Category Archives: euro

Barriers Up: Schengen On The Brink?

Schengen Suspense? Recently there have been a number of talks in the European Union about the possibility of suspending the Schengen agreement that allows freedom of movement between national states. The immigration crisis has led to the talks which are … Continue reading

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European Woes

New Austrian Crisis? Much has been written about the crisis in Greece, there has been problems with the state of the Ukrainian economy and now there has been an Austrian bank collapse. The bank based in Carinthia, Austria needs around … Continue reading

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May Update

Viable sustainable development? Is there such as thing as sustainable development? The global economy is in depression, there is falling employment and yet there is still a general increase in resource usage from the developing nations. This is forecast to … Continue reading

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European Fiscal Union and more

European Fiscal Union The recent events of the UK vetoing the EU Treaty for Fiscal Union presents us with the risk of the two-tier Europe that is now complicated by one that is not only two-tier within the Euro Zone … Continue reading

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November Update

7 Billion and Rising… The world’s population has passed the 7 billion mark and is rising. Growth is variable by continent and some of the areas where there are water shortages or constraints are seeing the most rapid population growth. … Continue reading

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Core-Periphery Europe?

Euro Crisis Written in January 2011 Estonia has just adopted the Euro as it’s currency in January. It comes at a time of uncertainty and debt within the Eurozone and around Europe in general. It started with Iceland in 2008, … Continue reading

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