Merkel vs. Schulz: Is the Lady for Turning?
Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, attempts to speak at the Brussels Think Tank Forum. The microphone fails, he is unfazed. “This must be Angela Merkel,” he jokes, she wouldn’t want his message to get out. You have probably never heard of Mr Schulz. That’s too bad because […]
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How to Make Green Thinking Logical?
There is no discussion wherever we need to think about green energy – resources like gas or oil will finally run out and we will have to find some sort of substitute for them. The political and business elites cannot forget that people like logical solutions – if there is […]
A Blessing in Disguise: How resource poverty has prepared Europe for peak oil
If an over-endowment in resources can be a curse, the example of Europe also shows that their absence can also present certain benefits.
Europe’s double standard
The European reaction to 9/11 was very strong, much more so than to other catastrophes and massacres. Why ? As an idealistic 16 year old high school student at that time, the answer I found disillusioned me. Class had just started after the summer holidays at my high school in […]
A One-Way Ticket: Polish Emigration in the EU
Polish emigrants are safe and sound abroad. Government plan (or rather a slogan) of them coming back is a wishful thinking. Why? Poland doesn’t offer anything that would be beneficial for them, as you can earn for the whole year living in Poland just in 4 months in the UK.