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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...
Christopher Tapp
4 min read

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...
Christopher Tapp
2 min read

A few thoughts on the Summit for Democracy

Summit for Democracy was the name of the most prestigious (?) online event of the previous week, hosted by President Biden. When then presidential...
Leslie Zelinka
3 min read

How the EU (almost) stole Christmas

Slightly surprisingly, there haven’t been many memes published (yet) about Commissioner Helena “Grinch” Dalli stealing Christmas. Which, of course is not exactly the truth....
Leslie Zelinka
4 min read

Ready, steady, go – the Traffic Light Coalition is…

What to expect from the new German government It is not final yet, as it needs to be approved by the parties themselves, but...
Christopher Tapp
4 min read

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...
Christopher Tapp
2 min read

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...
Christopher Tapp
3 min read

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,...
Christopher Tapp
4 min read

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