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29.11.2017
The Reforms that Europe Doesn’t Need

European progressives must prevent Macron and others’ efforts to increase the extent of the EU’s fiscal union, as these will only make Europe more undemocratic and neoliberal.

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22.09.2016
Why Joseph Stiglitz is Wrong

Joseph Stiglitz, American economist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, has come out with a new book, The Euro : How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe. In recent weeks, Stiglitz has appeared in several features in the press (see especially here in the Financial Times or here in the Guardian), […]

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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
Saving the Eurozone: Is There a Green Way out of the Crisis?

Today, the debate surrounding the Eurozone focuses essentially on two questions: whether it would be preferable or even unavoidable to break up the euro area, at least in its current form, and whether it would be possible to fulfill the necessary political and economic conditions for a more resilient, prosperous and integrated EMU.

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01.07.2016
Building European Sovereignty: A Condition for Effective Political Agency

In order to regain momentum, a vision of European integration infused with bold notions of European sovereignty should be put forward.

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01.07.2016
Cosmopolitan Peripheries

The imbalance and lack of solidarity between Member States is such that the project is running out of political energy, bringing adverse consequences for us all.

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01.07.2016
A Letter to Those Who Must Soon Give Way to the Next Generation

The serious challenges confronting the European Union have placed the future course of its integration in doubt. Against this backdrop, young people have a central role to play.

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14.06.2016
But What if Brexit Was a Good Thing for Europe?

The rise of the Eurosceptic party UKIP and its leader Nigel Farage have forced British Prime Minister David Cameron to organise a referendum UK-EU membership, fulfilling a pledge made during the general elections of May 2015. It is interesting to consider the economic and political consequences of leaving for the United Kingdom, and more fundamentally, for the EU as a whole and as a political project.

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27.05.2016
The EU Printed €700 billion as a Desperate Plan to Save the Economy. It Failed. What Now?

In order to evade another economic earthquake similar to or even bigger than the Greek crisis and to reinstate the trust in the Euro, the European Central Bank (ECB) took extraordinary measures to boost growth, raise inflation and indirectly lower the indebtedness of the Eurozone Member States: they started the Quantitative Easing (QE) program.

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28.04.2016
Green Observatory: Brexit

The Green Observatory provides a round-up of perspectives on a current political issue from the Green European Journal’s partners around Europe. This first edition focuses its lens on Brexit: how is the referendum on UK membership being discussed in different countries? And what could be the potential consequences on the ground in the case of a vote to leave the EU?

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