What happens in Brussels is not only about Brussels. Hardly a week passes by without a debate or a decision with repercussions on the rest of Europe or even the world. I am starting a series of articles to highlight some occurences and to share with others my thoughts on them. In this first attempt, I … Weiterlesen Highlights of the Week: French Elections, Viktor Orbán in Brussels, Quarrel over Schulz
The outcome of the French elections are likely to have far-reaching consequences for the European project. It is a showdown between pro-European figures who want to relaunch the European integration on the one side, and eurosceptics who want to destroy it on the other. This article is a critical discussion of the eurozone parliament, one … Weiterlesen More Democracy in Europe?
Are you political? Many of us - young people in particular - tend to say no. Politics is too complicated and abstract to raise our interest. What is more, politics has come to be associated with parties or political organisations and with having to subordinate oneself to a group of people and their ideology. We … Weiterlesen Are you political?