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Why Americans Hate Welfare

Why Americans Hate Welfare

Attitudes towards welfare: US and Europe

Tevfik Murat Yildirim on

What's your favorite browser?

What's your favorite browser?

Funny how Internet Explorer is disappearing from Europe while it's so popular in the USA. Why do you think that is?

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Is US spying on Europe?

Is US spying on Europe?

German publications said the surveillance of Ms Merkel had been going on for a decade and that Mr Obama has known about it since 2010. However, Washington has denied the reports …

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US Government shutdown. The cost of democracy?

US Government shutdown. The cost of democracy?

The media is red hot about the unexpected shutdown of the US. government. What is the backrgound of the events and what are the future perspectives?

Christos Mouzeviris on

UN Security Council room

Reforming the United Nations Security Council

Created in 1946, many argue the U.N. Security Council is in serious need of a reform in membership, to reflect an increasingly multipolar world

Christos Mouzeviris on

The EU and the USA are charging into a trade agreement that could be the biggest key to solving our financial troubles, to tackling unemployment and to bringing growth. However, cultural and social differences are creating nearly impassible hurdles, which have stumbled such agreements on many occasions in the past...

How Cultural Differences nearly derailed the "Biggest trade agreement ever"

There is significant momentum for EU-US unity, but cultural and social differences are creating the same problems which Europe itself is experiencing.

Ivan Botoucharov on

How does the Euro Affect America?

How does the Euro Affect America?

How a European recession could hit the American state economies.

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A Million-Dollar Baby – Just Don´t Get Too Excited About it!

A Million-Dollar Baby – Just Don´t Get Too Excited About it!

On July 8th the European Union and the US officially launched negotiations aimed at creating the world´s largest free-trade area.

Michel Anderlini on

By Reuters.

Spying is not an acceptable practice between "partners"

The magazine "Der Spiegel" featured an article claiming that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) bugged offices and spied on EU internal computers

Christos Mouzeviris on

Snowden: traitor or hero?

Blowing the Whistle on the Darkness of Government

Felt, Ellsberg, Assange, Manning and now Snowden, are just names. What they have done for society is providing us with honesty.

Aisling Twomey on

Home, sweet home!

Home, sweet home!

Many things connect us with our American friends, like democracy, freedom or human rights policies. But at the same time we can see different cultural aspects that separate us in …

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The crisis in Europe requires a great deal of political will for deep reforms. The EU is visibly loosing its economic might in the last 5 years. The integration of the Union is weakening. The debt issues of the South are creating sharp tensions. Our common problems are given national solutions. They are often in expense of the others.

The Real Reasons behind the Euro Crisis, from a Former Prime Minister

"It is not a coincidence that the crisis in the Southern and South-Eastern periphery is the strongest."

Dr. Ivan Kostov MP on

Is America still popular in Eastern Europe?

Is America still popular in Eastern Europe?

In the 90's and early 2000's, after the iron curtain fell and the cold war ended, America and Eastern Europe shared a deep and meaningful "romantic" relationship. America came with …

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Are we ready for a transatlantic marketplace?

Are we ready for a transatlantic marketplace?

The prospect of a transatlantic agreement seems compelling - what are the opportunities, risks and barriers for this deal?

Dr. Eva Peña on

A Federal Europe - but what kind?

A Federal Europe - but what kind?

If the European Union is to evolve and federate at some stage in the future, we need to look at other examples other than the USA for insight on how to establish our own

James Bailey on

The USA are establishing an anti-missile shield in Europe.

The prospect of a common defence of Europe

States in Europe rely on the protection offered by the USA and NATO. Could a common European army fulfill that purpose as well?

The Eblana European Democratic Movement- Christos Mouzeviris on

Fracking is not yet as common in Europe as it is in the USA.

Shale gas – a missed opportunity?

Most European countries still hesitate to use fracking to haul fossil fuels. Can the controversial method be a chance to meet Europe's energy demand?

Jan Ottrand on

US/NATO Anti-Missile Shield in Europe

US/NATO Anti-Missile Shield in Europe

As NATO is massively upgrading parts of its armaments infrastructure, this is a good opportunity to scrutinise the effects that has on the balance of nuclear power.

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“It is clearly unacceptable that 25 million Europeans are out of work,” Jonathan Todd of the E.U. Commission told a news briefing on October 1, 2012.

Structural Unemployment in the E.U. and U.S.: Industrial Policy as a Competitive Advantage

Unemployment compensation should be federalized, meaning that the E.U. Commission should be responsible for collecting revenue, and paying out unemployment compensation.

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