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The Tourism Industry in the EU

Tourism is, on the whole, an underappreciated industry. Tourists are more or less tolerated by the inhabitants of the cities and countries that they visit, but they really are a necessary part of today’s society. Tourism “brings social inclusion and understanding in a way no other industry does” (Gollan). Not only is this important for […]



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The North-South Divide in Italy

Italy has various unique characteristics as a country as part of the European Union. Perhaps one of the most interesting aspects about Italy is that there is a strong cultural, economic, social, and political divide between northern and southern Italy. The location and shape of Italy allows for a more “isolated” experience in the southern […]



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Brexit

Of all the twenty-eight member countries that currently make up the European Union (EU), Great Britain could be seen as the awkward, odd one of the bunch. This is due to many British citizens feeling that their country should quit the European Union. Although it is entirely Britain’s right to leave the EU, what would […]



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An “Eurotic” Conversion

Austria is among the top richest countries in the world when ranked by per capita GDP, and has a high standard of living. Since the 1980’s, Austria has been gradually converting nationalized industries into into private firms, while also becoming more diversified in trade with various European countries. With Austria’s integration into the eurozone and […]



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