The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is dead. It was never really popular on either side of the Atlantic, but the election of Donald Trump finished it off. The socialists in Wallonia and the labor unions in Germany can thank the new men in the White House for doing what they could not. EU […]

One year after the historical Paris Agreement, the climate change deal has officially entered into force on November 4th. The signatory states meet again from the 7th – 18th of November for the COP22 in Marrakesh.  Media attention will be on politicians, their goals and if COP22 can keep up with the ambitious targets set […]

Only a few more days until the dreadful theatrical display that has dragged on for a seeming eternity draws to a close. I am, of course, talking about the 2016 US presidential election campaign. A peculiar non-event that despite being, for the most part, devoid of political deliberation and informed policy debates, dominated the political […]