EU's next challenge will be convincing enough people to get a shot, which largely involves fighting vaccine hesitancy. Acc to Eurofound survey, people in Western Europe more willing to get vaccinated than those in Eastern Europe. BUT in France support <60%
"Using a database of titles from 27,690 pubs in 8 political science journals, we demonstrate that, historically, political scientists concentrated their studies on a limited number of countries situated in North America and Western Europe." h/t @yiqinfu
EUROPE TRAVELER: The Siegfried Line was a World War II German defensive system stretching some 390 miles along the western border of the old German Empire. Some traces of it remain.
At least 10 bodies of Europe-bound migrants washed up ashore in western Libya on Tuesday, a U.N. migration official said, after two shipwrecks this week left some 30 people presumed drowned.
❝Europe cannot progress with a black hole in the Western Balkans. So it may take time, it may take effort, but is it is something that in my humble opinion needs to happen and will happen.❞ #EUFF2021 👤 @NikosDendias |, Minister of Foreign Affairs on European enlargement
The current weather pattern "will keep the cool temperatures rolling" in western Europe into the second half of May, experts say
As #COVID19 deaths rapidly rise throughout Western Europe, #Sweden 's daily deaths are moving in the opposite direction. The success of Sweden's no-lockdown strategy is stunning & on full display. Why does the press ignore Sweden? Hmmm.
Why is nobody discussing truly staggering differences in death rates between Eastern and Western Europe? In the @FT graphs none of EE countries is even included. The gap is just striking. (Worldometer, 22 April).
It's unbelievable that there are political prisoners in Western Europe in 2017. You can not jail ideas & beliefs.