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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 […]

De Schoonmoeder aller Verkiezingen

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 […]

Media

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 […]

Debates and lectures

Giving Kosovo’s youth a viable future beyond the scars of the past

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‘Yours truly’ was present on the 5th March 2012 at the conference ‘Sustainable Kosovo’ organized by ThinkYoung (a Brussels-based advocacy NGO for young people), in collaboration with the European Stability Initiative and the Robert Bosch Foundation. Four noteworthy speakers shared their views and analysis with the audience: Mrs. Ulrike Lunacek MEP, Mrs. Doris Pack MEP, Kosovo’s Ambassador to Belgium Illir […]