Germany and the free trade agreement TTIP: Why a chicken soon won’t help Angela Merkel anymore

Posted on 02. July 2014 by Christoph Janosch Delcker The planned free-trade agreement TTIP has come under harsh criticism in Germany. Why? The story involves opaque trade tribunals, back room negotiations – and a chicken. Angela Merkel left little doubt that she will continue to support TTIP. In late May of 2014, the German chancellor entered … Continue reading Germany and the free trade agreement TTIP: Why a chicken soon won’t help Angela Merkel anymore

Europe’s Unreported Hidden

Posted on 20. June 2013 by Christoph Janosch Delcker At the core of European society, there is an alarming, yet unreported rise of poverty and precarious living conditions. Documentary film maker and FutureLab Europe member Janosch Delcker has recently finished a film about the topic. In this blog post, he gives an insight into the why … Continue reading Europe’s Unreported Hidden

Merkel’s short-term rhetoric

Posted on 15. November 2011 by Christoph Janosch Delcker The euro crisis has infiltrated every aspect of the political life of Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel. Indeed, as Merkel herself noted, even the Pope wanted to talk with her about the economic situation in Europe when the two met on 22 September. The crisis has become the … Continue reading Merkel’s short-term rhetoric