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Does UKIP have the brains, bodies and legs to prosper? NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Day, 7 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
As appears to be usual in these matters, as soon as I am away from my blogging, there’s a whole cavalcade of eurosceptic-ness that appears. Thus I’ve missed out on explaining the joys of the additional UK contribution to the EU’s&nb...
Politicians abandon English for Ukipish NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Day, 22 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Leading UK politicians have given up English for a new language, Ukipish.  It’s now dominating British politics for no rational reason, except fear. Yvette Cooper, Labour’s shadow home secretary, said yesterday: “It isn’t...
Accountability on the spot to prevent corruption NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Days, 1 Hour, 59 Minutes ago
A budget about €144 bn a year (2013) and a staff of more than 40.000 people working for the European Commission, the European Parliament and the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union are two facts that may favour opportunities...
The Commission after the 2014 EP Elections NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Days, 4 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Following the 2014 European Parliament elections Anchrit Wille considers the normalization of the European Commission. The post The Commission after the 2014 EP Elections appeared first on Ideas on Europe.
Czech President Pelted with Putrid Eggs NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Days, 17 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
By James Krotz President Milos Zeman of the Czech Republic, the notably pro-Russian leader of the Czech government, came under fire in a speech today commemorating the 25 year anniversary of the Velvet Revolution that split the Czech Republic and Slo...
Germany getting ahead with green petrol NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Days, 17 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
A recent article by Daniel Wetzel published in Die Welt newspaper on 12th November 2014 entitled: “Vom Klimakiller zum Kraftstoff”, which translates as “From climate killer to fuel”, describes the progress made by German indus...
Victor Ponta is no Victor NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Days, 18 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
by Ana Fumurescu Yesterday, amid palpable anticipation, Romania elected its new president. With an electoral enthusiasm not seen since the early 90s, Romanians both at home and abroad decided to side with hope rather than with certain corruption. The...
A growing feeling of hysteria NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Days, 23 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
The pictures on French and German television showing Vladimir Putin all alone at his lunch table in Brisbane and explicitly meant to illustrate his alleged ‘isolation’ at the G20 summit were obviously fake. Dilma Roussef had already taken...
Either, or? British Membership and a Green Europe NEW
Ideas on Europe 4 Days, 1 Hour, 59 Minutes ago
As discussions on a UK in/out referendum pick up steam, it is necessary to discuss how the United Kingdom would be affected by such a change. While the current discussion on EU/UK relations in mainstream media (in the UK and beyond) tends to focus on...
Don’t write-off Greece – or Europe NEW
Ideas on Europe 5 Days, 39 Minutes ago
Never trust experts.  It was experts who said the Titanic would never sink.  It sunk. Two years ago experts said that Greece would sink and would have to leave the Euro.  It hasn’t – and it didn’t. In July 2012 Irelan...
Order versus Justice in the selection of the next UN Secretary General NEW
Ideas on Europe 5 Days, 18 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
The battle to replace Ban Ki-moon has begun. A recent article by Colum Lynch (@columlynch) in Foreign Policy speaks about the race, the likely competitors and the interests at play. The author explains how the most powerful countries tend to prefer c...
Half full or half empty? What an APEC summit reveals about the EU NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 5 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Food for thought in China-Europe relations is again as abundant as ever. ‘Hang on’, one might be inclined to intervene, ‘it’s been the APEC-summit this week – since when is Europe either Asian or close to the P...
Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall: are transitioning countries better off? NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 20 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
By Dimitrije Tasic November 9th, 2014 marked twenty-five years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, an event that symbolized the end of communism in Europe. Post-communist societies have hoped for better living standards and democracy. After a quarter...
Tax Evasion Scandal in the Heart of Europe NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
By Dimitrije Tasic Stepping into his office in the first week of November as the new president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker announced that one of the main goals of his presidency is to start a fight against tax machinations and bri...
BBC’s John Humphrys got it wrong about Europe NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Ace BBC journalist John Humphrys broadcast classic myths about the European Union’s budget on Radio Four’s ‘Today’ programme yesterday. If he can get it wrong, is it any wonder that the British public is so confused? At 8:35am...
Will The “Republican Wave” Crash Over European Defense Spending? NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
By James Krotz It is no secret that the Republican Party, which, after Tuesday’s election, now controls both houses of Congress in numbers not seen since the Second World War, is decidedly more hawkish than its Democratic counterpart.  Rep...
Climate Policy after the Crisis: From Environment to Energy NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
The combined effects of the financial and economic crisis starting in 2008 and the fiasco of the 2009 Copenhagen climate negotiation have led to a gradual re-framing of climate change from an environmental to an energy issue. As I detail below, this...
Are crises good or bad for the EU? NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
This week I’m in Oslo, to attend a small part of the celebrations of Norway’s bicentennial for its constitution, with a conference on democratic constitutionalism in the EU run by ARENA. Despite finding myself in a room wit...
Soviet and Russian Strategy NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
An interesting point of view of Dr. Pierre Verluise on Soviet and Russian strategy. The post Soviet and Russian Strategy appeared first on Ideas on Europe.
Inspector Gadgets: New Technological Challenges for British Spies NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
The motif of the suave spy in an impeccable tuxedo has long been associated primarily with British intelligence, but it now looks as though the Bonds of this world will have to spend a bit less time cultivating their irresistibly secretive demeanors...