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Is this democracy? 28 EU commissioners veto 2 million strong petition

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, democracy, embryonic stem cell research, European Union
You don’t have to be a Eurosceptic to have issues with Big Europe.


Borderlands: Hungary manoeuvres

George Friedman | 21 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Union, Hungary, Russia, Stratfor
Prime Minister Viktor Orban is performing a delicate balancing act both at home and abroad.


Does equality breed violence against women?

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Union, gender equality, gender violence
A new report indicates that gender equality and abuse of women go hand in hand.


Germany flexes its muscles

George Friedman and Marc Lanthemann | 05 February 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Union, foreign policy, Germany, Russia, Ukraine
Why is Angela Merkel's government annoying Russia by supporting the protest movement in the Ukraine?


A decade of Polish hopes and fears in the EU

Christopher Garbowski | 24 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Communism, consumerism, European Union, Poland, Ukraine
The legacy of long years of Communism dies hard.


Roma migrants increase fear of immigration in the UK

Shannon Roberts | 28 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: European Union, immigration, Roma, United Kingdom


Will demography mean the United Kingdom soon overtakes Germany?

Shannon Roberts | 09 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: emigration, European Union, fertility, United Kingdom
As the European Union continues to be weighed down by recession, Great Britain will emerge more powerful.


Nostalgia for NATO

George Friedman | 08 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: European identity, European Union, NATO
When the West had a common enemy in the Soviet Union, it was united. Now Europe is fragmenting once again into quarrelling rivals.


The Cyprus bailout: a disturbing precedent

George Friedman | 27 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Cyprus bailout, European Union, Germany
European policy makers have broken a barrier that has been in place since the 1930s.


2013: A year of decision for Europe

George Friedman | 04 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Union, political unrest, unemployment
The definition of the European problem must move beyond the financial crisis to the social consequences of that crisis.


Only 60 years overdue

Margriet Krijtenburg | 19 October 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Union, Nobel Peace Prize, Robert Schuman
Despite its critics in the Anglosphere, the European Union has been a great force for peace after centuries of strife. It deserves its Nobel Peace Prize.


Financial markets, politics and the new reality

George Friedman | 09 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, European Union, Germany, international relations
After the global financial crisis, it is clear that our economic system is not a machine but a political compact.


European democratic deficit again?

Michael Kirke | 25 July 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: European Union, gay and lesbian


The futility of European elections

George Friedman | 20 June 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Union, Eurozone, financial crisis
The results of the recent Greek election are indecisive, but they represent how shaky the consensus on the Eurozone is.


Are bureaucrats the salvation of Europe?

George Friedman | 13 June 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Union, financial crisis, future of Europe
Bringing the cycle of endless financial crises to an end may mean surrendering sovereignty to Eurotechnocrats.


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