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23.06.2017
Deeper Cooperation is the Only Path to a Social EuropeFuture of EU

László Andor talks to us about the social pillar, his idea of a European unemployment insurance scheme & whether the EU institutions are neoliberal.

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21.06.2017
Destruction by Deregulation: the Grenfell Tower FireJustice

In order to make sense of this month's devastating fire in London, it has to be placed in a context of austerity, deregulation & privatisation.

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20.06.2017
Transatlantic Relations: Germany, Europe, and the USGeopolitics

How will the Trump administration's policies influence EU defense, integration and upcoming elections, notably in Germany?

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19.06.2017
Greens in Government: A Headache for Internal Party OrganisationDemocracy

Being in government entails a swathe of singular and testing challenges that Greens have to be prepared for.

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15.06.2017
Green Observatory: SecurityGeopolitics

With European countries facing multiple security challenges, the question of security and defense measures is high on the political agenda. Experts, activists, & politicians active in this field discuss developments in their national contexts, the role of the EU, as well as the position and policies of Greens, who have historically had a difficult relationship to security & defence issues, preferring to focus on multilateralism and soft power measures.

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15.06.2017
Are the Greens Still Relevant in the UK?Politics

Following the Labour Party's gains at the recent UK elections, on a platform adopting various Green policies, do the UK's Green parties still have a role to play in the political scene?

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13.06.2017
Working with Nature or Against it?Agriculture

The debate around glyphosate goes beyond whether it's carcinogenic or not - it challenges our whole model of agriculture, but there is an alternative.

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13.06.2017
Selling its Future Competitiveness? Why Europe Needs to Screen Foreign InvestmentsFinance and Economy

Foreign investment into the EU often have political, as well as economic, motivations. Should the EU act on this?

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09.06.2017
The Privatisation of the Green Investment Bank: Short-Term Gains for Long-Term LossesGreen Transition

The Green Investment Bank was the first of its kind in the UK - what is it & what is the significance of its sell off?

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02.06.2017
From the European Pillar of Social Rights to the Euro-Dividend: Choosing an Ambitious Social EuropeWelfare and Social Issues

A renewed look at the EU's social role means it's time to consider a European-wide basic income.

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