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What ails Europe?

Margriet Krijtenburg | 01 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, European identity, European Union, Pope Francis
Pope Francis says that it is weariness, ageing and loneliness.


UK government trying to cut immigration and failing

Marcus Roberts | 25 November 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: European Union, immigration reform, United Kingdom


Europe’s malaise: the new normal?

George Friedman | 20 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, Europe, European Union, Stratfor
Europe has been mired in an economic crisis of slow growth and high unemployment for half a decade now.


Can there really be a “right to be forgotten”?

Denyse O'Leary | 29 Jul 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: European Union, internet searches, privacy


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.


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