Tag Archives: Europe

quo vadis europa?

When the description of a culture starts to coincide with the marketing manual … Do watch Simon Anholt’s brilliant 2011 speech here too: https://zaropans.wordpress.com/2011/10/20/simon-anholt-on-communicating-and-branding-eu/ Advertisements

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lietaer’s link

Bernard 2 – Barroso 0. Lovely Lietaer’s got the missing link … which offers bright perspectives in getting Europe more social, both offering perspectives to the unemployed in finding purpose amidst the eurocrisis, and for our society to finally fi… Continue reading

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angelantone merkolor

This Angela “Merkel rainbow” pantone chart is part of Noortje van Eekelen’s “Spectacle as tragedy” project (Amsterdam: Sandberg 2012).http://www.nextnature.net/2012/07/merkel-rainbow/http://thespectacleofthetragedy.eu/http://www.noortjevaneekelen…. Continue reading

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SoB

Some might say the euro crisis in Greece is nothing compared to the moral crisis that’s been corrupting Italy for years on end …http://www.garullo-ottocento.com/#!the-italian-dreamhttp://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/Default.aspx?pageID=447&GalleryID=… Continue reading

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potlatch vs the prisoner’s dilemma

Marc Holthof on potlatch vs the prisoner’s dilemma, and re: the VRT’s foolish econologic decision to end “Music for Life” … “It is the “prisoner’s dilemma” in the early 1950’s by the mathematician AW Tucker was formulated and a classic of game the… Continue reading

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simon anholt on communicating and branding europe

A magnificent keynote speech by policy advisor Simon Anholt at EuroPCom 2011, viz. 2011-10-19 am. Do watch from 24’28” onwards in particular, where Mr. Anholt discusses a brand purpose for Europe. And re: Europe, see also http://www.standaard.be/m… Continue reading

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claudio magris on tolerance

“Schrijven is voor mij het overbrengen van iets dat groter is dan jezelf, net zoals het avondlicht groter is dan het oog dat het desondanks opneemt. Daarom is het motto voor een van mijn boeken een parabel van Borges die over een artiest gaat di… Continue reading

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