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Does anyone remember Antoine Wiertz? For the honest European, Belgian fin de siècle art can be summed up in three names: Ensor, Rops and Khnopff. But not Wiertz! What a pity, because Wiertz was a pioneer of symbolist art, a mysterious and fertile period including among its ranks prestigious figures like Odilon Redon, Munch, Böcklin,… » read more

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Let’s be frank: after one year, the Juncker Commission has been a disappointment. Admittedly, it has excuses: too many Member States, an unmanageable decision-making process, intractable geopolitical and humanitarian crises…but be that as it may, the “last-chance Commission” risks living up to its name, if can’t find a path to better governance soon.   The… » read more

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On se souvient de cette phrase célèbre attribuée à Jean Monnet, l’un des Pères fondateurs de l’Union. Il est communément admis qu’elle serait fausse, mais comme elle est juste. Comment dire tant de choses en si peu de mots ! Ce n’est pas pour renvoyer l’ascenseur à Euractiv qui héberge mon blog, mais j’ai adoré… » read more

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Before going back to school, every pupil makes sure to have the best pencils and notebooks. In a child’s mind, it is a question not just of reputation, but effectiveness: with a nice pencil and a nice notebook, he or she will write a lot better, make fewer mistakes and make real progress. In a… » read more

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A la veille de la rentrée des classes chaque élève aspire aux meilleurs crayons et aux meilleurs cahiers. Plus que de son standing, il y va de son efficacité. Pour un esprit d’enfant avec un beau crayon sur un beau cahier on écrit beaucoup mieux, on fait moins de fautes, on progresse mieux. Dans une… » read more

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