27.06.2013
TTIP – What It Is About and What We Want

Negotiations on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (the EU-US Free Trade Agreement) have the potential to undermine environmental, social and labour rights. As Greens, we must work to make the process more transparent and fight any attempt to lower standards.

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07.06.2013
Portugal: When Fiction Becomes Reality

The failed austerity strategy imposed by the Troika is coming under increasing criticism, sometimes from unexpected corners. The time has come for a renegotiation of the debt incurred by the Portuguese State.

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19.04.2013
Step up to the Plate

Following President Obama’s State of the Union, negotiations will shortly commence on the will be known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and US. Some claim such a deal will create 2 million jobs, but reaching agreement will be difficult and to succeed the EU needs to identify what its priorities are.

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11.03.2013
The European Crisis Explained in Two Graphs

A long book is probably too short to explain the European crisis in full length and depth.

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27.02.2013
Fiscal Compact Undermines Good Solutions to the Crisis

Why did the Luxembourg Greens vote against the Fiscal Stability Treaty on February 27th and aske Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker not to implement it?

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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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04.02.2013
Deutsche Bank: Gollum of the Financial World

Symbol of absolute power corrupting, the ring imagined by J.R.R Tolkien clearly fascinates many citizens. If caution obliges us to distinguish between fiction and reality, nevertheless imagination allows us to draw certain perceptive parallels.

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03.12.2012
Social Vulnerability: the Price of Full Employment?

Are the neoliberal policies being pursued by the European Commission are feeding that populist forces that may tear the Union apart?

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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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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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