Monthly Archives: November 2011

Origins of a Euromyth

Dear readers: Quite a treat for you today! We have the pleasure of witnessing the birth of a genuine Euromyth right now, as it happens. First, a bit of background. Cast your thoughts back to February 2011 (if you need … Continue reading

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Border controls vs. things that actually work

As some may recall, the late Danish government caused a bit of a spat with both the European Commission and with our German neighbours this last summer when it announced that “border controls” would be “reintroduced” at the Danish-German border … Continue reading

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Not quite dead yet

Although Berlusconi got his coat and left the building last night – he in fact literally “slipped out of a side door” – we should remind ourselves thathe is not quite gone from Italian politics yet. His Popolo della Libertà … Continue reading

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Having your cake and eating it

So while the rest of Europe got on with the task of not having everything ruined forever – Greece finally got a new government, Italian President Napolitano apparently had a little heart-to-heart talk with Silvio Berlusconi, and the Germans may … Continue reading

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Regarding Silvio

With the political crisis in Greece apparently about to end up with the formation of a national unity government in some form, attention is now shifting to Italy where PM Silvio Berlusconi’s life suddenly got even more interesting than usual … Continue reading

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