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2 days ago
This week's Euroscopic gets into French and UK elections results, anti-semitism in Europe and what is going in Israel.
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5 hours ago
There are at least two qualitatively new features of the unfolding events of the Hungarian EU presidency that may fundamentally influence its endgame. This time, the Hungarian government is not confronting the European Parliament or the Commission, but rather all the other member states, writes Daniel Hegedus of the German Marshall Fund.
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5 hours ago
The new EU Parliament will decide whether Ursula von der Leyen will remain at the helm of the European Commission for another five years — the same day the European Political Community summit takes place in the UK, hosted by new centre-left PM Kier Starmer. MEPs are also expected to approve Roberta Metsola as the parliament president.
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Plenary vote on European Parliament president

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Plenary vote on European Commission president

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What if we are fighting inflation all wrong?

20 days ago
In a new paper, two economists argue that the EU needs a system of price controls and buffer stocks to prevent future inflation and shouldn't just leave it to the ECB to fight price rises through interest rates after the fact.
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How QAnon pushed climate-denialism into European mainstream

13 days ago
Climate-change deniers and anti-vaxxers are converging online in far-right conspiracy groups, according to an investigation by the nonprofit investigative newsroom Lighthouse Reports and EUobserver, taking in everything from 15-minute cities to net zero.
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EU Migration ‘schizophrenia’: Need workers, close borders?

16 days ago
With the need for one million foreign workers annually, the EU introduced Talent Partnerships to bring in non-EU citizens to fill gaps in the labour market. Pilot projects only led to a small number of recruitments so far, with partner countries required to cooperate on border protection and returns.
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