Tag Archives: EU

Democracy, just for you, just on time

I wish there was a “just for you, just on time” form of democracy. There is clearly a market for one.

Democracy is a little like saving. It’s a slow process, you experience setbacks at times, and your ultimate goal may seem unreachable all too often. Continue reading

Looking for the silver lining

There is the universe we used to live in. Then there is the one that Donald Trump is fast creating. The one where anything goes.

Where the president of the United States can set himself above the law and the basic principles of good governance and common decency with frightening ease.

There is often a silver lining to be found even in the darkest cloud; there is one here too. Continue reading

Oops, EUps

In June 2016, the European Union woke up to the news that Brexit was a reality. Even those, who had argued for Brexit, were surprised. Time moved on. In November 2016, the EU woke up stunned. Donald Trump had been elected President of the United States.

As if Brexit hadn’t been enough to contend with, Continue reading

TRUMPs, the show, part 9

We are  finally into Season 2 of the TRUMPs show. And what a show it promises to be. Look at the first episode. What more can you ask for? We have drama and intrigue from the start. Do the Russians have compromising material on DonaldT, as the episode suggests? Continue reading

Dealing with complexity

When things become too complex, we simplify. Which works fine, if we know what we are doing. But let´s face it, when it comes to the brave new virtual world, BNVW for short, we don´t know what we are doing.

There is Continue reading