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The coming elections for the presidency of the European parliament signal that a real competition is underway between Antonio Tajani, the candidate of European People’s Party (EPP), and Gianni Pittella, who leads the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D). The election that will be held on January 17 is finally a competitive race, because… » read more

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Errare humanum est, perseverare diabolicum. The Greek crisis shows the negative impact of misjudged theories put to the test of reality. Thus, it is useless to label Tsipras as a dangerous communist when we face the disastrous consequences of ideas biased by false analysis or flawed by coarse errors. Between 2010 and 2014, the Greek… » read more

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Europe, where art thou? Following Podemos’ victory in Spain, we feel threatened by a new wave of euroscepticism. However, if we consider Podemos as eurosceptic, we miss a decisive point of view regarding the nature of that party and also of the crisis we have been facing since 2008. In the case of Podemos, its… » read more

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