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When political Europe changes
As in all democracies the political landscape in Europe is in turmoil. The traditional forms of exercising power are under challenge. The main parties are contested. The coalitions that emerge after a proportional vote are increasingly difficult to put together. The extreme right and left-wing...
BREXIT: to leave and remain.
Since 23rd June 2016 when the British voted by referendum and a weak majority (51.9%) to leave the European Union debate has been raging on the other side of the Channel about the links it wants to retain with the continent. After years of hostility, rear-guard action, denial and contemptuous...
2018: the return of Europe
 In the international arena 2018 might very well mark the return of Europe. America is struggling, China is seeking partners, Russia is bogged down in its past, the Middle East is in turmoil, Africa is still unstable, and the world is seeking answers to the excesses and failings of...
Europe, stronger than it thinks
You simply have to travel through China to understand what demographic transition and catch-up really mean: an immense challenge for the world. Europe has more assets than it thinks. When it provides itself with the commercial tools to counter dumping, as it is doing right now, it is surprising...