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The Dollar: Their currency, OUR problem

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The $: Their currency – our problem As Ben Bernanke’s mandate as chairman of the Federal Reserve (the “Fed”) ends, it is time to assess the impact that the American central bank has on the world economy. The US enjoys what former French president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing once called “the exorbitant privilege of the dollar”, which is the de facto […]

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De Schoonmoeder aller Verkiezingen – De interviews!

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Zoals eerder aangehaald, slagen JEF België en de Ambrassade de handen in elkaar om ook jongeren een stem te geven in de aanloop naar de regionale, federale én Europese verkiezingen. Naar aanleiding van de verkiezingen van 25 mei 2014 zullen we honderd jongeren de kans geven om met hulp van “De Schoonmoeder aller Verkiezingen” een heuse ‘jongerencampagne’ op poten te zetten. Om hen daarin bij […]

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StampMedia – Interviews with presidents Flemish political parties (Dutch)

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[Nederlands] JEF Belgium and the Ambrassade have worked out a program called “De Schoonmoeder aller Verkiezingen” in order to give young people the chance to raise their voice during the campaigns for the regional, federal and European elections taking place in May 2014. Journalists of StampMedia managed to interview the presidents of the seven biggest political parties in Flanders. The interviews are only available in […]

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A Revolution with European Ramifications

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This article has also been published at the online webzine The New Federalist.  “The supply shock created by a surge in North American oil production will be as transformative to the market over the next five years as was the rise of Chinese demand over the last 15.” – International Energy Agency European policymakers have failed to grasp the geopolitical […]

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A Tribute to EU’s Greatest Achievement, Peace

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This article has also been published at the online webzine The New Federalist. Today, the 11th of November, we commemorate the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany, ending one of the deadliest conflicts the world has ever known. Coined as “the war to end all wars” it has since been dwarfed in scale and horror by the […]

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Le Taurillon – August 2013 (Français)

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Sébastien Pirlet, president of JEF Liège and since October 2013 political secretary of JEF Belgium, wrote an article in Le Taurillon titled: “Sortie de crise en vue!” Sébastien is a regular contributor to “Le Taurillon“, the French version of The New Federalist. The New Federalist, which is also available in German and Italian, has contributors and readers from all over Europe and has […]