Tag Archives: Europe

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

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Leeds joined with the city of Amsterdam and other cities from across Europe to discuss the important role local governments have to play in supporting the integration and inclusion of migrant children at a…

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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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Fast-rising energy prices attract China to capitalise on them

West European energy provision In Western Europe, no one will be able to deny that they are not satisfied with the development of gas and electricity prices. In recent days, it has been commonplace to express dissatisfaction with the rapidly … Continue reading

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Brexit, what we lost in the fire

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By Ferry Biedermann, freelance journalist working both in the UK and in Europe. He has contributed to the Financial Times, CNBC, the Washington Post, Trouw newspaper in the Netherlands and many others.…

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Stress-test for democracy #1 Storming of the Capitol in Washington

Yesterday we in Europe came something to see for which we have been afraid for the last few years. Europe saw a violent insurgency and attempt to overthrow the legitimately elected government of the United States In case Donald Trump … Continue reading

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Hollowness of democracy

In the Kafkajan country Belgium after more than one year (nearly1,5 year) after elections there is still no government formed according to the votes given by the people. In that tiny country it is clearly shown how without a sense … Continue reading

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CoViD-19 Curation

For decades, globalisation has been narrowing the scope of national sovereignty. CoViD-19 threatens to become one of the most difficult tests faced by humanity in modern history. Perhaps there shall be not so many deaths as at the time of … Continue reading

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