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Great Britain low incomes, a financial crisis and a new PM to solve the problems

A young conservative minister may take the helm of a country in chaos. Continue reading

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Shall skyrocketing energy prices bring down consumption

Many companies exploit the war in Ukraine to skyrocket their energy prices, leaving ordinary citizens with unaffordable bills and in trouble. Continue reading

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From Flanders battlegrounds to American prairies & the Demise of democracy

Looking at a federal republic of 50 states, comparing it with tiny continental European countries and their way of building up democracy. Continue reading

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How far is a government willing to go to hold up press freedom?

Assange has been held in Belmarsh since April 2019 when he was dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He had spent seven increasingly surreal years there, after skipping bail to avoid extradition to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault. His imprisonment is an attack on the freedom of expression. Continue reading

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Can we starve the Russian war-machine

2022, May 16 Since Russia invaded Ukraine, the West took measures to get Russia on its knees to stop the war. Though for the European Union, a blockade on shipments of Russian oil looked a distant possibility just two months … Continue reading

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The world on the very brink of conflict

In the years that Trump was president of the United States there were moments that lots of people looked very cautious about what that man would do in his rashness. After the Cold War the threat of war did not … Continue reading

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Leeds leads European discussion on how cities can support migrant children

Find also to read: Leeds launches European working group on Children Leeds hosts Virtual Mutual Learning visit on child poverty and mental health Putting forward the voice of cities and young people in Europe

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Strasbourg – Conference on the Future of Europe

The EU brought people from different walks of life together on behalf of the EU institutions, using methodologies that ensure that they are representative of the EU’s diversity in terms of geographic origin, gender, age, socioeconomic background and level of … Continue reading

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What is Fascism and who are today’s Fascists?

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Presentation: Café of Dangerous Ideas, February 27th, 2021 Ryan Buesnel rbuesnel@csu.edu.au In his 2018 book How Fascism Works, Jason Stanley offers an assessment of the state of American politics under the leadership of Donald Trump…

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After a virus pandemic an energy disease

The energy crunch that started in Europe has going around the world like a domino game. The news channels on several stations showed how people went in search of wood-burning stoves. It should not be overlooked that even pellet stoves … Continue reading

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