25.06.2012
Manifesto for Rebuilding Europe from the Bottom Up

In this proposal, initiated by Ulrick Bech and Daniel Cohn-Bendit, a group of pro-Europeans argue for a form of active citizenship to promote European democracy and resolve the political crisis that continues to grip the European project.

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16.06.2012
Towards a New Green Leadership on Economic and Social Issues

The Greens have to use alternative green economic concepts and share them far beyond the academic sphere, with all who are now starting to realise that our economy is completely unsustainable. And above all they have to assert their specific approach to social justice.

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01.05.2012
“Solidarity and Strength”: for an open debate on the cause of the crisis

In October 2011, the Heinrich Boell foundation presented the results of a long collaborative project on the future of Europe. This project was an invitation to debate the project that we wish to see implemented for Europe in the 21st century. This reaction calls for a debate to be developed on two levels: firstly, to debate the causes and solutions to bring to the crisis and, secondly, the transitional dialogue to undertake in order to widen the social base of a renewed concept of European solidarity.

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01.05.2012
Austerity and the old dilemma of French political ecology

As with every presidential election, France is addressing national issues and shrugging off those promoted by the Greens.

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27.04.2012
Is There a Green Answer to the Front National?

The success of the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the first round of the French Presidential election, and the success of similar nationalistic parties in other European countries, has left many wondering how the greens and progressive forces should respond to this perceived threat to European values.

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20.04.2012
Dany and Socrates Wrestle with the Problems of Europe

This afternoon whilst strolling in the university gardens I had a most extraordinary, if not hallucinatory, encounter!

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01.03.2012
Four steps to a growth-free, prosperous Finland

Humanity is facing an undeniable challenge. Economic growth is necessary to sustain the welfare state, but this growth is more unsustainable than ever before. It’s not at all clear how this paradox – the need for economic growth that is unsustainable – can be resolved.

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01.03.2012
How fast should the wheel turn?

The ecologist Reinhard Loske wants to get away from the dogma of growth. Ralf Fücks, CEO of the Heinrich-Böll Foundation, favours green growth and a bio-economy. An interview.

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01.03.2012
The European Crisis and Its Challenges for the Greens

The events that shook Europe in 2011 show signs that we have arrived at the end of a chapter in the history of European integration.

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01.03.2012
What’s Going on in Hungary?

As the Hungarian government continues to receive criticism for its undemocratic ‘reforms’, LMP co-founder Kristóf Szombati discusses whether they mark a return of nationalist ideology to Europe.

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