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2016 in review Politics #2 Persons of the year

Merkel‘s popularity had suffered in 2016, following a rash of sexual assaults in the western city of Cologne on New Year‘s Eve blamed mainly on Arab and North African men. Going from 2015 into 2016 in some German cities brought … Continue reading

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2016 in review Politics #1 Year of dissonance

2016 year of dissonance, despair, where all certainties were brushed away When Israeli commandos in 2010 intercepted a flotilla of ships seeking to break Israel’s blockade of Hamas in the Gaza Strip a diplomatic rupture broke several contacts in the … Continue reading

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At the closing hours of 2016 #2 Low but also highlights

Wanting to write on what happened in 2016 I noticed I have forgotten to publish some articles I wrote this year. The time went credibly fast when our thoughts had to go to so many people in trouble, having to … Continue reading

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Nigel Farage called Donald Trump’s victory ‘bigger than Brexit’

A stand-in Ukip leader said while the votes were being counted that it ‘looks like 2016 is going to be the year of two big political revolutions’ Nigel Farage saying it would be ‘bigger than Brexit’. Nigel Farage later tweeted I … Continue reading

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Brexit No. 2 Blow-up

In the United States of America some people could go to sleep in shock over what they just had witnessed. In Europe we awakened in unbelief or some in what they thought was a nightmare. In Europe many mouths fell … Continue reading

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Migration, a story of two worlds and a play toy of the media

The EESC at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn brought together Europeans with a crying heart who could see that there is not much left of the unifying spirit for which Europe got a few years ago the … Continue reading

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EU’s European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) asylum seekers and Eastern neighbours

At the May plenary of the EU’s European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) the EESC called for a more proactive, dynamic approach, focusing on regional stabilisation and greater social and civil dialogue. The problems in Turkey were not yet there, putting a … Continue reading

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Wales will probably lose its EU funding #Brexit

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David Cameron has come out saying that the UK cannot guarantee Welsh EU funding following the Brexit vote. Wales’s is currently in receipt of structural funding for the Valleys and West Wales up to 2020. Of…

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First sayings around the Brexit

UndercoverInfo which aims to show the news behind the news via a global network of correspondents. If Brexit wins, a reinvented Tory Party, ever shifting rightwards, will have captured UKIP supporters in its wake, as well as many Labour voters … Continue reading

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Brexit and British business

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The newspapers from April 23 and 24 presented the worst case scenarios for British business in case of Brexit. One of the reasons the government is delaying triggering Article 50, which formally begins Leave proceedings…

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