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GOVERNMENT

France: The New Anti-Terrorism Law Takes Effect

October 31, 2017 0

France: New Anti-Terrorism Law Takes Effect SOEREN KERN The new law authorizes prefects to order the closure of mosques or other places of worship for a period of up to six months if preachers are […]

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FINANCIAL

The EU Just Did the Big Banks a Massive Favour

October 31, 2017 0

The EU Just Did the Big Banks a Massive Favor “Testimony to the iron grip the financial industry’s lobby still exerts on governments and legislators.” By Don Quijones, Spain, UK, & Mexico, editor at Wolf Street […]

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GOVERNMENT

China moves to rate its citizens by 2020

October 29, 2017 0

China moves to rate its citizens The Chinese government plans to launch its Social Credit System in 2020. The aim? To judge the trustworthiness – or otherwise – of its 1.3 billion residents RACHEL  BOTSMAN […]

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COMMENTARY

German-Russian rapprochement is timely – and crucial

October 29, 2017 0

German-Russian rapprochement is timely… and crucial FINIAN CUNNINGHAM The visit to Moscow this week by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier heralds a growing rapprochement between the two countries. That’s not just good news for bilateral business […]

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GOVERNMENT

Europe: Journalists Are Against Free Speech

October 29, 2017 0

Europe: Journalists Against Free Speech JUDITH BERGMAN Gone is all pretense that journalism is about reporting the facts. These are the aims of a political actor. Being bought and paid for by the EU apparently […]

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COMMENTARY

Catalonia finally did it, and Madrid responds decisively

October 28, 2017 0

Pam Barker | Director of TLB’s Europe Reloaded Project The threat by Catalonian leader Carles Puidgemont (who now faces arrest) to declare independence from Spain finally transpired yesterday, and with it has come PM Rajoy’s definitive […]

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