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  • The Future of Europe: A Hub of Innovation

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      In the previous weeks I have written about some of the shortcomings of the EU and how they might be addressed. My main focus was on structural weaknesses and ways to address them individually and on a general push for a leaner laissez-faire state decisive and courageous enough to […]

  • Italian symbol of the presence in the city

    Poland’s “Little Italy” is a sign of the times

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    Wroclaw is a city with a complicated historical background:  in the course of its one thousand year history, the capital of the Lower Silesian District –Voivodeship- has been under Bohemian, Austrian, Prussian and German control, before re-becoming Polish in the aftermath of World War II. With its past, this city […]

  • European Austerity Measures: a PIIGS-Eye View

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    In the beginning, the EU’s main reactions to the economic and financial crises were aimed at salvaging European prosperity from the effects of the American financial crisis [1]. However as time passed and the crises deepened, the EU’s response to the economic problems of its Member States was to slid […]