Past and present n. 3 This article is part of a column about how the history of the Old Continent is still relevant today. Check out the 1st article here. Check out the 2nd article here. When we look at the European Union, we tend to associate it with values of freedom and equality and an engine of democratic stability. We should look back in history and ask ourselves whether democracies made the European Union or perhaps the influence of the European Community made democraci
Source: Protecting digital rights in Europe - News (coe.int) I The European digital strategy One of the 15 ideas put forward by the European Parliament to make the European Union more resilient is the construction of an advanced and efficient digital infrastructure. The European Resilience Report stresses that we need to improve the business environment by supporting digitalisation and green business transformation. The mastery of the digital transformation by the different E
Source: Pixabay. On Friday October 8th, an agreement, later approved even by G20 leaders, to radically change the international taxation system was finally reached. The purpose of the global deal, which was agreed under the OECD framework, is to ensure that big companies pay a minimum tax rate of 15 per cent. In addition, the agreement provides for the introduction of a mechanism for redistributing part of the profits, and then part of the tax base, of the largest MNEs betwe
Past and present n. 2 This article is part of a column about how the history of the Old Continent is still relevant today. Check out the 1st article here. "Tear down the Wall and all the others will fall"?
Graffiti on the West side of the Berlin Wall, source: US National Archives & DVIDS. Berlin, 1989, 6.57 pm. After the tragic months of the Peaceful Revolution in the Soviet Union, the unimaginable happens. First, the hole in the Iron Curtain on September 10th, 1989 in Hungar