Over funded. Over staffed and over here. Washington’s right-wing media takes root in Europe

You’ve got to admire the Americans and their can-do attitude. Europeans simply pale in comparison. For years national media conglomerates from across Europe have been trying to establish a viable market for EU news. The greatest challenge to any media seeking to cover EU affairs and break even? Bursting out of the “Brussels Bubble” and …

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Regulatory Convergence, the TTIP and why this agreement, like the dodo, is never going to fly

Kathleen Garnett This week EU and US negotiators are meeting in New York to hammer out the Regulatory Chapter of the TTIP. Alongside the proposed Chapter on Investor State Dispute Settlement, Regulatory Co-operation is the second most controversial aspect of the proposed trade agreement. From an EU perspective the Regulatory Co-operation Chapter of the TTIP, …

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