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DANGEROUS MINDS | Sarkozy & Rutte the new EU far right?

Members of the European Parliament will urge Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte to take a clear stance against a website inviting Dutch citizens to post complaints about central and eastern Europeans living in the Netherlands. The website is backed by Geert Wilder’s right-wing Party for Freedom (PVV). The portal compiles anonymous complaints about immigrants from … Continue reading

EU FUTURE | A AGEING EUROPE

“The EU will, in the coming decades, face a number of challenges associated with an ageing society. There are three main factors that explain this trend: persistently low fertility rates, increasing life expectancy, and a baby-boom generation that will soon start to reach retirement age.” [EUROSTAT | 2010] The first paragraph (bellow) of the population … Continue reading