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Barroso’s Speech: European Orthodoxy, Legislative Proposals and Punching the Chinese

Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, gave a speech to the Konrad Adenhaur Foundation (video extracts/full transcript), on the state of the EU. I am not in the habit of following every speech made by EU leaders. There … Continue reading

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The European Crisis Game they play: “Forecasting” the results of the July 21, 2011 Eurogroup meeting

I suppose this post applies to most decisions under crisis, but I suppose that this meeting is what everyone wants to know about. Right? So I’ll have a shot at it… I am actually going to go against everyone and … Continue reading

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The EP wants to stay in Brussels, Weber withdraws, Barroso claims relevance and border issues

A quick post with some highlights of the news: So the European Parliament was at it again… They are fed up of having to move to Strasbourg once a month, and rightfully so. As they so often do, they are … Continue reading

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