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Migration crisis is one of mismanagement – The figures

Far fewer people are arriving by sea into Europe compared to the last years, yet the political debate appears to suggest a major migration crisis. The real crisis is about mismanagement and indecision by political leaders.

Croatia five years after joining the EU

On July 1, 2013 Croatia officially became a member of the European Union. What has changed in the country since accession? In this short video, we look at some aspects of the society and economy of the country.

Hungary and democracy: Viktor Orbán’s smart and cynical EU strategy

HVG, Budapest – Many ask for the ruling Fidesz party to be expelled from the EPP group at the European Parliament for not respecting core European values. Something not likely to happen, as both have a common interest in the status quo, says analyst Dániel Bartha. See more.

The Internet Sales Tax Feeding Frenzy Has Arrived

The Supreme Court made a momentous ruling on internet sales taxation that has been frequently misunderstood, so here’s the deal.

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War Hawks are Scaring the Power Out of Congress

There is no power or responsibility that the government possesses more awesome or grave than that of deciding whether to send our armed forces off to war.

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Palermo and Naples, the most difficult places to find a job according to their citizens

Only 3 percent of the people living in Palermo and 5 percent of those in Naples consider that it is easy to find a job in their city. 

Nationalists’ hostility over religious minorities on the rise in Europe

According to a recent study by Pew Research Center, “2016 saw an uptick in nationalist activities around the globe”, and especially in Europe.

Immigration: Mixed doubles

Het Financieele Dagblad, Amsterdam – Cartoon. See more.

Reason Magazine Editor-in-Chief Speaks Out

Katherine Mangu-Ward, Editor-in-Chief at Reason Magazine, talks with Matt Kibbe about what it means to be a libertarian in today’s polarized society.

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How the List tallies Europe’s migrant bodycount

Compiled by United for Intercultural Action, the List tallies all the refugees and migrants who have died trying to reach Europe.

190 million Europeans have never been abroad

Erasmus, the end of roaming charges, the convenience of the euro: the rhetoric promoting the benefits of European integration only really addresses those citizens who regularly travel to other EU countries. In fact, 37 percent of EU citizens have never been outside their own country.

European Values Survey

A survey to learn about European values.

The different European railway systems

The European Railway Performance Index compares the performance of rail systems in European countries.

Televisions and VOD

A database provides data on all television channels and on-demand audiovisual services in Europe.

The EU and its citizens: The institutions of 2025 should reflect what Europeans expect

, – Despite some limitations, the white paper on the future of the EU provides an excellent basis for debate, writes activist François Dupont. See more.

FIFA World Cup: Why Denmark and France will end up in final

Alternatives économiques , Paris – The statistics speak for themselves: countries with higher taxation levels have a greater chance of winning in international football tournaments. See more.

Freedom of the press: Not a priority for MEPs on the right

Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa, Trento – The European Parliament recently adopted a resolution on media freedom and pluralism. How many voted in favour, and how many against? Did geography and ideology make an impact on the vote? A brief analysis. See more.

War & Responsibility: 17 Years and Counting

Since 2001, the United States’ military has been engaged in 15 countries, with U.S. casualties exceeding 66,000 to date.

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