Is Europe Changing?

With Croatia joining the European family and at the time when many are uncertain of the common European future one may reflect upon globalization forces that were very influential in the past two decades. Namely, globalization was a driving force behind transition of Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries; it

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Decide – De-clutter – Donate

At least once in a lifetime we ask ourselves what to do with that sweater that we don’t like anymore or with those beautiful shoes that leave us with blisters for days to come. Of course, one of the least-resistant options is to leave them in our wardrobe – to

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The Coffee Story (Part 1)

Having recently alternated between Berlin and Brussels and being a great coffee lover I can’t help but wonder what is the principal difference between Belgian and German coffee markets. From a viewpoint of a simple and an uninvolved consumer grocery shopping in Germany is more affordable than in Belgium –

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World’s Most Ethical Companies

World’s Most Ethical (WME) Companies Ranking was introduced in 2007. It recognizes leaders in the world of business in regards to compliance and ethical business practices – it acknowledges companies that set examples in this domain for other companies to follow. This selection is open to everyone around the globe and companies

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Globalization ☛ Interdependencies

Interdependence per se is not an inevitable problem for the world politics, contrary to what many critical theorists advocate. However, it urgently calls for the better communication strategies between global stakeholders. Global interdependence is cause of troubles to politicians, policy makers, and different supranational and intergovernmental organizations, since they are

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