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The god that failed

For many tears the European Union has been seen as an almost perfect model by some scholars. Just to mention one of them: Jeremy Rifkin. Rifkin published in 2004 the book “The European Dream: How Europe’s Vision of the Future Is Quietly Eclipsing the American Dream”. According to Rifkin, the “European Dream” is one where… » read more

Victims of changes

In the last month we have experienced a paradigm shift in the relations among EU Member States, and not a positive one after all. In the first instance, we have assisted to Greece taking a stand against IMF, part of the EU Institutions and, most of all, against Germany. The decision to postpone and conditioning… » read more

Hell or Hallelujah

Finally the Italian farce of political elections is over and it is now time to make some analysis. Yesterday I had the guts to spend my evening watching some political talk shows. Not an easy task, but it has been a good exercise to understand the final status of Italian politics and politicians. I have… » read more

Reinventing the steel

Despite what the title of this post might sound like, I am not going to write about Pantera’s album having the same title (Pantera was a preeminent hard and heavy band), but of what it is going on in Italy with the ILVA in Taranto. As it is widely known, the management has decided to… » read more

After having dealt with UK positions towards the European Union, it is necessary to understand EU position towards United Kingdom. As already stated yesterday, UK a member of the back in time ECC in 1973. Before that, anyway, UK applied for membership in 1961 and 1967. So what was the problem? One country: France. De… » read more

Well over half of British voters now want to leave the European Union, according to an opinion poll that shows anti-EU sentiment is sweeping through all three main political parties. The Opinium/Observer survey finds that 56% of people would probably or definitely vote for the UK to go it alone if they were offered the… » read more

One of the next big challenges for the European Union will be on the effectiveness of its new budget for the next seven years (2014-2020). The reason why it will be a challenge is given for a set of simple reasons. First of all, it s important to notice that in a period of structural… » read more

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