• Piers Ludlow: “Brexit is neither the first nor the worst crisis that the EU has confronted”0

    [box type=”info” icon=”none”]Dr. Piers Ludlow is an Associate Professor at the International History Department of the London School of Economics and Political Science. His main research focus is the history of Western Europe since 1945, in particular the historical roots of the integration process and the development of the EU. In this interview he discusses

  • How can we avoid another Orlando?

    How can we avoid another Orlando?1

    Reading about the events in Orlando a few months back was like reading a script from a horror tale. It had all the dark elements hovering around and shrouding the setting. A typical night-time event, a solitary gun wielding delusional character and the spillage of blood. It was both the deadliest mass shooting by a single gunman and the deadliest incident of violence against LGBT people in U.S. history, as well as the deadliest terrorist attack in the U.S. since the September 11 attacks in 2001.

  • TTIP:  Solution looking for a problem

    TTIP: Solution looking for a problem0

    Being designed to promote trade and multilateral economic growth, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a proposed trade agreement between the United States and the European Union. In its essence, the agreement aims to boost the trade by removing trade barriers as well as to expand corporate profits through the standardization of the legal regulations in the US and EU.


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