Published in: HomeThe Italian puzzle - austerity, corruption, and the man next door
The chaos that followed the Italian elections might be the foretaste of bigger changes to come. But which ones?
Published in: HomeGay rights in Europe - another front of variable geometry
Lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and trans-gender (LGBT) unions are treated very differently within the member states of the EU. If the Union applied the same kind of zeal in imposing mutual recognition of contracts in this area as in commerce, its legitimacy as a democratic force would be greatly enhanced