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50 Years After Landmark Treaty, Can France and Germany Save Europe? | TIME.com

50 Years After Landmark Treaty, Can France and Germany Save Europe? | TIME.com | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Ceremonies marking the 1963 Franco-German partnership pale in comparison to U.S. presidential inaugurations, but they mark an alliance credited with driving the E.U.
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Quo vadis, Europe?

Quo vadis, Europe? | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Europeans,
like most other inhabitants of the planet, are currently facing the crisis of
’politics as we know it’ - a state of “interregnum” – as the great Italian
philosopher Antonio Gramsci described a time in which the old is already dead
or dying, but the new has not yet been born.
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IMF 'hopeful' of Greek breakthrough as default fears grow - business live

IMF 'hopeful' of Greek breakthrough as default fears grow  - business live | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
All the latest economic and financial news, including the latest developments around Greece’s bailout talks
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The worst yet?

The worst yet? | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
WHETHER it was the Mediterranean's deadliest refugee drowning in decades remains to be seen. But it was certainly terrible, and its political effects could spread...
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The Varoufakis game is not chicken

The Varoufakis game is not chicken | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
The FT thinks Greece is playing chicken. In fact, it's in a dominant position.
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The East India Company: The original corporate raiders | William Dalrymple

The East India Company: The original corporate raiders | William Dalrymple | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
The long read: For a century, the East India Company conquered, subjugated and plundered vast tracts of south Asia. The lessons of its brutal reign have never been more relevant
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Liberal martyr

Liberal martyr | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
“NEMTSOV is a national traitor! Execute the traitor!” wrote a commenter a few days ago, on an internet petition to strip Boris Nemtsov of his mandate as a deputy...
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The fire that did not cease

The fire that did not cease | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Victory into defeat THE latest peace plan never had much chance. Shortly after signing it in Minsk, rebel leaders declared that Debaltseve, where several thousand...
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Ukraine ceasefire announced at Minsk summit—what next?

Ukraine ceasefire announced at Minsk summit—what next? | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
The ceasefire agreement in Minsk over Ukraine was better than no outcome at all. But only a little better.
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Apple: what do you do after becoming the world’s most profitable company?

Apple: what do you do after becoming the world’s most profitable company? | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Its record-setting quarterly results stunned the tech industry – and its Chinese competitors, who have now been eclipsed in their own home market. But reaching the financial pinnacle creates some questions – and even problems – of its own. By Rupert Neate
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The Charlie Hebdo attacks

The Charlie Hebdo attacks | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
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Symbolism of the Donetsk People’s Republic

Symbolism of the Donetsk People’s Republic | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
A new republic, even one – especially one – as uncertain in status as the Donetsk People’s Republic, needs all the trappings of power. But what do they mean? на русском языке
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Noam Chomsky (2014) "Can We Save Our Democracy and History?" - YouTube

Date - November 15th, 2014 On the occasion of Brooklyn for Peace's 30th Anniversary Gala honoring Noam Chomsky, recipient of the Pathmakers to Peace Award. I...
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‘Hell is never far away’ - female medic risking her life for Aleppo

‘Hell is never far away’ - female medic risking her life for Aleppo | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Umm Abdu has lost her husband and a son to the war in Syria, but the pistol-wearing woman refuses to abandon her embattled city, writes Martin Chulov
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A Great German Greek Grexit Game?

A Great German Greek Grexit Game? | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Curzon Price is clearly right that the “game” is not
“chicken.” It is not zero-sum. But the real question is, is it a game?
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Doctors of the World: how we discovered GCHQ was spying on us

Doctors of the World: how we discovered GCHQ was spying on us | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Why do intelligence agencies think it's acceptable to identify our humanitarian doctors, nurses and midwives as a threat to national security?
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Modern slavery and the responsibilities of individual consumers

Modern slavery and the responsibilities of individual consumers | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
How can one be an ethical consumer in a globalised world? There are ways to mitigate our involvement in harmful global supply chains. Continuing with business as usual is unacceptable. 
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Decolonising Palestinian economies

Decolonising Palestinian economies | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
There are at least five different economies in Palestine that co-exist with the Israeli economy, and they are all subjugated to Israeli colonisation. Decolonising them is key to real economic stimulus.
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Liberia almost clear of Ebola after last patient is discharged from care

Liberia almost clear of Ebola after last patient is discharged from care | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Liberia must wait 42 days to be judged free of Ebola after the release of its final patient and with no new cases reported for a week
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Spymania returns to Russia

Spymania returns to Russia | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Under
the ‘new and improved’ law against spying, anyone can be suspected of espionage
or treason in Russia. And that's the point.
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Greece secures eurozone bailout extension for four months

Greece secures eurozone bailout extension for four months | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Greek list of reforms wins conditional approval in Brussels for an extension of a rescue package the new government in Athens has repeatedly pledged to scrap
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No bail-out, no deal

No bail-out, no deal | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
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Go ahead, Angela, make my day

Go ahead, Angela, make my day | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
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Look back in prudence! Civil War legacies and crisis in Greece today

Look back in prudence! Civil War legacies and crisis in Greece today | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
The Greek Civil War does not constitute a sufficient explanatory framework for the current crisis, but it serves as a reminder both of the fragile nature of Greek society and the context of the country's continued resistance against the troika.
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Joy to the world...What Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim can tell us about economics

Joy to the world...What Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim can tell us about economics | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
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Russia intervenes as crumbling rouble echoes 1998 debt crisis

Russia intervenes as crumbling rouble echoes 1998 debt crisis | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Collapse in Russian currency, which has been badly buffeted by a plunge of almost 40% in oil prices, prompts central bank action
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