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Oliver Schmidt

Psychologist, Personal manager

Oliver Schmidt studierte Psychologie, Wirtschaft und Recht. 15 Jahre lang arbeitete er im Personalmanagement eines internationalen DAX-Konzern, davon zwei Jahre in den USA. Zur Zeit schreibt er an einem Buch zur Zukunft der Europäischen Union.



Great Britain and the Brexit

Has UK Politics hit fast forward?

Just over a week ago the UK’s latest Prime Minister was revealed. The leadership contest, sparked by the country’s vote to leave the EU and expected to last weeks, was over in just days. Is this a reflection of the UK’s political environment post Brexit? Matthew Amroliwala from the BBC reflects on covering the day David Cameron waved good bye and Theresa May embarked on her premiership.

by Matthew Amroliwala 24.07.2016



State of the union: Jean-Claude junckers address

We only have two choices

Jean-Claude Juncker has given his final state-of-the-union-address to the EU-parliament. He said: “Either come together around a positive European agenda or each retreat into our own corners. Faced with this choice, I argued for unity.” The European hereby presents the full text of this speech.

by Jean-Claude Juncker 15.09.2017



Suspension of voting rights

Poland needs a clear signal from the EU

The EU will have to take measures with respect to the new Polish government if it does not want to jeopardise the credibility of the European values. To send a clear signal to the new Polish government, it has to be willing to exploit the entire range of options under the rule-of-law mechanism and the procedure in accordance with Article 7 as well as to limit EU payments to Poland.

by Oliver Schmidt 10.01.2016



Europe and the Brexit

A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall

Sitting in my favourite local café listening to Bob Dylans ‘It’s A Hard Rains Gonna Fall’ reminded me of the fundamental changes that have occurred since Great Britain had its first referendum on European membership. In the 70s there were no cafes serving ten different types of coffee to a clientele almost exclusively glued to laptop screens, running their businesses from flat white to cappuccino.

by John Malcolm Watts 11.04.2017

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