The Guest Blog

Guest blog post by Yousuf Zubair, student. After the attempted military coup in Turkey on 15 July, President Erdogan and officials within the Turkish government seem to have unequivocally blamed sympathisers of the Hizmet movement and have begun a purge of ‘Gulenists’ (and any other opposition to the President). The reclusive Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen… » read more

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Guest blog post by Lucy Anns, Europe Advocacy Intern at Christian Solidarity Worldwide. In the wake of the recent terrorist attack in Nice, France is in its third extension of the state of emergency. While some may doubt the effectiveness of this ‘état d’urgence’, there can be no doubt about French defiance in the face… » read more

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Guest blog post by Andrii Lavreniuk, Brussels based Ukrainian journalist. For two years Putin’s Russia has been terrorising the entire civilised world. The occupation of Ukrainian Crimea and military aggression in eastern Ukraine became the first stages of a hybrid, undeclared war unleashed by the Kremlin regime. Russia cynically and insidiously destroyed the security of… » read more

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Guest blog post by Roberto Yunquera Sehwani, Law and Political Science student at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. As a result of Goldman Sachs’ recent recruitment of former President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Durao Barroso many have wondered whether Brussels has any rules to control the European Commission’s revolving doors. The EU indeed has… » read more

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Guest blog post by Philip Stevens is director of Geneva Network, a UK-based research organisation working on international trade and intellectual property issues. After decades of discussions in Brussels, the European Unitary Patent System is entering its final stages of negotiations. Companies seeking to enforce and maintain their patents across the 28 members of the… » read more

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Guest blog post by Melanie Sully, Director of Go-Governance Institute, originally published in Wiener Zeitung. Eine Untersuchung, die unmittelbar nach dem Referendum über die EU-Mitgliedschaft Großbritanniens durchgeführt wurde, behauptete, dass die Jugend einfach nicht abgestimmt habe. Spätere Daten (durch die London School of Economics) zeigen jedoch, dass die Jugend sehr wohl eine relativ hohe Beteiligung… » read more

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Guest blog post by Alexander Mohr, Secretary General of APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging. APEAL is an active supporter of the Circular Economy Package (CEP) and has been following developments in the European Commission closely for many months now. The CEP’s stated ambition has always been to help European businesses… » read more

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