A look into how Foreign Affairs are done…

With a great deal of intergovernmental bodies within EU and from individual countries, it can get confusing sometimes, distinguishing the certain roles that specific entities play. Luckily, as part of the Working at the Ministries…

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…

The uncertain future of the Aquarius

SOS Méditerranée’s and Doctors Without Borders’ Aquarius rescue boat calls on European governments to provide them with the necessary flag that allows them to be back in international waters.   Uncertainty is the keyword to…

From Hell to Happy Caravan

How Ala Eddin Janid, a former Syrian refugee, saw the severe lack of structure and educational options for children in Thermopylae, Greece. With international volunteers by his side, he decided to create a place where…

Big Problems with Small Houses

Though education levels are as high as ever, a lack of dormitory housing is affecting European students and their opportunity to study As the fall semester begins, and millions of students get ready to hit…

The low fares and low standards of Ryanair

Though it may be one Europe’s most popular airlines, Ryanair has been less than compassionate about the treatment of their employees, and now some are finally starting to speak out about their corporate mistreatment. On…