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From Brussels to DC: Just a Quick Connection Away

From Brussels to DC: Just a Quick Connection Away Touching down in Washington DC from Europe, I had a full calendar, high expectations, and a fair bit of nervous excitement. During that week, I would get an up-close and personal look at the core of

Into the Cold Water

Into the Cold Water Jonas and Jonny have some things in common: they are both staff members at First Reading, neither is a political scientist, and one is an intern in Brussels, the other was. What is everyday life like in political consulting if you

Poutine, Han Solo and the Ersti Christmas Party

Poutine, Han Solo and the Ersti Christmas Party From Brussels, Oslo, Vienna and from some German cities the "Erstis" came together last night to toast the approaching Christmas with a delicious mulled wine. Christian, Jonas and Henriette made a lot of effort to equip the

Erste Lesung Corona Stories // My Corona Onboarding

Erste Lesung Corona Stories // My Corona Onboarding These days everyone has a Corona story to share. A story of pandemic-related changes and cuts in life. Many of them deal with working from home and cancelled classes. Some are about financial support, lay-offs, or high-risk
Historic day

What a historic day!

What a historic day! Yes, the European Commission was voted into office today. And today, six years ago, ERSTE LESUNG GMBH was founded. Founder and owner Christian Wenning is quite happy on this anniversary of a well-positioned company that made its very first steps in
Justus Portrait

“Wie war es?” Ein Praktikumsbericht von Justus

"Wie war es?" Ein Praktikumsbericht von Justus Welchen wechselseitigen Einfluss haben Politik und Wirtschaft aufeinander? Nach meinem Bachelorstudium der Volkswirtschaftslehre wollte ich dieser Frage nachgehen, um vor allem politische Entscheidungsprozesse besser nachvollziehen zu können. Nach erfolgreicher Bewerbung bei der Ersten Lesung erhielt ich daher die Möglichkeit,