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27.03.2017
Caroline Lucas MP: ‘Missed opportunities’ by EU led to Brexit

An interview with Green Party of England & Wales co-leader & MP Caroline Lucas.

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23.01.2017
Poland: a Vicious Cycle of Disdain

Poland’s increasingly polarised political discourse, an increasing state grip on the media, and how to break the pattern.

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09.01.2017
The EU needs real pan-European politics to survive

How to counter the problems of a ‘half-finished Europe’? Interview with Raphaël Glucksmann & Monica Frassoni.

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20.10.2016
Democracy of Rejection

How has the significance of democracy changed, and why do elections not stimulate the same pre-vote frenzy and post-result calm that they use to, and are supposed to?

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19.10.2016
Running out of time: Why democratising Europe cannot wait

Between Brexit and the rise of illiberal democracies the pressure to reorient the European project has never been more intense.

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07.09.2016
How to mend the European heart?

The question of the future of European integration became especially important after the “Leave” vote in the referendum on UK membership in the European Union. Do we need just better common institutions – or do we need a new vision, as Dutch author Dick Pels, suggests?

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07.09.2016
Elusive Sovereignty

The Brexit vote has been interpreted by some as demonstrating a desire to take back sovereignty and control. Yet defining exactly what this missing sovereignty amounts to, and what its place in the world of today is, seems to persistently elude us.

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28.07.2016
The European Union Today Inhibits Integration Instead of Enabling It

Maciej Kuziemski interviews Jan Zielonka, who says that what’s required is a form of European integration able to meet the needs of societies put under pressure by current geopolitical tensions and the digital revolution.

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01.07.2016
Engine Breakdown or Power Shortage? How the Franco-German Engine Is No Longer Driving Europe

Since the outset, the ‘Franco-German engine’ has been the driving force in the European construction process.

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01.07.2016
The Unhappy Marriage of Capitalism and Democracy at the Root of Europe’s Crisis

The Left must put the question of capitalism squarely on the table.

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