30.04.2014
Giving Streets, and Power, to the People

A referendum to pedestrianise a street in Vienna, though successful, forced to Greens to examine their narrative for creating a greener city. How do they build support among those who are still suspicious of what a green transformation can offer?

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03.04.2014
How to Elect a Green Mayor

Against the tide of right and far-right success in the French local elections, the Greens scored a big win in the race for Mayor of Grenoble. In doing so, they created a new and vibrant alternative to the left of the Socialists. What can we learn from this?

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18.02.2014
Germany’s Backdoor Bail-Out

The sovereign bail-outs of Greece, Ireland, Spain and other countries are often framed as loans handed out to the poor, irresponsible countries of the periphery by rich, responsible countries like Germany. They might come with very harsh conditions attached, but their aim is nonetheless to help the recipients. But is that really the case?

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18.02.2014
CI STRASZNI, NIEFRASOBLIWI NIEMCY

Kogo naprawdę ratują pożyczki dla zadłużonych europejskich krajów?

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06.01.2014
The New German Government: No Change of Course Towards Europe

The German coalition agreement contains many empty phrases and few concrete suggestions. There is absolutely no sign of a European idea, let alone vision.

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15.10.2013
Triumph of the German Mother

Angela Merkel fell just a few MP’s short of getting an absolute majority in the German Bundestag. The ironic title of “the Queen of Europe” doesn’t sound too ironic after these elections.

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15.10.2013
Too Many Numbers, Not Enough Messages

A first analysis of the Greens’ campaign in the German Federal elections and of the role played by finance policy.

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04.10.2013
New Strategy, New Positioning

On 29 September 2013, Austria went to the polls. The results gave the Greens 12,4% of the vote, a plus of 2%.

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30.09.2013
Ten Theses for the German Greens

The mistakes of the campaign should be a chance for the Greens to learn and develop a new story. Ten theses are presented to start the discussion.

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26.09.2013
The 24th September 2013, 10:00

When looking at the disappointing result for the Greens in last week’s German elections, can some of the blame be placed on them downplaying their long-standing position as the pro-Europe party?

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