When Volt meets its audience

The pan-European movement Volt held political debates in Rotterdam and in various other Dutch cities every week. A meeting that enables citizens to discuss their political opinions directly with the members of the movement and…

Fiscal equality in the book industry

A month ago, the Council of Ministers agreed to allow EU member states to lower the value added taxes (VATs) on digital publications, such as e-books, to align these with the VATs on paper books.  The taxation…

Goodbye, Dounreay: New jobs could be found in…

The nuclear site Dounreay is closing but new opportunities appear. The question is: Will it be enough to provide the locals at the northernmost point of the British mainland with a sustainable future? [caption id="attachment_8014"…

Waiting for the penny to drop: Fighting the…

[caption id="attachment_7886" align="aligncenter" width="448"] Source: James Cridland[/caption] Activist Madi Sharma gazes out from the pulpit. “This is not my Europe. Is it yours?”, the crowd is fixed with a stern, quizzical stare. “So why are…