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I’ve been starring at this blank page for the past 6 months, almost on a daily basis. I’ve been meaning to write more on the federalist quest, but I’ve been turned back again and again by news reaching me on developments on the EU scene. Today, as I have been more or less removed from… » read more

Posted by Horatiu Ferchiu

All around social media accounts of EU higher authorities, in all speeches, interventions and debates, everybody says “go out and vote for the upcoming EP elections!”. Which at first glance sounds fair. But it is not. Because as it is the case with me, in Romania, I feel that “Brussels” as an overall concept encompassing… » read more

Posted by Horatiu Ferchiu

EU budget issues

I look at this whole debate on the European Budget and I try to grasp the benefits on grass root level for the money brought into debate – € 1000 billion. The sum is impressive to say the least. For an estimated population of 503 492 041 citizens [1] distribution per capita of that budget… » read more

Posted by Horatiu Ferchiu