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Aveuglée par une politique de libre-échange poussée à l’extrême, la Commission européenne s’apprête à imposer à plusieurs États africains, dans l’indifférence quasi-totale, des Accords de Partenariat Économique (APE) déséquilibrés par un rapport de force à l’avantage du continent européen. Malgré les mises en garde nombreuses et répétées sur les effets dramatiques de tels accords sur… » read more

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A game of betrayals

From Cassius and Ephialtes of Trachis to the infamous “Percentages agreement“, and continuing to modern times the history of the people living on the European continent is littered to the brink with betrayal. It is, to put it mildly, a perfect portrayal of our apparently born inability to trust each other or work together. One needs only… » read more

I’ve been starring at this blank page for the past 6 months, almost on a daily basis. I’ve been meaning to write more on the federalist quest, but I’ve been turned back again and again by news reaching me on developments on the EU scene. Today, as I have been more or less removed from the… » read more

[ Notă – Acest articol este versiunea în limba română a celui publicat anterior în engleză. Note – This blog post is the romanian translation of my previous post ] *** Mai sunt 9 zile pânâ la alegerile #EP2014 în România, și așteptările nu sunt foarte mari. Persistă o idee în mediul public că a… » read more

PROPOSAL: Elder people

Elder people should be encouraged to remain active as long as they want to, and as long as their health state permits it.

Many youth decide to follow the courses of an educational institution without knowing if that particular career fits their personality or not. Furthermore, most of the theoretic courses don’t prepare students for the real-life experience of a certain profession.

Dear Europe,   It is with great interest that I read your announcement of the vacancies for a President and a High Representative for Foreign Affairs published on EurActiv’s web site under the title Europe desperately seeking leaders, with terms of reference published on the US German Martial Fund’s web site. The posts are an… » read more

USSR Reloaded?

(Third edition)    One man with courage makes a majority. Andrew Jackson     In a historic second referendum on a treaty changing the way the European Community functions (the Treaty of Lisbon amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community (Conference of the Representatives of the Governments of the… » read more

The Subsistence Expenses Deceit   In an age of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell   Part 2: The EPSO’s Personal Data Protection Policy Deceit Part 1: The Treaty of Lisbon Deceit     Note to the reader: Some attachments have been omitted or replaced by blank forms in the… » read more

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