23.08.2019
“We need public financing of democracy”

The deep cracks unveiled by the yellow jacket protests in France reflect democratic institutions that have been steadily undermined. Julia Cagé discusses what it might take to fix them.

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14.06.2019
Breaking Europe’s Double Deadlock

French President Macron’s bid to reform Europe has missed vital opportunities. Carefully built alliances and transnational politics are key to effectively changing Europe.

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22.06.2018
The troubling transformation of the EU

In its quest for competitiveness, the EU is becoming an increasingly coercive system, controlling members through a myriad of rules and mechanisms.

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11.10.2017
France and Macron’s Europe

Green economist and philosopher Alain Lipietz explains the state of play in France and Macron’s vision for Europe. Is there space for pro-European progressive forces?

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29.06.2017
Pairing up to Repair Europe: France and Germany

France and Germany make up the motor of Europe and partly determine its future, but what are their cooperation prospects in the face of 2017 elections?

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19.04.2017
France Has Voted for Renewal – But in Which Form?

In the second and final round of the French presidential campaign – what kind of vision for renewal will French voters ultimately opt for?

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24.03.2017
Republic at Stake

With many of the traditional larger parties in disarray in France, will this and a fatigue with the status quo play to the advantages of so-called outsiders such as Le Pen and Macron?

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