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The Conference on the Future of Europe lacks a clear conception of democratic authorisation

March 29, 2021

After the 2021 Dutch general election, can Volt become a genuine pan-European force?

March 26, 2021

Why has the European Court of Justice shifted toward a more restrictive position on access to welfare in member states?

March 12, 2021

Mario Draghi has bigger ambitions than just seeing Italy through to the next general election

February 25, 2021

If we really want to reform EU migration policies, we should look to the public

February 16, 2021
February 2, 2021

How national politicians in Europe care about European citizens – and why this matters now more than ever

Lucy Kinski National politicians in Europe represent their own citizens, but they also consider the concerns of fellow European citizens when making decisions on EU politics, writes Lucy Kinski. Many do not believe that a national focus will solve our common problems, and neither should we Read more
January 29, 2021

Joe Biden will balance security interests and the rule of law in Central and Eastern Europe

Veronica Anghel Under the Biden administration, the EU stands to have an ally against authoritarian tendencies in some Central and Eastern European countries writes Veronica Anghel. But US involvement will not be transformative Read more
January 15, 2021

Youth unemployment in the Western Balkans is fuelling Europe’s highest emigration rate

Gala Naseva A lack of state initiatives to curb unemployment among young people in the Western Balkans has resulted in the highest emigration rate in Europe, writes Gala Naseva — and the pandemic is making matters worse for this vulnerable group Read more
December 17, 2020

Deal or No Deal won’t change Brexit's impact on the long-term EU-UK relationship – which will still have to be forged

Martin Westlake EU-UK free trade talks will open the way for a bigger debate on their long-term relationship, writes Martin Westlake. The EU will have to recognise the UK’s exceptional status and the UK will have to accept it cannot completely escape the pull of the EU’s internal market. What that means is a continued important role for the UK to play in Europe Read more
September 30, 2020

Why the coronacrisis is strengthening, not weakening, the European Union

Marianne Riddervold Contrary to popular belief, Covid-19 has not pushed the EU to the verge of an existential crisis. Rather, the pandemic has prompted common health and economic policies which have led to greater integration, write Marianne Riddervold, Jarle Trondal, and Akasemi Newsome Read more

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