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 […]
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 […]
[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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Captain Europe visited the monthly apéro of JEF Brussels and brought some German media with him to Place Lux. Watch the short documentary HERE.
Goele Janssen, one of our political secretaries, has written an opinion piece on how the German elections show a clear lack in our European democratic system. Her opinion piece was published in Knack, one of the leading qualitative magazines in Flanders.
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 […]
Goele Janssen, one of our political secretaries, has been interviewed by Hautekiet, a well-known Flemish radio program. The interview was a response to the GeenStijl documentary on the earnings, and mis-abuse of it by a limited number of MEP’s. The interview can be found HERE.
Peter Oomsels, at that time political secretary of JEF Belgium, was interviewed by the German newspaper Die Welle during a lecture given by Jürgen Habermas in Leuven. Don’t panic if your German isn’t that good, Die Welle also published the article in English!