Cause and Effect in European Politics and Law
2013 Germany is electing

2013 Germany is electing

On September 22 2013 German voters will decide not only who should their chancellor be, but also who will play the role of a motor of the EU. That is precisely why these elections are essential for the entire Union not only for Germany. In this subject you can follow the most important developments from the voting, forecasts, analyses and outcomes.
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The Germans Asked for Super Mutti and Got Her

The main motor of the EU is working well, unfailingly, predictably and most of all steadfastly. The driver remains the same and it seems she will continue the stable course of the small steps. Generally, this is how the federal elections in Germany can be summarised that offered few surpris ...
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Our Germany and Their Europe

Huge expectations in Europe and mostly in the euro area who will the Germans elect to head the government of ... Europe. Expectations fed systemically by the breaking of a number of European taboos by Jose Manuel Barroso, the former Portuguese prime minsters, who is finishing his second term as ...
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Germans Want Less Europe and Love France

In spite of the huge ambitions of the European Parliament the next elections in May 2014 to be a tipping point for that European institution, the trust of the citizens of a key EU member state is the least precisely in that institution. This becomes clear from the latest Open Europe poll in Germ ...
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Germans Want a Euro Area of Fellow Countries

On the eve of the federal elections in Germany, UK think-tank Open Europe published an opinion poll of the German attitudes on some of the hottest issues from the European agenda that show why Angela Merkel stands big chances to be re-elected for a third term in office - most of the decisions sh ...