Julian King : EU needs concerted and collaborative effort against terrorism
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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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Leave Election Integrity to Chance
27 Nov 2013 – 09:59
Leave Election Integrity to Chance

By Philip B. Stark, Professor and chair of the department of statistics at the University of California, Berkeley

How do we know whether the reported winners of an election really won?
There’s no perfect way to count …

Technology Delusions in International Development
25 Nov 2013 – 16:50
Technology Delusions in International Development

By Kentaro Toyama, Researcher, UC Berkeley, School of Information

In 2004, I moved to Bangalore, India, to found a new research effort for Microsoft. Our goal was to explore how electronic technologies could contribute to …

‘A Plague over Both your Houses’: Changing Electoral Behaviour in Britain and the Rise of Third Parties
25 Nov 2013 – 16:44
‘A Plague over Both your Houses’: Changing Electoral Behaviour in Britain and the Rise of Third Parties

By Pete Dorey, Professor of British Politics, EUROP – Cardiff School of European Languages, Translation & Politics, Cardiff University

Since the 1970s, and especially since the early 1990s, Britain’s two largest political parties, the …

EU Energy Markets
25 Nov 2013 – 16:34

By Monique Goyens, Director General, BEUC
Energy markets: Putting the consumer in the spotlight
Energy is a multi-billion euro business, but for most households it is just a commodity. For consumers, energy is just what switches the …

Between Iraq and a Hard Place: Transatlantic Relations under Strain
25 Nov 2013 – 16:30
Between Iraq and a Hard Place: Transatlantic Relations under Strain

By Mitchell Belfer, Head of Department, International Relations and European Studies at Metropolitan University Prague

The clouds of war are again gathering along the eastern Mediterranean littoral. The US is intent on punitive actions to ‘degrade’ …

Development of Smart Grid and Smart Meters – the Swedish Experience
25 Nov 2013 – 16:26
Development of Smart Grid and Smart Meters – the Swedish Experience

By Karin Widegren, Director of the National Co-ordination Council for Smart Grids in Sweden

The Swedish electricity market was deregulated in 1996, since when electricity trading and generation have been open to competition, while network operations …

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 …