Located in the north-western outskirts of Milan, for much of the twentieth century the Bovisa quartier was one of the most productive industrial poles of the city and an important generator of employment for many generations. After a long period of dereliction, in recent years Polytechnic University of Milan redeveloped the quarter. The Bovisa quarter, in fact, is back to being an important center for creative and design industries at international level. An area dedicated to inventiveness and creation, a place where young talents study and work, becoming the reflection of a young city constantly evolving.
In June 2016, the New York Times published an article about a possible post-Brexit scenario where London’s role as the ‘City’, or financial capital – a centre for both professional and educational opportunities – would inevitably be up to another city. Among the most analysed and listed European candidates in the Global Financial Centres Index- a score that ranks the attractiveness of the liveliest continental squares – the one with the highest score turned out to be Amsterdam. With Brexit now in motion, Amsterdam’s transformation into a new London is becoming increasingly real. But in what ways? And what are the pros and cons of this?
Is the instrument introduced for monitoring turning into an intervention tool?
An interview with Oz Karahan – a former MEP candidate and President of the Union of Cypriots organization.
“In Europe, politicians and the public do not have any idea of what is going on in Cyprus and about the bloodless genocide that Turkish-speaking Cypriots are facing because of Turkey.”
Do you believe it is possible to peer into our present, into the European world, and to see its errors and defects … through the past of the USA?
What is the situation regarding the freedom of the press in 2018?
Madeleina Kay is a pro-European campaigner in the UK, known for her EU-Supergirl persona on social media. She is currently campaigning for a People’s vote on the Brexit deal, and hoping to stop Brexit in March 2019.
In May this year we will be asked to vote for the European elections.
This summer the film Papillon debuted in European cinemas. A remake of the 1973 movie of the same name, it is directed by Michael Noer and inspired by the dramatic story of Henri Charrière, whose autobiography shook the entire world.
The European Union is often cause for heated discussions. Do we still need it? How can we improve it? Should more countries join? But even though public debate is focussing on the EU often these days, facts often seem to get blurred with fiction. Time to check your knowledge about the European Union!