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2015 Economy

Aid to the Most Deprived In the second half of December, the European Commission approved the operational programmes for eight EU countries to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD), including a €560 million package … Continue reading

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Transparency is the key to credibility for the EU

A little country in a big union Belgians may quarrel about having to split the country in two or three, having Walloon, Flemish and German speaking people having to live in their own little state, but how would they feel … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #8 Welbeing

In the previous chapter I tried to show how a fear was build up for those who have a certain faith. The people immigrating in Europe and the United States of America seem to be to a large extent from … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #2

Wrong perceptions About 40 per cent of the French, German and Norwegian populations perceive Islam as a threat to national identity (NOU 2011:14; p.315); and an annual Gallup in Norway over the years 2005 to 2010 shows that more than … Continue reading

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Citizens to be put at the heart of the public debate

The Corsican/French Henri Malosse was elected president of the Employers’ Group of the EESC in 2006 and has been actively involved in EU policies supporting SMEs and, in particular, inspired the creation of the Euro Info Centres, specialist EU policy information … Continue reading

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Doomthinking or a real problem for Europe

The European  Union may well be at a cross-roads, facing a serious legitimacy crisis, with its citizens “threatened with an unconscious drift to disharmony, a loss of social cohesion, a recurrence of racism and a deficit of democratic accountability.” A … Continue reading

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Citizen University and the difference between Citizenship and Activism

Originally posted on of the people, by the people, for the people:
Yesterday I attended the main session of Citizen University (previously known as Guiding Lights).   I’ve never attended anything else like it — a day full of speakers…

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