14.02.2013
Is the Euro Crisis Over?

The Eurozone crisis appears to have receeded, but threats of it still loom.

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23.01.2013
The Eurozone Crisis and Its Repercussions for the Future of the EU

The Eurozone crisis is driving further integration and exposing weaknesses in the Union’s structure. However, the need for reform shouldn’t be used as a cloak to introduce further neoliberal measures.

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03.01.2013
Agenda 2010: een model voor Europa?

Na grofweg twee decennia van oppositie kwamen de sociaaldemocraten begin jaren negentig in Europa weer aan de macht.

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03.01.2013
Agenda 2010: a Model for Europe?

‘Agenda 2010’ was presented by German Premier Gerard Schröder as a set of reforms that were a ‘third way’ between Social Democracy and neoliberalism.

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01.12.2012
For the European Republic

The EU cannot be conceived of as a democracy in the traditional sense and its methods of making decisions to date has been ineffective and brought about a crisis of confidence. As the EU’s powers have grown, this problem has become more acute. What is needed is a more transparent form of democracy, with European Citizens given a means of deciding between competing visions and policies.

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16.11.2012
Another Way of Looking at the Euro Crisis

A common prescription for crisis countries is to cut wage costs, but what if the problem is one of low wages in the core? From this perspective, current German polices will worsen the crisis and threaten the future of the Eurozone.

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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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17.10.2012
Is the Fiscal Compact Just a Waiting Room for Euro Members-To-Be?

Whatever line the Green Party takes, all eyes should be on the French Greens, whose rejection of the Fiscal Treaty demonstrates that you can maintain your independence even while in government.

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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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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.

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