GAIA-X is the name of the ambitious project through which the Europeans want to build a powerful and secure data infrastructure. - Marco-Alexander Breit, Head of the Artificial Intelligence Unit at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, presents the basic ideas of GAIA-X in just fifteen minutes (in German). - Click on his picture to see his presentation!
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Trabant, appointed Professor of Linguistics at the Institute of Romance Philology of the Free University of Berlin in 1980, visiting professor at Stanford University, at the University of California, Davis, at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris as well as at the Universities of Limoges, Bologna, Brasília and Milan, explains how the repression of Latin turned the European vernacular languages into "fully developed languages" - and how the advance of English can
“Scotland will be back soon, Europe. Keep the light on.” These were the words Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tweeted on 1st January 2021, just a few hours after Brexit had finally detached the United Kingdom as a whole from the European Union. Is there more to come? - In the 2016 referendum on Brexit, 62% of the Scots voted to remain in the EU, but could not transfer their convictions to the rest of the country. Since then, polls
What is the European Central Bank? Why is the ECB preserving zombie-businesses through its low-interest-rate policy? Why is the EU bolstering the hegemony of large financial institutions, with tax-payers money? The ECB is a large casino for the Europe-affine bourgeoisie? A superficial understanding of the ECB can be dangerous and lead to fanciful questions. In order to help people better understand one of the EU's most important institutions, we have produced a video giving you a basic understanding of the
There have always been hundreds of crazy rumours about the EU. Entire industries are busy weakening the EU with the most absurd allegations: it forbids children to inflate balloons, it orders kilts to be women's clothing, or it forces fishermen to wear hairnets. The EU itself has published an impressive collection of these "Euro myths" (link). But how does this EU really work? What is the Commission doing? And what about the European Parliament? Is it true that hundreds of
It was a premiere: We are Europe!, Pulse of Europe Düsseldorf and four reputated artists of the series KÜNSTLER SEHEN EUROPA - Nadja Zikes, Robinson Tilly, Rhea Standke and Theresa Kallrath - issued the first almost 60 European democracy passports on 23.11.2019 in Düsseldorf. With this passport the demand is given emphasis to transform the EU from a club of 28 individual democracies finally into one transnational democracy. For the future of Europe much will depend on learning to see