Posts By: Aris Telonis

Gender Equality Index

The fight to deplete gender disparities throughout Europe is not over


Gender inequalities still exist throughout our European Union. Europeans have a duty to overcome these, and drive forward the movement for equity.

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Mario Draghi

Is the ECB’s lack of transparency tolerable?


ECB is lacking the transparency owed to a European democracy. And it's harming Europeans.

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Christine Lagarde

How to boost European disintegration: admit that you saved the banks


When EU institution officials cultivate Euroscepticism, then EU is bound to crash if people (all of us) do not take progressive action.

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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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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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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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The new Austrian government shows the way… backwards!

The new Austrian government shows the way… backwards!


Stop the far-right from gaining momentum.

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Martin Schulz

Suddenly “United States of Europe” seems not so utopian


Martin Schulz’ proposals for a United States of Europe by 2025 are already in line with DiEM25 proposals. Is he planning to join us?

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