The Really Big Deal

My name is Julian. I am a 29-year old political analyst based in Berlin working for an independent, non-profit think tank. Finally, the dust of institutional reshuffling which started with the 2014 European Parliament elections has settled. The last act of this procedure was the approval of Jean-Claude Juncker’s college of Commissioners by the European […]

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Is it Really Different this Time?

My name is Julian. I am a 29-year old political analyst based in Berlin working for an independent, non-profit think tank. This time, it’s different. This is the official slogan of this year’s European elections. The innovations of the Lisbon Treaty that will come into effect this year for the very first time offer tools […]

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University Fees and Austerity

  My name is Armanda. I am 25 years old and a student of Economics at the University of Bologna, Italy. The last report of the European Commission on National Student Fees and Support Systems shows clear disparities among countries on university fees and support systems, confirming, also in this case, a sort of ‘division’ […]

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