The Referendum and the EU’s Democratic Deficit

Leiden, a.d. IX Kal. Ian. MMDCCLXVIII A.U.C., On the 6th of April the Netherlands will hold a referendum on the ratification of the association treaty between the European Union and Ukraine. I personally think this is a total non-issue, being used to actually discuss the decision making processes of the EU, something the organizers have... Continue Reading →


Why European Citizens Are Angry With The Wrong People About Greece’s Bail Outs

Leiderdorp, a.d. XVI Kal. Sep. MMDCCLXVIII A.U.C. Recently Greece's third bail out was passed by European leaders, and subsequently by European parliaments (Source). Being a Hellenophile, I personally certainly am glad that this happened. However, there was a lot of criticism on this deal, ranging from empirically based views, arguing that this was just a 'postponement of... Continue Reading →

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