19.10.2016
The Nordic Countries Would Gain from Welcoming Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Since 2015, more than one million asylum seekers have entered Europe. Of these, roughly 250,000 have come to the Nordic countries, prompting them to reassess their immigration systems and services.

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05.10.2016
Responding to Brexit: Creating a European Foundational Assembly

Brexit was a wakeup call that something about the EU’s relationship to its citizens needs to change. Forcing more integration would push people away – instead, giving citizens a say and a stake in the EU’s future through regional citizen assemblies may be a path towards a truly representative and interactive EU.

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03.08.2016
Crossing Crises: Assessing the Mutual Impact of the Euro and the Schengen Crises

It’s difficult to point to a time in recent years when European integration was not under pressure. Yet presently, the problem-solving capacity of the European Union definitely seems to be exhausted, for two crises simultaneously challenge it: the Euro crisis and the Schengen crisis. But the calculation that two crises cause double trouble might be […]

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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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04.07.2016
Green Observatory: Refugee Crisis

The Green Observatory provides a round-up of perspectives on a current political issue from the Green European Journal’s partners around Europe. This edition focuses its lens on the so-called ‘refugee crisis’: how is this crisis perceived and does the perception at all correlate to facts? Are the new EU proposals responding to the situation and are EU member states willing to shoulder each other?

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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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01.07.2016
Tearing Europe Apart

Is there an optimal amount of countries, after which an organisation becomes dysfunctional?

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01.07.2016
Perfect Complements: Is Regionalism the Way Forward for Europe?

There is a kind of nationalism in Europe that is not only progressive, but has the potential to reinforce European integration.

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