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Monthly Archives: October 2010
Nouvelle Europe has a long, disheartening article (French) on the segregation of Bosnian Croat (mostly Catholic) and Bosniak (Muslim) students in schools. The system of “two schools under the same roof” has been official policy in Bosnia since 2000, although … Continue reading
“Crooks in the Euro-family,” said Focus, “Our debt, you may take it,” replied My Country. Greece’s image has been suffering as of late. Just in the past ten days, Reporters without Borders ranked Greece the EU country with the least press … Continue reading
Analysis over at EUObserver of the emergence of the semi-respectable anti-Muslim/anti-EU far-right. It covers in particular a “summit” last Saturday (23 Oct) with Austria’s Freedom Party, Belgium’s Vlaams Belang, the Denmark’s People’s Party, Italy’s Northern League, the Slovak National Party and … Continue reading
The European Parliament recently gave its Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named after the late Soviet dissident, to Cuban psychologist and journalist Guillermo Fariñas. This Gandhi-like emaciated figure has become famous for using repeated, almost fatal hunger strikes in protest … Continue reading
It is often rightly noted that low birth rates and growth of the retired population in Europe will put significant strains on European economies and welfare states. What is sometimes less stressed is the global aspect of these trends. In … Continue reading
Say it isn’t so! The European Commission is promoting a practice of the Islamic religion? From what does Jean Quatremer draw this shocking revelation? European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is on visit in Pakistan to see the damage of the flooding … Continue reading
Find out in my first article on long-term trends over at Future Challenges.
Very amusing post from a eurosceptic blog on a recent double-interview with Catherine Ashton and Hillary Clinton.
Avigdor Lieberman, Foreign Minister of Israel, distinguished himself with his diplomatic skills last on Sunday October 10 at a dinner with the foreign ministers of Spain and France. Bernard Kouchner, international “French Doctor” renowned for co-founding Médecins sans frontières, said … Continue reading