Tag Archives: European Union

Should we organize a Belgian revolution?

Originally posted on Frederick Ronse:
lately, I’m having the impression that we are living in a vicious circle. We don’t have any political party that is big or strong enough to take the lead in Belgium. It looks like we…

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European Council meeting of 20 – 21 October 2022

After the Covid pandemic, which is actually not quite over yet, Europe has much worse cats to flog. With what is going on in the North of Europe, no wonder a lot of time is recently spent on that very … Continue reading

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If everybody tries to beat inflation it gets worse

If one would listen a little more to the lower classes there would be less discontent among the workers and we would not have seen the kind of trade union actions we have seen this summer. 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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Hungary between the sheets of Russia and Europe

On April 3 the conservative nationalist leader, Prime Minister Viktor Orban, has a tight race for election to a fourth consecutive term. It is very well known how this racist man has been close friends with Putin and would not … Continue reading

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President Volodymyr Zelensky, addressing a European Parliament emergency session via videolink

The 27-member block of the European Union says that the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy‘s plea of an immediate membership of the EU for his country will not be possible. Zelenskyy on Monday signed a membership application formally requesting that Ukraine … Continue reading

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Putin plays dangerous poker game

The standoff in eastern Ukraine is the most tense since Russian-backed forces took control of parts of the country in 2014. Now President Vladimir Putin appears to be threatening the region once more. 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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Crumbling European solidarity or yet another day at the office?

Originally posted on The Commissariat's Journal:
Further news coming out of the European Union as Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (acting on permission of the Polish High Courts), announced that the country’s national constitution takes precedence over European legislation.…

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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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