May 5, 2014

Europe May End America's Death Penalty

Gibson & Barrett, The Guardian

The Associated Press

When it comes to capital punishment, the US today is like South Africa in the 80s. But an EU boycott has opened up a final frontier

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April 25, 2014
Viktor Orban and Europe's New Populism
Bartlomiej Nowak, GMF
Prime Minister Viktor Orban's overwhelming victory in Hungary's parliamentary elections two weeks ago highlights a form of pragmatic populism that is ascendant in Europe today. This populism has, in part, been made possible by... more ››
April 26, 2014
World Can Teach the U.S. About Entitlements
Richard Jackson, GPS
Several countries – including Germany, Italy, Japan, and Sweden – have gone further and introduced “automatic stabilizers” into their public pension systems that, directly or indirectly, index benefits to the growth in... more ››
April 24, 2014
A Rebellion Is Brewing Against Brussels
Peter Oborne, Daily Telegraph
The EU has always been at heart an elite project. It has been defined by rule from above, made deliberately unintelligible to the average citizen. Its first architects, having lived through the fascism of the Thirties and the... more ››
April 24, 2014
Why the European Union Will Survive
Robert Kaplan, Stratfor
The vision of Europe's elites a decade ago was too ambitious, but that does not mean at all that the age of the European Union is past. The European Union has a brighter future than Russia does. more ››
April 23, 2014
The Anti-Gentrification Battle in Berlin
Jason Overdorf, Global Post
Over the past five years, high-profile evictions have demonstrated Berlin's new commitment to protecting owners' property rights, while some of the oldest squatter communities have been forced to go legit — and turn capitalist... more ››