Budget: Minority government offers short-term solutions for long-term problems

While student housing and higher education funding were addressed in today’s budget, the government declined to offer any major policy initiative to really tackle these problems.


Having digested today’s budget, one can’t escape the underlying feeling that it provides short term solutions to long term problems. The government today showed a reluctance to commit to particular approach to student housing, and higher education funding. While this


German finance minister calls for “shift in national sovereignty to European institutions”


Germany’s minister of finance, Wolfgang Schäuble, today called for a “shift in national sovereignty to European institutions” at a debate on European financial policy in Trinity’s Long Room Hub. Speaking at the event, the minister said  he is a “strong …