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The impact of EU funds on Covid-19 crisis management

By |February 19th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Before the implementation of additional allocations such as the recovery fund, one of the first instruments put in place by the EU was the possibility for states to redirect their own European funds to deal with the Covid-19 crisis. Let's see how this process played out, in Italy and in other countries.

Biometric IDs and health passports: Safety at the expense of personal freedom

By |February 8th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Digital IDs and health passports are being talked up as the only way to return to normal amid COVID-19 but open the door to an unprecedented central surveillance system and an end to personal autonomy through coercion. And while they are being pitched as optional, those who opt out face exclusion from the most fundamental freedoms.

How “big tech” influence electoral processes and why transparency is essential

By |December 21st, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Over the years, Big Tech companies have morphed from mere platforms to major international players with vested financial and political motives and connections. Their roles in influencing elections in Europe must be seriously addressed.