Archive: Member-contributed (English)

On eclipsed ends: ideals and ambitions in the search for Europa

18.10.2017

The aims of the idealists who conceived of the European Project have been eclipsed by more short-term and vainglorious ends.

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Daphne Caruana Galizia

A day that European ideals bleed

18.10.2017

The murder of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia is a terrible blow for European democracy. We must not tolerate it.

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World under threat from “rogue” Trump

World under threat from “rogue” Trump

17.10.2017

US President Donald Trump’s refusal to recertify the Iran Nuclear Deal is just the latest in a series of decisions that threaten global stability.

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Austrian elections: untamed ghosts

Austrian elections: untamed ghosts

16.10.2017

As a mediator between West and East, between Central Europe and the Balkans, Austria plays a very important role in mirroring emerging trends in ...

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Romania’s dangerous slide into illiberalism

Romania’s dangerous slide into illiberalism

11.10.2017

Conservative groups in the country are trying to ban gay marriage outright.

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Exposed: The role of Big Finance in ECB decisions

Exposed: The role of Big Finance in ECB decisions

10.10.2017

New report finds 98% of the European Central Bank’s official advisers are from the finance industry.

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Catalonia: democracy and secession

Catalonia: democracy and secession

4.10.2017

The Catalan question for us is not a national question, nor a question of a nation state, but a question of democracy.

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Why Europe needs a new democratic left

Why Europe needs a new democratic left

3.10.2017

True democratic control of European policies, that bypasses non-democratic institutions like the Eurogroup, the European Commission or the ...

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Catalonian referendum

The EU’s weak stance on the Catalonian referendum is unsustainable

2.10.2017

The bloc’s non-reaction to the strong-arm tactics of the Spanish government risks boosting far-right governments in countries like Hungary or Poland.

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