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Stockholm Syndrome in European Democracies: Revolutions vs. Shopping

No hay un sentimiento de defender lo que es de todos, solo hay un sentimiento de querer guardar nuestros derechos individuales. Vivir lo mejor que podamos. Ir tirando. Eso es lo que hace que no haya revoluciones ahora. El poder … Continue reading

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Shale Gas in Europe and United States is a Threat to Russia, Romano Prodi Says

Romano Prodi, ex-President of the European Comission and ex-Prime Minister of Italy, has granted an interview to journalist Vlad Mixich from Hotnews. Prodi’s interview focused on the shale gas debate in Europe, EU crisis and political parties. Full credit and … Continue reading

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Habermas on Democracy and Eurozone Crisis. Bridging Economy and Politics Through Solidarity

In a speech delivered at KU Leuven on 26th April 2013, Jürgen Habermas explains the evolution of democracy and solidarity concepts in the context of the European crisis with a focus on the Eurozone and Germany’s leading role. Habermas argues … Continue reading

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MCV Report Not Enough. EU Democracy and Rule of Law Need Further Compliance

Last Friday, Germany, the Netherlands, Finland and Denmark expressed their concerns in a letter adddressed to the European Commission over the need for further rule of law compliance inside the EU-27. Specifically, this letter follows the EU’s Justice and Home … Continue reading

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State Ownership vs. Privatisation

Decades after the fall of the communist regime in Romania, one should assume that privatisation as well as democracy have become clearly defined processes in an emerging economy. Well no, not exactly. Democratic processes seemed highly questionable last summer during … Continue reading

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