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Michael Wohgemuth

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Mai 2017

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Ein Europa der Zukunft. Von der «immer engeren Union» zum «Europa der Clubs»: Von Michael Wohlgemuth

Seit Gründung der Europäischen Gemeinschaften vor genau 60 Jahren heißt es, Europa stehe «am Scheideweg»; so auch im jüngsten Weißbuch der EU-Kommission zum 60-Jahr-Jubiläum der «Römischen Verträge». Tatsächlich gab es seit 1957 Wegmarken und Krisen zuhauf; doch der Weg kannte bisher stets nur eine Richtung: Vertiefung ...

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Michael Wohgemuth

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Apr 2017

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Why Germany ‘Kant’ be the UK’s perfect Brexit ally. By Michael Wohlgemuth

Now that Article 50 has been invoked, it is time to consider who will be sitting down to Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom – no matter what its government looks like after the June snap elections. Among the European Union’s member states, Germany is considered the most influential and the most supportive of an […]

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hansfbellstedt

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Apr 2017

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Die Freiheit nicht dem Dogma opfern. Von Hans F. Bellstedt

Wer dieser Tage in London Gespräche führt, der wird – unabhängig von den Neuwahlen, die Theresa May herbeigeführt hat – ein gesteigertes Interesse an der innenpolitischen Lage in Deutschland feststellen. „Who is going to win in September, Merkel or Schulz?“, lautet eine der meistgestellten Fragen an Besucher aus Berlin. ...

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MvL

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Apr 2017

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The day Europe goes bankrupt. By Prince Michael of Liechtenstein

Behavioral scientists have observed that man as a species has developed an ability to ignore threatening or negative information. We tend not to look closely at bank statements showing debt or disturbing results of medical tests. Surprisingly, people with higher IQs are even more prone to this mental displacement than the less ...

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colombatto

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Apr 2017

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The future of euroskepticism. By Enrico Colombatto

The future of the euro is not a technical matter. Of course, the quality of a currency should be evaluated by its capacity to preserve its purchasing power and to ensure that companies and individuals do not get distorted signals (for example, by artificially low interest rates). There is no doubt that from this viewpoint, […]

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Kongress

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Mrz 2017

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EU-60 summit avoids disaster, triumphalism … and reform. By Michael Wohlgemuth

Not all member states and institutions of the European Union were thrilled about Matteo Renzi’s idea – back while he was still prime minister of Italy – to hold a special summit to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome. Last week’s celebration of the EU’s founding documents would have been spoiled had […]

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