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  • Both candidates are clearly facing a serious image problem. Never before voters had a bigger aversion to both presidential candidates since 1960 according to data of researcher Gallup, the Wall Street Journal published recently.
  • Prosecutors said they had frozen KGMI assets and stakes worth 3bn lei ($740m). The probe comes as part of a broader clampdown on corruption in Romania, which has seen high-ranking officials, including former prime minister Adrian Nastase, jailed for graft.
  • However, it seems that the new US administration as well as upcoming elections in Germany and France could end up posing bigger threats to the trade agreement than Brexit.
  • Athens Democracy Forum (Sept. 14-18) will bring together politicians, policy makers, journalists, scholars and experts from the fields of business, finance and technology to explore the challenges to liberal democracy and ways to face them.
  • While political leaders and decision-makers can inspire through principled discourse and actions, ignoring the active and positive role citizens can play in correcting the situation is plainly wrong. Instead of treating the voters of anti-immigration parties like their leaders, their concerns have to be openly debated in society-wide conversations, not ignored. Indeed outward-looking citizens have to be offered the opportunity to reshape the national narrative.



Athens Democracy Forum 2016

Join us this September at the New York Times Athens Democracy Forum – September 14-18, 2016

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New CAP is still struggling to find new export markets

Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has launched a “diplomatic campaign” to find new markets for EU products. But external trade complexity and an unbalanced internal market pose serious challenges for the executive

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The leverage of competitiveness by a currency union and Germany’s gain from the euro

Evidently, the mirror image of Germany’s enhancement of competitiveness is found in the southern European countries, the competitiveness of which is lower than the Eurozone’s weighted average and is, therefore, negatively leveraged

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Yes, we shall need the deficit in State Budget

The reverse for deficit attaining instead of surplus attaining is a deep and long-standing debate, which acts “harshly” for a proportion of the country’s sophisticated Economists and Governors

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Can Trump win? Yes, he can!

Donald Trump, lifted on the shield by the Republicans in Cleveland, is underestimated permanently

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The liberated school and social change

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Inquiries concerning a bloody and stagy coup

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Moldova on its IMF and reform track after six months of responsive government

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

A school that builds integrated personalities

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Changing the world through education

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Donald Trump, an exclusive interview!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

ECNAIS and the Independent Education

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Education, the best route to employment

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Freedom of education in a transformed world

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Investing in Education, a strategy for social and economic development

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Nature conservation organisation: Trade in elephants ivory helping to finance terrorists

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Responding to 21st century challenges for decentralizatio

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The empowerment of society through freedom of education

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The importance of private schools in Greece

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Rosneft caught playing the three-card marney dealer with tax authorities

Sunday, July 17, 2016


One key thing the EU can learn from the Canadian refugee policy

At a time of sorrow and despair for the EU, and with the refugee issue a core fault line in the Old Continent's politics, the Canadian policy of privately sponsored refugees could offer a solution to building bridges of understanding among diverse communities


France bans food waste from supermarkets

France has banned supermarkets from throwing away unwanted food, and the ruling could lead to wider action on food waste across Europe

Editor’s Column

Fresh UK PM May let EU leaders wait and appoints Boris as foreign minister…

By: N. Peter Kramer

Straight after her confirmation as Britain’s new Prime Minister, Theresa May showed her EU colleagues that the rumours that she is going her own way are right.


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