Article écrit par Julien de Cruz Profitons de la nouvelle interface de nos cityblogs pour souligner qu’Internet ne sert pas seulement à faire progresser les idées. C’est aussi un bel outil pour la démagogie du désespoir. Avec Tell Barroso, le président de la Commission Européenne, M. Barroso a tenté de s’inspirer du web participatif d’Obama pour un résultat baclé.
Article written by Julien de Cruz
Translated by Sophie DeliosThe Brussels-Capital region along with the European Commission revealed the “Rue de la Loi” architectural renewal plan. It is hard to believe that this sprinkling of greenery is really going to change the face of the dreariest district of Brussels.' The name itself is appealing: Rue de la Loi (Law street).
An Analysis by Waldo Vanderhaeghen The past months many angry workers voiced their discontent with workers from other European countries ‘stealing’ their jobs. The economic crisis is taking its toll on employment and public opinion. However understandable this opinion is, policy makers should not give in to impulsive reactions.
Article written by Valya Ivanova and translated by Maïté Dague BrownThe second edition of the « Museum night fever » drew more than 6,000 people from all over Europe to Brussels. This year the night of the museums took place on the 7th of March. 14 museums opened their doors from 7pm to 1am to welcome the thousands of visitors expected.
Episode 2 – Brussels on a Sunday Inside the council building, journalists of all countries are wandering in the corridors. It has transformed into a news factory. Leaders of Europe are meanwhile trying to fix our failing economy. This is a good moment to take a walk around and listen to those hallways’ whispers. Soon, the time of debriefings comes.
Episode 1 - “Get Ready ! Here they come !”In the middle of the crisis, European heads of state gathered this Sunday in Brussels to try once again to speak with the same voice. Meanwhile, a few members of Café Babel Brussels got an opportunity to see the behind the scenes of one of these summit meetings.