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Michael Wohgemuth

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Nov 2017

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Is a European Monetary Fund needed? By Michael Wohlgemuth

  Before the end of the year, the European Commission plans to publish its first proposals for the establishment of a European Monetary Fund (EMF). The idea of a new vehicle to deal with the eurozone debt crises has been floated since 2010, when it was proposed by the German government. At the time, it […]

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Michael Wohgemuth

10

Nov 2017

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Macrons Europavision. Von Michael Wohlgemuth

So leidenschaftlich hat schon lange kein Staatschef mehr über Europa gesprochen. Der neue französische Präsident Emmanuel Macron will nicht nur Frankreich reformieren, sondern auch gleich die ganze EU umbauen. In seiner großen, jedenfalls langen, Rede finden sich einige bedenkenswerte Vorschläge wie die Verkleinerung der ...

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Michael Leigh

02

Nov 2017

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Theresa May’s guardedly optimistic Brexit scenario. By Sir Michael Leigh

Two principal scenarios summarize how the Brexit process is likely to develop in the years ahead. The first provides for a relatively “smooth and sensible” Brexit, in the words used by British Prime Minister Theresa May, with collateral damage kept to a minimum. The other can be called a “cliff edge” scenario. This upbeat ...

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MvL

23

Okt 2017

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Putting Europe back on track. By Prince Michael von Liechtenstein

Europe is a wealthy and peaceful region. Its relative prosperity and social balance cause millions of non-Europeans to see it as a promised land. The subcontinent, situated at the western tip of Eurasia’s huge landmass, has managed to integrate peacefully after the wars and bloodshed of the early 20th century. This integration was ...

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Okt 2017

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„What Jamaica means for Brexit“ – Reflections of a Londoner in Berlin. By Alice Buckley

We Brits like to think that everyone is as obsessed with Brexit developments as we are. Of course, the truth is that for most of our fellow Europeans outside the Brussels elite, Brexit comes way down the list of priorities. For evidence of this, look no further than last month’s German election campaign: much was […]

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Leo

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Sep 2017

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What to expect from German elections. By Leopold Traugott

With just three days to go until Germany’s general elections on 24 September, the winner seems clear. Leading the field with 38% in the latest polls, Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and their Bavarian sister party CSU are poised to govern Germany for another four-year term. Her main electoral competitor, the social ...

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