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How Uber contributed to the shift from regulatory state to evaluatory society

How Uber contributed to the shift from regulatory state to evaluatory society
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Uber bites again. Today, the venture-backed start-up launched its less controversial ride-sharing app UberX in Zagreb, Croatia. This post-socialist country has climbed on the bandwagon of the sharing economy after an already burdensome move to the market economy. The taxi sector’s reaction in Croatia is very indicative of the abhorrence by which vested interests ”welcomed” […]

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The Actual Effects of Changing Formal Voting Rules in the Council of the EU

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In a recent article conveyed by Politheor.net, Attila Marján put forward numerous assumptions concerning the change of the blocking and policy-shaping power of the Visegrad Group – V4 (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) in the post-Lisbon era of the Council of the European Union (Council). The author voiced his concerns amid the most recent changes […]

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2014 UN Climate Conference in Lima, Peru: Same Old, Same Old

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The 2014 UN Climate Talks leave once again a bad taste in the mouth of many after the Lima Accords were passed on Saturday night in Lima, Peru. The devils of the past are, unfortunately, still alive. A usual impasse has marked every single UN Climate Conference ever since the groundbreaking Rio Summit in 1992, […]

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Garancija za mlade Europske unije: Sve samo ne garancija zaposlenosti

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  Prije nekoliko dana čelnici zemalja Europske unije okupili su se u Milanu na izvanrednom Summitu o zaposlenosti, pri čemu su se obvezali uliti dodatnih 6 milijardi eura u ne tako davno (2013.) uspostavljenu inicijativu za suzbijanje nezaposlenosti mladih u Europskoj uniji pod nazivom «Garancija za mlade» (Youth Guarantee).  Garancija za mlade ambiciozna je strategija […]

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