08.02.2013
Van Rompuy’s Silent Coup d’Etat

Nothing seems to disturb what feels like a silent coup d’état carried out with the tacit consent of 27 Heads of State and Government.

EN
Read more
28.01.2013
“Real Democracy Now” in the Green Vision for Europe

The emergence of ‘Real Democracy Now’ and other similar movements such as ‘Occupy’ has raised awareness that many European citizens do not feel represented in the established party system. Spain 2011 – the origins of a movement for more democracy On 15 May 2011, around 100 people decided to occupy the ‘La Puerta de Sol’ […]

EN
Read more
23.01.2013
YES to a Referendum, YES to a Better Europe

A referendum should be held sooner rather than later – pro-Europeans must not be afraid to make the case for EU membership.

EN
Read more
15.11.2012
Towards a Different Europe: from Technocracy to Solidarity

The European Union is an unfinished symphony. The most important thing now is to cut the cacophony and mend the discords.

EN
Read more
13.11.2012
Youth in Crisis – Let’s Change Europe!

We, young people in Europe, feel it’s time to reclaim Europe. For too long a time, old people have been deciding on our future, and they made the wrong decisions.

EN
Read more
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.

Read more
11.10.2012
The Ambition Must Be Green – Reflections on the Dutch Election

Voters dealt the Dutch GroenLinks party a painful blow. The solution is clear: the party must get its act together and pursue an unambiguously Green identity.

EN
Read more
20.09.2012
Europe on the Way to a Political Union?

A political union, with a “Eurobond Parliament”, might offer a solution to the Eurozone crisis.

EN
Read more
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.

EN
Read more
06.09.2012
Decision-Making and Planetary Survival

Today, democracy is too often based on short-term interests. Policies are therefore designed for that purpose – pre-election budgets for example – and the long term interests of the planet are given less priority.

EN
Read more

Cookies on our website allow us to deliver better content by enhancing our understanding of what pages are visited. Data from cookies is stored anonymously and only shared with analytics partners in an anonymised form.

Find out more about our use of cookies in our privacy policy.