The Lobby reveals that the youngest candidate for the EP elections is a Swedish Pirate while Europe de la Defense notices that the European elections started in Afghanistan.
The blogging Eurocrat scrutinises the two-class system created by "contract agents" in the European institutions while the free speech law blog finds that the European Court of Human Rights is close to accepting the right to access to information being guaranteed by Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
EU lobbying continues its coverage of MEPs turned into lobbyists with Pat Cox while Grahnlaw delivers the news about the "Directory of European Community legislation in preparation" (via Kosmopolit).
Nicu Popescu on Neighbourhood compares the different degree of high-level attention of European leaders to the two regional projects "Mediterranean Union" and "Eastern Partnership" while in Behind the Scenes bloggers get an insight into the EU-journalist's press secrets.
La Oreja de Europa finds herself on TV very late at night and shares this destiny with Jean Quatremer as we learn from eurosocialiste (who also looks back at the PES Odyssey).
EUX.TV is not allowed to cover the EP election night from inside the European Parliament and in Bulgaria only nationalists care about European issues tells Христо Христов (also here).
Frank Schnittger asks the pertinent question about what will happen with "TH!NK ABOUT IT" after the European Parliament elections and Stergios Mavrikis seems to have found the answer in Plato (although I don't understand the message of his post).
Hungarian Spectrum devotes a long article to the campaign in Hungary and Jon Worth is sharing slides about the use of technology for politcs (so is Bente Kalsnes).
And last but not least, Hauptstadtblog is happy about remixes of EU-electoral billboards in Berlin while The Czech World Daily reports about the "African Czech" Raymond Asuquo running for the EP elections (via Veronica Khokhlova).
This could become a new category. I will experiment with the short coverage of other European blogs' articles, trying to find a style for "Europe in blogs".
Die viel schlimmere Blockade
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