Far-right nationalism is dealt a second blow, as Le Pen is defeated in France

Emmanuel Macron is the new President of France, after winning 66% of the vote in yesterday’s election. This is Macron’s victory as much as it is Le Pen’s defeat, voters rejecting her nationalist-populist platform. Macron managed to win in almost every regional district, marking a landslide victory that hasn’t been seen in France since Jacques … Continue reading Far-right nationalism is dealt a second blow, as Le Pen is defeated in France

The importance of standards for the global economy and how the EU should utilize them

This article argues that through supporting and leading the development of industrial standards for emerging technologies, the EU could help build a competitive edge for the European economy in the global market. When one hears the phrase "international standard", death by bureaucracy and other unpleasant phrases come to mind; which is a shame as standards … Continue reading The importance of standards for the global economy and how the EU should utilize them