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Europe's Road to Democracy NEW
The New Federalist 4 Days, 16 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
German Member of the European Parliament Jo Leinen argues that although the EU Commission President is no longer chosen in backroom deals, more remains to be done before achieving a fully democratic Europe. Despite some negative predictions and heavy...
Is a Federal Europe Possible? NEW
The New Federalist 1 Week, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
I have been active in Spanish and European politics for over 30 years. Back in 1998-1999, when I was the nominee of the Spanish Worker's Socialist Party for prime minister, I said that I was in favour of a Federal Spain in a Federal Europe. Well, it...
No more excuses for Italy's winning parties: structural reforms shall be completed with stronger majorities with the new electoral reform NEW
The New Federalist 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 20 Minutes ago
In the last few months, Italy seems to have undergone very profound political changes. At least in appearance, because the choices of Matteo Renzi, who was appointed Prime Minister in early 2013 and known by his adversaries as “il rottamatore&r...
Syriza's victory: maybe a game-changer for Greece, surely not for the rest of Europe NEW
The New Federalist 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Many expect Syriza's victory in the Greek elections last month to finally bring an end to austerity within the Eurozone. Yet many factors suggest that this is highly unlikely. Many expect Syriza's victory in the Greek elections last month to finally...
Greek elections- a historic victory for Syriza NEW
The New Federalist 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Doubtless, the recent victory of the Greek extreme left party, Syriza, on the elections on January 25th, appeared to take a central place in the political life of the EU. Doubtless, the recent victory of the Greek extreme left party, Syriza, on the e...
The end of Autocrats in a globalized world: uprising of Burkina Faso NEW
The New Federalist 4 Weeks, 14 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
The fire had sparked with Mohamed Bouazizi, who set himself on fire and became the heroic figure for other revolution. The wind blew out the fire across many North African countries and Middle East. They called it “Arab Spring” which was...
Syriza and Tsipras will not do anything against intergovernmentalism NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Will the victory of Syriza and of the Left of the Left in Greece change Europe? The response is negative. Not because it is weak, but because of the way Europe functions. The elections in Greece this month gave rise to lots of comments. Many compare...
War returns NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 1 Week, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Does history repeat itself? Syria, Iraq, Gaza, Libya, and the Ukraine: “war returns”. This was the title of a prophetic article published by Carlo Rosselli in 1933 just after Hitler's rise to power. In the first half of the last century,...
The island that came back from the cold NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Greenland withdrew from the European Economic Community in February 1985. Now, almost thirty years later, the challenges of the 21st Europe's arms. Greenland withdrew from the European Economic Community in February 1985. Now, almost thirty years lat...
We need a “third way” for Europe! NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
“Nationalism is not a solution”, is Pietro De Matteis convinced. As president of the European Federalist Party he fights for the vision of a new European social contract and sends his greetings to all Young European Federalists. It took t...
EEU - economic union of currently struggling states NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) officially came into existence on the 1st of January. It currently consists of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Armenia which joined on January the 2nd. Kyrgyzstan, which already belonged to the Eurasian Customs Unio...
Je suis Charlie : solidarity and unity NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
After the worst terrorist attack in France in more than half a Century, people across France, Europe and the world gathered together to express their solidarity. Emotion was even greater as this terrorist attack targeted one of France's most precious...
No Union without Nations NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 5 Hours ago
« Construire l'Europe, c'est déconstruire les nations ». Guillaume Bucherer n'est pas de cet avis et répond par le présent article à un article de Ferghane Azihari, opposant l'Europe fédérale au f...
Europe: A Denationalization Project For the Best NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Nationhood is incompatible with the European project. The most conservative federalists who deny this fact reveal a touching naïveté. In this sense, the radical nationalists are right to panic about the end of nations; indeed, as said Ern...
The underestimated gender(ed) politics of Ebola. Why a preventive and remedial focus on women is critical to save lives. NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
The Ebola outbreaks are high on the UN agenda. So high that the UN Security Council has adopted an official Resolution (S/RES/2177) on the contagious virus last September, calling upon all nations to contain this mass-scale security threat and collab...
Ethnic discrimination, a European tragedy? NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
The shooting of Michael Brown and a number of other African American males recently killed by policemen have induced discussion about racial inequalities in the United States. Like the US President Barack Obama stated in his speech concerning the cur...
Merkel's no to Cameron: time to settle Britain's relationship with the EU NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
British Prime Minister David Cameron has recently toughened his stance on immigration in response to the tremendous rise of the UK Independence Party. In this light, Merkel's remark earlier this month that the free movement of people is a central ten...
Juncker's Plan Sets High Hopes for Investment NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
To the untrained eye, the new “Investment Plan for Europe” revealed by European Union President Jean-Claude Juncker may seem like financial sorcery. The plan, outlined in a November 26 speech before the European Parliament, ambitiously ai...
Interview on Sport with Commissioner Tibor Navracsics NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 29 Minutes ago
In this Interview with the think-tank Sport and Citizenship, Commissioner for Sport Tibor Navracsics addresses the position of sport in his portfolio, the objectives of his new mandate, and his vision of the sport sector. This is your first interview...
Christophe Rouillon : Reconnecting Europe with its citizens NEW
The New Federalist 3 Months, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
In the occasion of discussing Communication Plan 2015-2019, Christophe Rouillon, Mayor of Coulaines and Vice-President of the Association of French Mayors responsible for Europe, presents today his own-initiative opinion, “Reconnecting Europe w...