Infantilisation

isn’t there such discussion in political science and sociology? The EU is trendy and we all are creating and shaping Europe now. Listening to what the leader says and looking at how they expand on it is as rich in content as what we are all asked do now. Some of my earlier, though recent thoughts on … Continua a leggere

BREXIT – is that actually the real topic

I was just approached by Yang Yuhan, asking for my opinion on the results in the UK. I mentioned in a brief note some of the problems, e.g. that the result may be just the date of preparing a new referendum (as it happened so often), that the claimed economic strength by the “leavers” may … Continua a leggere

Migration – aren’t there any ways to stop criminals?

Yes, it is a heading that can easily be mistaken, but reading about EU-policy and referring “being criminal” to various policy makers, and the new Foreign Office minister, Lady Anelay, will hopefully easily get you there. It is a disgrace, reading in yesterday’s Guardian British policy was quietly spelled out in a recent House of Lords written … Continua a leggere

Where are we going?

Looking at the edition of the 25th of November 2013 of L’Osservatore Romano, and the online version of the article Between Dignity and Transcendence we read the report on the pope’s visit in Strasbourg, where he addressed the European Parliament and the Council of Europe. Opening that page, I saw on the top one of … Continua a leggere