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Tom Vasseur

Tom Vasseur studied political science at VU University Amsterdam and at KU Leuven. He has been active with the Young European Federalists – Netherlands (JEF-NL) since 2014 and is currently a national board member. He is also a freelance writer on European politics whose work can be found in Bureau de Helling, Joop and the New Federalist.

Articles

13.03.2017
Wybory w Holandii – cisza przed burzą?

15 marca Holenderki i Holendrzy udadzą się do lokali wyborczych by wybrać nową Izbę Reprezentantów. To kolejne po austriackich wyborach prezydenckich z zeszłego grudnia istotne głosowanie w Europie. Kampania okazała się jednak zaskakująco banalna. Czy powrót do politycznej „normalności” to fakt czy może fasada, która wkrótce runie i odsłoni głębsze zmiany?

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10.03.2017
The Dutch General Elections: The Calm Before the Storm?

Do the Dutch elections represent a return to political ‘normalcy’ or is it a façade, and is it about to crumble or it is masking deeper changes?

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02.11.2016
Divided in Unity: the Radical Right Agenda and Green Counterstrategy

Tom Vasseur dissects the strategies and methods of the increasingly popular radical right, and suggests the means to an effective Green counterstrategy.

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28.04.2016
Green Observatory: Brexit

The Green Observatory provides a round-up of perspectives on a current political issue from the Green European Journal’s partners around Europe. This first edition focuses its lens on Brexit: how is the referendum on UK membership being discussed in different countries? And what could be the potential consequences on the ground in the case of a vote to leave the EU?

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25.04.2016
The Dutch No: The Failure of Eurominimalism?

In the aftermath of the Dutch EU-Ukraine Association Agreement referendum, doubts remain on why voters chose to vote as they did.What explains the result, what solutions are likely and what is the way ahead?

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30.03.2016
The Dutch-Ukraine Referendum: Between Apathy and Antipathy

The Dutch referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement is a matter of days away. Despite the best efforts of campaigners, the electorate has remained largely apathetic. Now we ask: why is a referendum being organised on a topic which apparently does not interest voters; and further to this, what will its outcome mean for Europe?

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