Tag Archives: Europe

France, Italy and Spain: Still Wine Kings?

How do the three countries compare on consumption and exports of wine?

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Yemen: How Europe Kowtows to America

European leaders either follow obediently in America’s wake or hold their tongues.

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Europe’s Growth Rate in Offshore Wind Must Triple to Reach Paris Goals

To meet the goal agreed at the Paris climate change conference in December 2015, Europe will need a fully decarbonized electricity supply by 2045.

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Western Balkans: The Young and Talented Leave

Western Balkans policymakers often complain that their best minds are leaving. But they do so without offering any solution how to fix this issue.

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India After the G-20 Summit

How does India fit into the world economy? Does the world’s soon to be most populous nation have a viable economic strategy?

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Ukraine’s Downward Spiral

A report from Kiev on corruption and hopelessness.

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Voter Turnout in Europe: Highs and Lows

How many voting-age people show up to vote in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Belgium?

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Attacks on Academics: East Europe, Russia and Turkey

Limiting academic freedom is a threat to democracy itself. EU leaders must unite and stand up to this troubling trend.

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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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Migration Vs. the Welfare State?

A self-fulfilling prophecy of failure: Welfare states attract a lot of unskilled migrants who fail to assimilate. A political disaster is looming.

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