Archive: Member-contributed (English)

Ján Kuciak

A Slovakian Tragedy for Journalism


We must call for a serious and effective investigation, powered by the Slovak journalists that this killing attempted to silence: to join forces ...

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Laurent Wauquiez

Laurent Wauquiez accuses Macron of setting up a “demolition cell”


While we diverge with Macron on many fundamental policy matters, we value truth, evidence, and respectful discourse in our movement.

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France and Germany want to make the eurozone shock-resistant

“Real” eurozone reforms – and why they miss the mark


Germany has a new coalition agreement, and eurozone reforms are part of it.

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The EU is planning a radical overhaul of financial programme


The European Commission is hoping that the Eurozone budget and other measures will shore the union up to withstand any further shocks

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EU militarism

A war on our values


German and France defense ministers urge greater military spending to fight terrorism. It is progressives to challenge the war-mongering and ...

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Far right lobby pushes for EU deregulation


The plans call for the EU’s ‘Precautionary Principle’ — which places an onus on traders to prove that something is safe before it is sold — to ...

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Germany and the SPD’s Future on a Knife-edge


The SPD’s inability to present a clear alternative to prevailing neoliberalism and austerity has been a boon to the AfD and a capitulation to ...

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Stormont powersharing talks

Tired Political Games in Northern Ireland


The DUP’s actions are an abrogation of responsibility and an unwillingness to make the hard decisions necessary to govern in the interests of ...

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Victor Orban

Corruption in the Union: Orban’s ‘Cash Register’


Fresh allegations have emerged that EU Structural Funds worth billions of Euros have been awarded to friends and family of Victor Orban, Prime ...

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