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As extremists are increasingly using the internet to radicalise the vulnerable and marginalised online with their poisonous ideology, the European Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King raises the bar in Europe’s fight against online …

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Die Hard: The Republican Growth and Opportunity Report v the Radical Right
25 Nov 2013 – 16:19
Die Hard: The Republican Growth and Opportunity Report v the Radical Right

By Dr Niall Palmer, Dept of Politics and History, Brunel University

After Ronald Reagan’s 1980 election to the presidency, the U.S. electorate appeared to shift markedly to the right, beginning an era of resurgent conservatism …

The Role of Cohesion Policy in the Achievement of Energy Efficiency Goals
25 Nov 2013 – 16:10
The Role of Cohesion Policy in the Achievement of Energy Efficiency Goals

By Mojca Kleva Kekuš MEP

At the heart of Europe’s strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, the benefits of energy efficiency have long been recognized. Nonetheless, the EU is facing a severe challenge …

From Region to Macro-Region: Upper Austria in the EU Strategy for the Danube Region
25 Nov 2013 – 16:04

By Michael Strugl, Minister of Economy, Labour, Tourism, Sports and European Affairs, State Government of Upper Austria; Member of the Committee of the Regions
The EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) was established in 2011. …

Developments in Northern Ireland, the wider UK and Ireland
25 Nov 2013 – 16:00
Developments in Northern Ireland, the wider UK and Ireland

By Dr John Coulter, political columnist with the Irish Daily Star and Tribune magazine

Northern Ireland has just endured a summer of hate as the peace process deteriorated into its most volatile state …

New Media Technologies and Elections in Africa – an African Elections Project Perspective
25 Nov 2013 – 15:54
New Media Technologies and Elections in Africa – an African Elections Project Perspective

By Jeremiah Sam, Projects Director, African Elections Project

Elections present exciting and challenging times for citizens, political parties, electoral management bodies, and media organizations in many African countries as they continue to play significant roles in …

Eastern Partnership Dilemma: the EU or Russia – Democracy or Autocracy?
25 Nov 2013 – 15:46
Eastern Partnership Dilemma: the EU or Russia – Democracy or Autocracy?

By Gediminas Kirkilas, the Vice-Speaker of the Lithuanian’s Seimas and the Chairman of the European Affairs Committee, the Prime Minister of Lithuania, 2006-2008

The European Union’s (EU) Eastern Partnership countries face the dilemma of choosing …

The CAP-Reform: There’s More in it than Merely Greening
25 Nov 2013 – 15:40

By Elisabeth Jeggle MEP, Member, European Parliament Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development
Since the European Commission presented its proposals for the Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in October 2011 debates have been …

Investing in Urban Jobs for Growth
25 Nov 2013 – 15:34
Investing in Urban Jobs for Growth

By Henk Kool, Vice-mayor of the city of The Hague; First vice-chair of ECOS of the Committee of the regions; Chair of Social Affairs Forum of Eurocities

The financial, economic and budgetary wave …

Editorial View
25 Nov 2013 – 15:26
Editorial View

By Sir Graham Watson MEP, Editor, Government Gazette

MEPs returned from their summer holidays at the end of August fresh and full of enthusiasm for the final year of this parliamentary mandate. Whether retiring or seeking …

EU Regional Policy
25 Nov 2013 – 15:18
EU Regional Policy

By Sir Graham Watson MEP, Editor, Government Gazette

‘Solidarity’ is one of those oft-quoted words in the European policy-making sphere – its over-use perhaps diluting the force of its meaning. However what is certain is that …