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Merkel and Macron: The New “2 M’s” Power Couple

With a new French President at her side, Merkel feels invigorated again. She even feels a sense of destiny regarding Europe.

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Europe Vs. US: Toward More (Im)Perfect Unions?

Macron’s victory really is a positive signal for the European Union’s future — especially viewed in context against the American union.

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From Trump to Brexit: Bipolar Nature of Modern Politics

Populists movements will continue to win elections because there is something profoundly wrong with modern capitalism.

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The Macron Effect: Can France Overtake Germany Again?

It’s not a foregone conclusion that Germany always has the upper hand economically over France.

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Theresa May’s and England’s Massive Miscalculations on Brexit

Why Germany’s Angela Merkel felt compelled to end the Tories’ delusions

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Why Theresa May’s Supposed Triumph May Not Happen

In calling snap elections for the UK on June 8, the British Prime Minister may have entered into a game of Russian Roulette.

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Is Germany Really Poverty-Stricken?

Fake facts, presented under the cover of academic neutrality, become a 2017 election topic in Germany.

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The EU: Like Building a Cathedral

Will the “cathedral” – aka the EU – ever be completed? Is it worth the effort? Or might it fall down and bankrupt its builders?

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France: Mélenchon for President?

A run-off between the far right and the far left candidates would be a choice between bad and ugly for France and Europe.

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May Snap Election: A Move Toward British Disunification

The big winner of the upcoming UK snap election will be three nationalisms – English, Scottish and Irish republican.

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