In a number of countries, authoritarian nationalist governments have come to power, promising to right the perceived wrongs of the transition period.
Defence of progressive values, legality, and respect for others: a priority for the new MEPs.
Only with direct democracy as a complement to representative democracy the government power will really come from the people.
President Trump’s decision to pull out of the INF Treaty dismantles the international system of nuclear disarmament, but a strong EU voice can still save it.
Viktor Orbán’s populist illiberal government creates and benefits massively from polarisation of the Hungarian society.
The EP has tried to convince Member States to respect their own commitments on arms exports. With little success so far.