Tag Archives: European Union

Family Matters: Italian Organized Crime’s Effects on Local Economy and Abroad

One of the staples of Italian history is the legendary organized crime families, especially the Sicilian Mafia, thanks to pop culture spotlight in movies such as “The Godfather”. To this day, organized crime has a significant impact within Italy itself and the European Union as a whole. Europol indicates there are four major prevailing OCGs […]



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Switzerland Immigration and the European Union

Switzerland has a very interesting relationship with the European Union because it is right in the middle and yet not a member. It toes the line of being a member by belonging to the European Free Trade Association but not the European Economic area. They have access to the Free Market which allows free movement […]



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The Netherlands and the European Union

This final paper will analyze and discuss the Netherlands and their current dependence on the single market and the euro, the current election for Prime Minister, and why the people of the Netherlands wish to leave the European Union. This has become a common topic in the Netherlands due to the current election that took […]



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The Future of The United Kingdom

For my final project, I wanted to focus on a contemporary issue as my other COR class focused on more of a historical topic. I chose to focus this project on the current situation with the United Kingdom. I focused on the historical, sociological, and economic factors that differentiate the countries within the United Kingdom, […]



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Is the EU Doing Their Fair Share?

Since all of the commotion and violence in Syria, hundreds and thousands of Syrians have been fleeing to European countries for help, safety, and a new chance at a life that they once had. Recently, the European Union has been struggling with this mass migration of refugees and their asylum. Some European countries however, are […]



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