Christopher Tapp


73 Stories by Christopher Tapp

One year of Biden – how far he got?

It was only a little more than a year ago, that Lady Gaga, with a giant golden brooch on her chest, sang the Star-Spangled...
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The EU in 2022

The easiest and probably the safest prediction for 2022 is that it’ll be rather unpredictable, and probably will not have much semblance to what...
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Preparations for a Post-Merkel EU

As the post-Merkel era seems more difficult to cooperate with and probably also less predictable, it was just the question of time that Paris...
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Is something rotten in the Netherlands….

Though I’m not a great believer of „national characteristics”, a.k.a. stereotypes, e.g. that every Scotsman is miserly and every American is brash, but I...
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Ready, steady, go – the Traffic Light Coalition is almost on

What to expect from the new German government It is not final yet, as it needs to be approved by the parties themselves, but...
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A few thoughts on the COP26 conference

In spite of the few moments, when it seemed that it won’t happen, the end of the COP26 conference saw the birth of the...
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Who will pay for the gas bill?

One has to wonder why the recent spike of energy prices caught the leaders of Europe completely off guard. Josep Borrell said that sharp...
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G20 reflections

17th century England saw the birth of the so called Inclosure Acts (sic). That meant the enclosure of open fields and previously common land,...
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