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First of all, there will be a lot of single issue politics, connected to lifestyle/hobby groups like hunting, bird watching or music downloading. A million signatures to abolish copyrights will be no match for them. There will be also a lot of emotionally loaded political questions. Banning nukes, GMO agriculture products or bailing out Assange? I bet that you can collect a million signatures for such issues in Europe almost overnight. Or collecting signatures for big business 10 euros each? Even signing up, too.

Posted by Dániel Antal

France’s state-owned railway company’s fast-train alternative to flying from Brussel to Strasbourg may be ‘marketed’ as eco-friendly but it looks to me that it makes the rest of the world laughing at us. The cheap alternative to flying costs the European taxpayer about €. 300 000. Euroskeptics are outraged, but there are more logical comments:… » read more

Posted by Dániel Antal