Yearly Archives: 2018

A patient waits to be treated in the toxicology unit in a hospital treating drug users in separatist-held Donetsk.

Another ugly face of war: Ukraine has a rising HIV crisis


An HIV epidemic resulting from the conflict in Ukraine reminds us of our need to keep peaceful coexistence high on our agenda.

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Asmterdam flag

We’re now a step closer to competing in elections!


DiEM25 could participate in its first electoral contest as soon as this March!

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Gene Therapy

Gene therapies: who profits?


Scientific advances are going commercial and ‘for profit’. Who should resist capitalism’s greed? Scientists? Policy makers? Us?

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Southern European meeting is taking place at Villa Madama in Rome with leaders of Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Summit in the EU south: all talk no action?


The European South met for the fourth time and concluded with no plan, no agenda, no proposals.

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Emmanuel Macron

Let’s set the record straight on fake news, Mr President


An open letter to Emmanuel Macron on his plans to overhaul French media laws to combat the spread of "fake news".

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Merkel and Schulz

One more round in Germany, as Europe awaits


Merkel and Schulz know how to negotiate, but European democracy is non-negotiable.

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Labourers queue for work at the London docks in 1931. Photograph: Fox Photos/Getty Images

Are we living through a new “Weimar era”? Lessons from the past and constructive resolutions for our future


DiEM25 is the living proof that the lessons from our dark past can be learnt and transformed into constructive resolutions for our future.

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