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The latest Eurobarometer survey published 7 September tells us once again what EU citizens think about and expect from the EU. Though the positive ratings have kept falling during the last decades, 53% of citizens still consider that, on balance, their country has benefited more from membership than not being EU member. With the exception… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

Just in time for the UN General Assembly, the UN secretariat has published the second World Happiness Report. On the basis of extensive polls in 156 countries it assesses how people rate their overall happiness in life. The result shows that, despite the 2007-08 financial crisis, the world has become slightly happier in 2012 than… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

The arrival of President OBAMA on the global political scene will lead to a thorough re-assessment and redirection of US foreign policy. One area where this redirection is overdue is international population policy. For the Bush Administration global population growth was not an issue. The White House ignored it. Never mind the increase of world… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein