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Guest post by Ilya Plotnikov, a Ukrainian journalist and foreign policy analyst A Ukrainian oligarch with ties to the Kremlin and Donald Trump, who is ducking criminal charges in his homeland by living in exile in Spain, says he will run against President Petro Poroshenko in 2019. With his links to Russian power brokers, including… » read more

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Lettre ouverte aux citoyens de l’Union européenne et aux chefs d’Etat et de gouvernement des Etats membres Dans cette période de reprise économique et d’accalmie, n’oublions pas qu’il y a peu nous avons frôlé l’abime et que notre réalité reste pleine d’incertitudes géopolitiques et financières, avec un niveau de dette mondial record pouvant entraîner une… » read more

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Guest blog post by Margit Schratzenstaller, Austrian Institute of Economic Research In a few days the European Commission is going to launch its proposal for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework, which is eagerly awaited by policy makers on the European and on Member State level alike. The documents released by the European Commission during the… » read more

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Guest blog post by Eva Maydell. Maydell is a Member of the European Parliament from Bulgaria. When it comes to technology pioneers in Europe, Estonia often gets the plaudits, and deservedly so. Europe is not always good at talking up its efforts and successes in technology so any recognition is not just welcome – it’s… » read more

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Guest blog post by Denis MacShane, the UK’s former minister for Europe. His latest book is Brexit, No Exit. Why (in the End) Britain Won’t Leave Europe (IB Tauris). Recently the London Eurosceptic political weekly, the Spectator, published an article by the most fervent EU federalist to be found in Europe. Jean Quatremer is a… » read more

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  Guest blog post by Stefano Quintarelli, Member of Parliament, Italy. Two weeks after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, it’s time to draw some conclusions and try to advance the debate with some structural proposals. Facts are clear: large-scale usage of a massive amount of user’s profiles collected from unaware and non-participating users, utilized to systematically… » read more

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Guest blog post by Fernando Morales-de la Cruz, Founder, Café for Change. The International Coffee Council of the International Coffee Organization meets in Mexico from 9 to 13 April at a time of crisis for coffee growers. They receive less than US $ 0.01 in net benefits per cup of coffee sold in “the north”… » read more

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  Guest post by Mark Cummins. Mark Cummins is Professor of Finance at the Dublin City University Business School and Head of the Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship Academic Group. He holds a PhD in Quantitative Finance. He will speak further on this topic at a special event on “Brexit and Financial Services” on 12 April… » read more

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