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EU 2014: Poland to Slovakia

This next post on the May EP elections covers Poland, Portugal, Romania and Slovakia – Slovenia, which had legislative elections on July 13, will be covered separately. 17,932 more words

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EU Commission to decide on future energy efficiency policy

The EU Commission have come together to decide on an energy efficiency target for 2030. The agreement in the form of the Energy Efficiency Review is to be published tomorrow, the 23 July. 164 more words

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EU 2014: Latvia to the Netherlands

The next installment in our overview of the May 2014 EP elections in the European Union takes us to several small member-states but also the Netherlands. 17,246 more words

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EU 2014: Italy

The European Parliament elections were held in Italy on May 25, 2014. Alongside them, the first round of municipal elections in nearly half of all communes and regional elections in two regions were held. 16,745 more words

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Reding swaps EU Commission for Parliament

Former Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding is taking up her seat in the European Parliament, following her success in the May elections. Reding ran for election in her native Luxembourg for the Christian-democratic party CSV and recieved almost double the amount of votes than the next successful candidate. 54 more words


TTIP: beginning of global marketocracy?

This deal, if it goes ahead, my win the nomination of the most undemocratic, anti-social thing EU has ever done. It’s mind-blowing to realize how big lobbying power the big multinational companies have to get this idea that far. 77 more words


EU 2014: Germany to Hungary

After France, this post looks at the EP election results in some of the most important member-states in EU affairs today – Germany and Greece (as well as Hungary, important in its own way). 17,234 more words

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