Not surprisingly, the EU courts have decided that national law may determine who gets welfare, rather than EU law, at least when it comes to foreign EU nationals. A sad, yet reasonable decision. Continue reading What kind of Europe do we want?
“Don’t stop… Believing…” Pardon my bad sense of humor. If you have ever read this blog, or talked to me in person, you are probably not thinking about that song right now, but rather something along the lines of “wait, stopped? When did he start believing in Economic Liberalism?” Continue reading Why I stopped believing in Economic Liberalism
Hey, you know what? Facebook wants to sell more ads! With your data! Wanna know something else? I couldn’t care less. Continue reading Don’t Like No Privacy
About a thousand people killed in armed conflicts, many more injured or deserting their homes and seeking asylum, and parts of the Ukraine independent or de facto independent: That is the result of the conflict in the Ukraine by now. Who saw it coming? Continue reading Ukraine und Identitäten
Currently, Iran is probably the most dicussed actor in international relations. An emerging power with a big population, strategic position, oil ressources and nuclear ambitions, they are of concern to many policymakers around the world. Being an internationally isolated theocracy, however, they are often pictured as an irrational threat. It is therefore important to ´look closely at their foreign relations and determine which factors contribute to their actions being the way they are. Continue reading Why Iran acts the way it does