by Danny Barrs, Founder and Owner, Global Transaction Services LLC /// I should perhaps start by admitting that my interest in the EU project is as much personal as it is commercial. I have lived and worked in Britain, France, Germany and Luxembourg an…
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June 30, 2013
By Christina Ionela Neokleous For many years, executive compensation, with the forms of base salary, bonus, stock options, restricted share plans (stock grants), pension and other benefits (car, healthcare etc.), was a highly controversial subject that…
June 22, 2013
Every few decades or so we are brutally reminded that the global economic system can experience serious dysfunctions and that the science called upon to find the necessary remedies is rarely, if ever, up to the task. The latest controversies among economists regarding austerity policies or possible solutions for dealing with sovereign debt are a […]
June 13, 2013
TweetOpen Letter to the President of the European Commission, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Parliament Dear Presidents José Manuel Barroso Herman van Rompuy Martin Schulz We are deeply concerned about the future of Europe. The ongoing political, social and economic crisis is once again threatening to […]
June 2, 2013
El próximo 1 de julio de 2013 quedará registrado en los anales de la historia de la construcción europea como el día de una nueva incorporación, el de una nueva ampliación del espacio europeo en virtud de la integración definitiva de pleno derecho de Croacia en la Unión Europea. Esta misma semana el comisario croata, […]
June 1, 2013
Μαρής Γεώργιος Ph.D. Candidate -Dept. of Political Science & International Relations, University of Peloponnese, Corinth, Greece Η Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση (ΕΕ) στο προσεχές μέλλον έχει να αντιμετ
Les 20 et 21 mai 2013 se tenaient à Dublin, sous l’égide de la présidence irlandaise de l’Union européenne, la conférence Open Innovation 2.0 . C’est l’occasion, pour la Commission européenne, de présenter l’édition 2013 de son rapport annuel sur l’innovation ouverte : Open innovation 2.0 Yearbook 2013 .
May 20, 2013
by Ben Patterson, former MEP and current chairman of the Conservative Party in Kent. What on earth is going on inside the Conservative Party? Are the last years of the Major Government repeating themselves, with “Europe” once again tearing the Part…
The present author finds it pertinent to express the feeling of amazement that is always born in him following an exposition to the Olympian pronouncements of the European Commission’s President, Mr. José Manuel Barroso; amazement not in the sense of a positive impression, but rather as a profound bewilderment blended with an uneasiness that stems […]
Certes, la biométrie, les cartes d’identité à puce, les générateurs de codes aléatoires font également partie du paysage. Le mot de passe est toutefois loin encore d’un détrônement pas ces technologies. Or, on le comprend bien, le mot de passe est clairement un outil de protection bien faible.
On April 26 2013, I had the great honor to attend a lecture on Democracy, Solidarity, and the European Crisis by one of the foremost thinkers of our age, Professor Jürgen Habermas. The event, which can now be watched online, took place at the premises of a very important center of knowledge in Belgium, if […]
By Graham Bishop, economic analyst and founder of www.grahambishop.com The authors of the HMG paper ‘Scotland analysis: Currency and monetary policy’ (23 April 2013) faced a fundamental difficulty from the outset: If they were wholly non-partisan,…
Whatever dreams environmentalists may have of a world fed by a chemical-free organic agriculture, the hard reality is likely to be something very different. Laudable though the green farming paradigm may be, it is certain that a largely increased and more prosperous world population will only be fed by increased agricultural output. Such increase can […]
April 23, 2013
Euractiv has a piece on the clinical trials proposal that has attracted a number of comments – including one from me.
It would be great if more people joined in – on any side of the question.
Here is the link
April 19, 2013