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France and Germany diverging: EU economic problems continue

Whenever I want to hastily evaluate how Europe is doing economically, I take a macro look at the French and German economies. The famous « couple Franco-Allemand ». Germany and France, are Europe’s locomotive, political scientists like to say. They pull the … Continue reading

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The Ukraine crisis press review: Simplistic representation of chaos

The situation in Ukraine is getting more and more complicated by the minute. If you trust mainstream media, standard shallow analysis of the Ukrainian issue, you’ll surely end up with the conclusion that the evil Russians and their tyrant president … Continue reading

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Bernard-Henri Levy in Kiev: Poor Ukrainians

A cartoon that represents the hypocrite western position relating to the events in Ukraine. You can see French interventionist and atlantist philosopher, Bernard-Henri Lévy, posing for photographs in an apparently expensive suit. Next to him, we can see an Ukrainian … Continue reading

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Time to step up: The EU and freedom of expression (the Snowden scar)

Time to step up: The EU and freedom of expression (the Snowden scar) Got attention to this from one of my friends on Google+ . So long for Europe defender of the weak and universal human rights guardian? The Europe … Continue reading

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A note on the Cyprus rescue package

Here they are, the same people, doing the same mistakes again and again. There is a saying back home that repetition teaches donkeys. It is an insult to donkeys to compare them with European decision makers. Policy makers began meeting … Continue reading

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