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“Gazeta Wyborcza” from May 21, 2013 published an extensive article of Jacek Saryusz-Wolski MEP on the Eastern Partnership and its ups and downs. I read it with interest, but also with disappointment. I, too, could name the shortcomings, weaknesses, and even iniquities that the partner countries have demonstrated countless times. Leaving aside the “obvious evidence”… » read more

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Tomorrow, the European Parliament we will be hosting the representatives of the Ukrainian opposition. A few days ago in Kiev there was a symbolic alliance of the opposing parties – they appeared together in a brotherly embrace: Yatsenyuk (Batkivshchyna), Klitschko (Udar) i Tiahnybok (nationalistic Svoboda). You do not have to be a great political expert… » read more

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End of tax fraud

The Plenary Session in Strasbourg is being characterized by taxes, more precisely by the collection of taxes. It is estimated that the EU countries are losing approximately one trillion euro as a result of tax fraud and tax haven operations. As this number might be difficult to imagine, I can say it’s comparable to the… » read more

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If a non-governmental organization releases a book on an educational topic, it means that it contains information that is not included in the school curriculum. This is happening frequently and all over the world. The appropriate ministers can then decide if they want to allow the issued book into the schools program, or not. When… » read more

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David Cameron is a professional. When announcing (in the Polish media too) the crackdown on immigrants, he was setting the stage for concrete decisions. The government’s plans were declared in the House of Commons by the Queen in her speech prepared by the Prime Minister, as it had been usually held in Britain. It will… » read more

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Our European flyers went into the world. Preliminary statistics – of the 10 awards we were giving, two people declined. There were many people who asked for a contact and want to collaborate with Europa Plus. On this occasion, we have done a short review of the bullets shot at us and Aleksander Kwaśniewski from… » read more

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Tomorrow we will publish a Europa Plus program. Tomorrow, on Europe Day, we want to publicly pledge the direction of our work on the program which is being formed before your eyes. I do not want to spoil the premiere, but to spice up your appetite today, here are a few thoughts that you can… » read more

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Apparently bookies in London get bets on whether or not Aleksander Kwasniewski will stand for the elections to the European Parliament. This is of course a joke, but the subject is present in the public debate. He himself has commented on this twice, first said he is not excluding the idea of being a candidate… » read more

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The map of Europe which shows the levels of unemployment in the European Union countries is worth the look. Let’s first exclude, however, two dark islands – Spain and Greece. These countries depart significantly from the average (already quite high) unemployment rate in the EU. A number of conclusions which break down a stereotype over… » read more

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