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The lights from Porto: a small step towards a Social Union?

By Maurizio Ferrera / 11 May, 2021

Some social federalists are disappointed: the Social Summit in Porto was downgraded to little more than a series of workshops, Angela Merkel only appeared online, the final declaration was tepid and the full endorsement of the European Commission’s Action Plan has been delayed to the June session of the European […]

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A vision for our European future

By Maria João Rodrigues / 4 May, 2021

We are entering a new phase of the European project. The central equation of this new phase can be presented in the following terms: if we want to renew the European economic and social model to address the ongoing ecological and digital transformations, and if we want to improve global […]

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Anti-corruption as an electoral strategy in Romania’s 2020 elections

By Valentin Quintus Nicolescu / 19 January, 2021

The number one topic of the Romanian parliamentary elections in December 2020 was not, as one might have thought, the public health issues raised by the raging Covid-19 pandemic, but the fight against corruption. Both the National Liberals and the Save Romania Union (USR), along with the newly formed Alliance […]

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The European Dream? It’s Europe!

By Maria Freitas / 18 November, 2020

The first thing that may come to mind is the glorified idea of the American dream, a notion whereby with honest hard work and a sprinkle of risk taking, one can achieve just about anything in the United States of America.  But is America unique in how it embodies, or […]

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From Enragement to Enlargement

By László Andor / 13 March, 2020

The failure to move Albania and North-Macedonia into EU accession candidate is more complex than just blaming the reluctant group of wealthy member states.

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Future of Europe: providing leadership for a new era to come

By Ania Skrzypek / 13 December, 2019

The challenges have multiplied, the citizens expectations have grown, and what the EU currently lacks most are the characteristics of a leader.

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Death of the Old, birth of the New

By László Andor / 17 October, 2019

Establishing a new European Commission is always a bumpy ride.

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“I still don’t listen to people over 30!”

By Oliviero Toscani / 22 May, 2019

Interview by Alain Bloëdt with the former Benetton photographer Oliviero Toscani on creativity, revolts, alien invasions, the social role of the artist and… trusting young people!

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A new start? Why not!

By Elena Gil / 27 April, 2019

The European elections: focussing on historical left-wing values: social justice, solidarity, internationalism and sustainable development.

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A European Union that belongs to all its citizens

By Pierre Bauby / 23 April, 2019

Multiplying forms of democratic participation to deal with those who want to transform the EU into a battleground.

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