European Elections Special

Habsburg Nostalgia: Europe’s most embarrassing anachronism?

09.06.2014

Paradise Saved?

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Simon Winder refers to the Habsburg nostalgia as "Europe’s most embarrassing anachronism". read more

The how and who of a new EU Commission president

06.06.2014

Smoked-filled rooms

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Nominating the new president of the European commission once again proves that backdoor deals and horse-trading are still rampant among European decision-makers. read more

European Elections: Who should govern

27.05.2014

Respect the citizens' vote!

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Were the elections only a charade? If the European Commission presidency is agreed upon in a backdoor deal, democracy will have been harshly violated. read more

The Aftermath of the European Elections

26.05.2014

First as tragedy, then as farce

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Europe is putting up a brave front after the watershed election, but now it has to face the bitter reality. read more

A voter’s guide to the European elections

19.05.2014

Voting for the disenchanted

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It's election week. Who to vote for? A voter’s guide to the European elections. read more

Europe’s Youth Unemployment and Migration

02.05.2014

Home is where the hardship is

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Five years after the outbreak of the European debt crisis, youth unemployment shows no signs of abating. Unless politicians find a remedy, a whole generation will be forced into exodus. A portrait. read more

How lobbying hinders European development

28.04.2014

The end of lobbying

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The German export lobby, the British finance lobby and the French energy lobby hinder problem solving in the EU. The continent has only one chance: the subordination of these interests. read more

Future relations between the EU and Ukraine

09.04.2014

Dreams and Reality

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Poverty, national debt, corruption, economic inefficiency: Is Ukraine’s “European dream” a nightmare in Western European capitals? read more

Putin's geopolitics

19.03.2014

Divide and rule

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Over the last twenty years, European politics have ignored classical geopolitics. Now we are paying the bill for such neglect. read more

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