’Etats-Nations » et autres mots-clés du discours sur l’état de l’Union NEW
Au Café de l'Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Mercredi 12 septembre 2012, le Président de la Commission Européenne, José Manuel Barroso, s’est adressé en séance plénière aux députés européens pour le discours annuel sur l’état de l’Union (State of Union address). Cette initiativ...
'Lack of ambition' in EU energy directive NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Ordinary consumers were often forgotten in the debate over the Energy Efficiency Directive that was passed by MEPs last week – and some fundamental flaws meant it fell short of what it could have achieved, writes Monique Goyens...
Bulgaria butts into Scots booze plans NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
MINIMUM pricing plans for booze have come under fire from the Bulgarian Government. The 50p minimum unit price for alcohol was passed by MSPs in Holyrood earlier this year. But the Bulgarian Government has objected to the European Commission about th...
Mise à jour. Pas de droit au suicide assisté dit la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme (CEDH) . NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
L’engagement du président français François Hollande de revoir la loi Leonetti sur la fin de vie et la sortie d’un film de qualité, « quelques heures de printemps » donnent au sujet un regain d’actualité indéniable. L’arrêt de la...
Rumänien | Roma zwischen Heimkehr und Aufbruch (Evenimentul Zilei, Bukarest) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Paris verschärft seine Abschiebe-Politik von Roma nach Rumänien oder Bulgarien, doch für einige wird das Hin- und Herreisen zum willkommenen Nebeneinkommen. Grund: unter anderem die Rückkehrprämie, die Frankreich ihnen für eine „freiwillige
EU dependence on foreign oil and gas not sustainable NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Europe's reliance on imported energy results in geo-strategic problems related to foreign policy - given that Russia, Algeria, Saudi Arabia and Nigeria are the major suppliers - says Britta Thomsen...
British politicians are praising Germany: but is it just a passing fad? NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Labour figures have praised the 'German model' and Tories admire Berlin's fiscal prudence. Behind the scenes, it's a little more complicatedHistorians of the future may have to conclude that Anglo-German relations peaked in 2012. Britain's political...
Europarlement wil openheid olie- en mijnbouwbedrijven in ontwikkelingslanden NEW
GroenLinks Europa 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Europese bedrijven in de olie-, gas-, mijnbouw- en bosbouwsectoren moeten openheid geven over projecten en betalingen in ontwikkelingslanden. De commissie Juridische Zaken van het Europees Parlementaire stemde dinsdag in met strengere anticorruptiewe...
Roménia | Ciganos expulsos acabarão por regressar (Evenimentul Zilei, Bucareste) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
No momento em que Paris endurece a sua política em matéria de repatriamento de ciganos para a Roménia e para a Bulgária, alguns deles estão a ganhar dinheiro em França com as viagens e, especialmente, com o montante que recebem para deixarem
Grécia | Vendido! | Ilustração (I Kathimerini, Atenas) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
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Le Contrôleur européen (CEPD) à la protection des données critique fortement le nouveau système EURODAC : une menace sur les droits civiques. « L’érosion progressive des droits fondamentaux se poursuit »alerte Peter Hustinx dans son avis du 5 septembre. NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
La proposition de la Commission européenne d’autoriser la police d’utiliser la nouvelle base de données européennes d’empreintes digitales (EURODAC) est une grave intrusion dans les droits d’un  groupe vulnérable, selon Peter Hustinx dan...
The OMT and ‘limits’ NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Well, this is good news… Reuters have corrected their copy on what had sounded like confusing remarks made on Monday by Luc Coene, Belgian central bank governor, about the...
EESC September plenary: the cost of non-Europe NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
This afternoon’s plenary saw the debate and adoption of a keynote Committee opinion on the cost of non-Europe. The chairman of the study group that produced the opinion was Henri Malosse, the President of the Employers’ Group. The rapport...