Tuesday 27 January 2015

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Migration Commissioner to be Greece’s next President?

By Sarantis Michalopoulos Since two months now intense rumours are being circulated in Athens that the current Greek Commissioner, Dimitris Avramopoulos, is intending to quit from the European Commission and run for the Presidency of Greece.

 

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Fighting addiction to smoking and fossil energy

Posted by Eberhard Rhein on 27th January 2015

Mankind is exposed to two mortal addictions: smoking and burning fossil energy. In recent years Europe and other industrialised countries have started coming to grips with them while emerging countries have [...]

Migration Commissioner to be Greece’s next President?

Posted by Sarantis Michalopoulos on 26th January 2015

By Sarantis Michalopoulos Since two months now intense rumours are being circulated in Athens that the current Greek Commissioner, Dimitris Avramopoulos, is intending to quit from the European Commission and [...]

Short and mid-term economic policies of SYRIZA

Posted by Dimitris Rapidis on 26th January 2015

    Courtesy: Dimitris Arvanitis © SYRIZA’s landslide is definitely something many media and political analysts would not expect. Over 900 correspondents from European and international media were in Athens these last [...]

Putin regime’s crimes against humanity

Posted by Tyszecki on 26th January 2015

The day of January 24 became the next rainy day in the modern Ukrainian history. The unprecedented cruel and brutal terror attack was committed in Mariupol. During [...]

Waiting for expectations – how will the oil supercycle end?

Posted by adamczyzewski on 26th January 2015

The oil price slump has come as a huge surprise for the market. The very scale of the phenomenon is astounding, of course, but what is really interesting is that [...]

Avoid chaos, bet on the young democracies

Posted by Blogactiv Team on 26th January 2015

By Coen van de Ven Tunisia is praised as ‘country of the year’ by The Economist. Libya has fallen into dissension. Egypt is back at the point it was before [...]

Entscheidung der Wähler für Syriza

Posted by Günter K.V. Vetter on 26th January 2015

Griechenland braucht dringend eine handlungsfähige Regierung. Das dürfte jetzt mit der eindeutigen Entscheidung der Wähler für Syriza erreicht sein. Schon heute wollen [...]

New tool for EU experts – What is EU Community?

Posted by Laurens Cerulus on 26th January 2015

EU Community will launch the beta version of its first, free service EurActory on 29 January at the European Parliament. But first, we explain the idea one ‘frequently asked question’ at [...]

Le nouveau visage du droit d’auteur en Europe

Posted by EU-Logos on 25th January 2015

Julia Reda, membre du Parti Pirate européen, chargée par le Parlement Européen d’étudier comment modifier la législation actuelle, a rédigé une proposition de réforme du droit d’auteur au niveau européen: [...]

Governments must hurry and tax ultra-cheap oil

Posted by Eberhard Rhein on 25th January 2015

International oil prices have declined to $ 50/barrel, levels not seen for years; but governments fail to neutralise these ultra-low prices by raising excise taxes. They seem to be much [...]

Can Quantitative Easing be successful in Europe?

Posted by financialguy on 25th January 2015

Does this week feel like a prompt about turn? The announcement this week of QE for the eurozone seems to suggest that all those years of pain to bring budgets [...]

Who will be the next US President? Clinton? Bush?

Posted by Dan Luca on 25th January 2015

Campaigning for the designation of “president of the United States” has already begun, although citizens are expected to vote only in November 2016 for their future president. That’s right, it [...]

EU Parliament scored own goal in failing to assert power over Commission

Posted by Chris Whitehouse on 25th January 2015

Research Executive Elias Papadopoulos comments on the European Parliament’s inability to adopt a common position on the Commission’s 2015 Work Programme. To read Elias’ article, please click here. The Whitehouse Consultancy is one [...]

Davos: How Europe can tackle extreme wealth inequality

Posted by oxfameu on 25th January 2015

By Àngela Corbalán, Oxfam’s Head of EU Communications and Deputy Head of EU Office As world leaders arrive in Davos for the first day of the World Economic Forum, storm [...]

The Catholic Church should review its Encyclica of Human Life

Posted by Eberhard Rhein on 23rd January 2015

It is 50 years since Pope Paul VI proclaimed the famous Encyclica of human life asking the 1.2 billion Catholics living today on earth to regulate births exclusively by “natural [...]

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