29.11.2012
It’s Time to Redesign Our Economic System

The vital connection between economics and a healthy ecosystem is still not understood by mainstream economists and financial theorists – what will it take?

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07.11.2012
A Climate of Uncertainty

The Green movement needs to move away from alarmist arguments and moralising and towards a more inclusive way of discussing climate change, which leaves room political dispute as to the solutions needed.

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24.10.2012
Milestones for the Future of the EU

Responding to the debate sparked by the publication of ‘For Europe’ by Cohn-Bendit and Verhofstadt, GEF Co-President Pierre Jonckheer argues that the crisis is forcing each Member State to question staying together, each presenting a different response.

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22.10.2012
Thinking Beyond Capitalism with André Gorz

While we “miserably await a future, which restores the past”, we should “break with this dying society never to be reborn”. Such was the certitude of philosopher André Gorz, who passed away just five years ago.

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26.09.2012
How Green Is the State of the Union?

GEF Co-President Pierre Jonckheer responds to European Commission President Barroso’s ‘State of the Union’ speech in 2012.

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14.09.2012
European Dis-Union: Lessons of the Soviet Collapse

Europe’s crisis is being felt at multiple levels, from the future of the Eurozone and divisions between Member States to the rise of populist forces.

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29.08.2012
Greens in Government: an Alternative for Europe?

The French Greens (Europe Écologie Les Verts) are at a crucial point in their history.

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22.08.2012
European Leaders and Their Dangerous Game

Polish commentator Cezary Michalski likens Germany to a nuclear power plant – providing energy to Europe when working well, but a destructive force when it fails.

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11.08.2012
Why Not Rescue the Banks Instead of Rescuing Spain?

Rather than focus on Spain’s overall public debt, is it smarter to look at a bailout tailored just for its banks? A leading German and Spanish Green politicians discuss the reality of this prospect.

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22.06.2012
For Ireland, Is It London or Berlin?

Irish Green Party leader Eamon Ryan argues that a breakup of the Eurozone would offer no benefits to Ireland, and that the solution instead is to champion a strong, Green economy that ties Ireland ever closer to Europe.

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