The rise in gas and electricity prices would have surprised Europe with gas reserves at historic lows (60%) and would have staged the resounding failure of the energy policies of a European Union incapable of achieving utopian energy self-sufficie
This year, 2021, has been particular for Europe, in many ways and senses. Covid-pandemic and all its “side-effects” in European economies, civil societies, politics, protest behaviors of citizens etc.
From the perspective of policymakers, planning for the many uncertainties that the future brings is a complicated task.
At a time when the Indo-Pacific narrative is getting well-established across the globe amidst great conflict of military tensions and civil unrest, the European Union has also released its own strategy towards it.
A word we seem to hear a lot lately is “geek”, which refers to someone who has a passion or even an obsession for various technological innovations.
The departure of the United Kingdom and the prospect of an independent Scotland seeking membership raise fundamental questions concerning the European Union’s future size, geography and polity.
If the EU introduces a minimum wage, its level will not even be Polish, but Romanian or Slovak, says the head of the Center for Political Economic Research of the Institute for a New Society, Vasily Koltashov.