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Good luck, Mario

23. February 2021 I Europe, General Politics

Cross-posted from Brussels Morning (https://brusselsmorning.com)
“Poor guy,” I thought at first when I heard that Mario Draghi had accepted a mandate from the President of Italy to form a new Italian government. But upon a little more reflection, I realized that Mario Draghi may well be “the poor man,” but for Italy he probably represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. …

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The virus and the season

27. November 2020 I Europe, Events, General Politics

(This is an automated translation, I corrected substantive mistakes but not grammar and style)
Cross-posted from Makroskop
In the corona discussion, many people feel that it is hopeless from the outset to search for a hypothesis that provides clear indications of the further course of the pandemic. …

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Populism is Dead, Long Live Popular Politics

Cross-posted from Makroskop and Brave New Europe
Translated and edited by BRAVE NEW EUROPE
 
Joe Biden has been the incarnation of the Establishment. Nothing else can be expected from him than Barack Obama’s largely unambitious social policies, which made the Trump phenomenon possible in the first place. …

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