Nuno Mendes, a 40-year-old Portuguese worker lives on six-month contracts. He earns 1,200 euros a month. Banks won’t give him a mortgage. “Everything in my life is on hold — starting a family, making long-term plans,” he says.
Berlin seems ready to envisage a revival of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). This strategic decision is accompanied by a clear frontline position against China, as was resolutely demanded by the Trump administration. […]