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The extreme radical Right may have lost the battle, but it has not lost the war. In the aftermath of the latest Austrian presidential elections, it seems that intellectuals and commentators have breathed a sigh of relief too early in light of the victory of Alexander Van Der Bellen, a pro-EU independent backed by the… » read more

  Posted by PostPolitik - The blog of Alessio Postiglione

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Guest blog post by Laura Slimani, President of the Young European Socialists. What a relief. Whereas a large victory was predicted to the far right, a majority of Austrians refused to leave the Presidency of the Republic to the Norman Hofer. But relief must fast, very fast, give way to realisation : . the far… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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Not a day goes by without me being asked about future oil prices. And all discussions that follow end with the inescapable conclusion that oil prices cannot be predicted. This is a complete reversal in the way of thinking about the future from 8–10 years back, when most business decisions in the energy sector hinged… » read more

  Posted by Adam Czyzewski

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Guest blog post by Bo Goeminne, Student at the Catholic University Leuven, Belgium. Competition between schools is not a new phenomenon. Every year multiple newspapers, magazines and rapports publish rankings of universities across the world. Not only the universities are ranked, but also the faculties within these international institutions. New students and parents are drawn… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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Politics has been hamstringing America’s solar industry — and now politics is poised to do the same with Poland’s wind energy. Such short-sightedness will of course prolong the dominance of dirty-fuel sources. A number of U.S. utilities, alarmed at solar’s threat to their businesses, have sent their lobbyists scurrying to state capitals to persuade legislators… » read more

  Posted by The Eurasian Policy & Energy Hub

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In 1995, the European Union’s Barcelona Conference launched the grand-sounding Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, a massive effort encompassing the countries of North Africa, Israel, Syria and Jordan. The main objective was to establish economic and political frameworks to stabilize the Arab regimes; the second goal was to compete with the US in Arab-Israeli peace making after Oslo.… » read more

  Posted by Watching the Watchers

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Common values are the very foundation of the European Union. They play a decisive role for the inner cohesion and solidarity among the citizens of the Union. They unite them. That’s why they are laid down right at the beginning of the Treaty in Article 2. They include respect for human dignity, freedom, tolerance, democracy,… » read more

  Posted by The future of the European Union

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Tout le monde a suivi plus ou moins cette affaire de la plus grande importance qui a suscité controverses et polémiques notamment lors de son passage devant le Parlement européen. Un remarquable article de Florence G’sell dans Telos permet de revenir à une perception plus sereine et plus pondérée. Il faut lire ce court article… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

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Boeing has teamed up with NASA, Evergreen Exhibitions and the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum to create and present Above and Beyond, a cutting edge aviation exhibit in celebration of Boeing’s 100 years of aviation innovation. From May 27 to August 29, 2016 this traveling aerospace exhibition will be held at the National Maritime Museum… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

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On 23-24 May, EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete was in Algiers to strengthen the EU’s energy cooperation with Algeria. Together with the Algeria’s energy Minister Mr Salah Khebri, he opened the very first EU-Algeria Business Forum dedicated to energy. The Forum, a concrete follow-up of the EU-Algeria Political Dialogue on… » read more

  Posted by EU energy & climate blog by @StollmeyerEU

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On April 27th, the 1989 Generation Initiative, or ‘89ers’ presented visions and proposals on the future of the European Union at the European Parliament, to an audience of MEPs, think tank professionals and young Europeans. The core message: The EU should always aim to improve its citizens’ lives. Their aspirations and livelihoods should be placed… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

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The number of EU agencies has only been on the rise in the past few decades as well as their importance, especially in addressing crisis, such as the BSE (mad cow) catastrophe and the oil tanker Erika crisis in the 1990s and the more recent financial and refugee crises. Yet, the mushrooming of EU agencies… » read more

  Posted by TARN

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