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Fiscal Policy of Europe and the Euro: Past, Present, and Future NEW
The New Federalist 1 Hour, 14 Minutes ago
To the average observer, the financial makeup of the European Union can appear confusing and convoluted. There are a variety of intersecting treaties, pacts and policies, many of which work in tandem. Particularly given the rocky recent history of th...
Spinelli: who was he? NEW
The New Federalist 5 Days, 3 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Few of the younger MEPs or staff in the European Parliament seem aware of the person after whom the main parliamentary building is named: Altiero Spinelli. I was privileged to attend as a special guest last Monday, the premiere of a film on the life...
The Power of Parliamentarians in Abolishing Nuclear Weapons NEW
The New Federalist 1 Week, 23 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
At first glance, the elimination of nuclear weapons appears to be a hopeless case. The Conference on Disarmament in Geneva has been paralyzed for many years. The Non-Proliferation Treaty is in crisis. The major nuclear weapons states refuse to enter...
U.S. Midterm Elections Could Help TTIP, but Negativity Raises Questions NEW
The New Federalist 1 Week, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 8 Minutes ago
If Republican leadership sticks to its core values, it is likely that election results will bode well for the economic partnership of the United States and the European Union. Unfortunately, given the state of American politics, no such integrity is...
Developing sport policy in the EU: strengthening physical activity as a tool for individual and collective well-being NEW
The New Federalist 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Across the EU, physical inactivity is on the increase and so are its corollaries, including (but not limited to) overweight and obesity. A decade ago, a review study funded by the European Commission affirmed this trend by drawing on data from all (t...
Eurasia - towards economic integration or a second cold war? NEW
The New Federalist 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
“It is like you've been dating a girl for a long time.You've met the parents, you've spent a weekend with the families, and now you want to get engaged…Eurasian integration has been painfully slow, but it's moving forward.” This st...
Vallenzi, implementation of the neoliberal German model or immediate and brave reforms? NEW
The New Federalist 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
The Left in Paris was born in July 1789 and there reached it peak in May 1968. Now it seems that what remained of it, at least in the Western world, died in Paris last August, when Hollande reshuffled his government to expel those ministers that oppo...
NATO's call for Eastern Europe: beyond “territorial red lines”, into a realm of strategic realism NEW
The New Federalist 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 33 Minutes ago
The dust hasn't settled over the crisis in Ukraine, and yet commentators speak out that the new Cold War has begun. In extent, some basically wonder whether the Cold War had really ever ended in the first place? Anachronisms aside, the North-Atlantic...
Serbia vs. Albania football game displays identity and political struggles NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
On October 14th, the game between Albania & Serbia in Belgrade had to be stopped shortly before half-time. A drone was flown over the stadium. It carried a flag which has been widely reported as representing ‘Greater Albania'. We are told t...
Football stakeholders address discrimination at Respect Diversity Conference NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
On September 10th, over 200 delegates congregated in Rome for the launch of the 2014 UEFA Respect Diversity Conference , an event co-organised with FIFPro and the FARE Network. In the framework of this conference, a series of workshop addressed key i...
Stop the Dismemberment of Ukraine NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
The fair and free presidential election held on 25 May 2014 has not averted the ghost of civil war in Ukraine. The triumph of the people's uprising in bringing down the corrupt and bloody government of Yanukovich marked the resumption of the democrat...
Responsibility to Protect: Central African Republic and EU NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 15 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
By the end of WW2 the ethnic and religious conflict become more prominent question in the front of international community. The conflict has transformed from inter-state into intra-state, making in this regard ethnic and religious conflict became maj...
Draghi's speech: end of austerity? Not really NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 11 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
After years of “fiscal contraction” and “budget consolidation” in many European countries, the speech by the European Central Bank president Mario Draghi, at the annual conference for central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming,...
Open letter to Jean-Claude JUNCKER regarding the designation of Mr. Tibor Navracsics as Commissioner for Education, Youth, Culture and Citizenship NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
The New Federalist contributes to the Young European Movement's efforts to voice their consternation after the nomination of Tibor Navracsics as Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Citizenship was announced. We hereby call upon Mr. Juncker...
European Council: Tusk and Mogherini appointed to EU top jobs NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 12 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Last month the President of the European Council – the biannual meeting of the Heads of State and Government – and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy were nominated by the Council itself, after lo...
Jean-Claude Juncker unveils his new European Commission, and it's good news for Britain NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 2 Days, 48 Minutes ago
After the confirmation of the appointment of former Luxembourg Prime Minister and Eurogroup Chairman Jean-Claude Juncker as the new European Commission President in July, the seasoned politician today made public his 27-strong team of Commissioners.
Two European institutions, One president, and the Lisbon Treaty NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
To shed some light on the confusion surrounding the European Council and the Council of the European Union, it is important to understand what was enacted by the Lisbon Treaty on December 1, 2009. To shed some light on the confusion surrounding the E...
Yes or No? We are all Scottish NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Scotland has never been so close to exiting the UK. This crucial debate matters for all of us Europeans because what is at stake is the essence of European unity: we are better and stronger together. Closer and closer to the edge On Monday 8 Septembe...
Juncker's program: let's be genuinely ‘united in diversity' NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 25 Minutes ago
Following the election of Jean-Claude Juncker, Le Taurillon offered to campaigners of different political forces to write up a critique of the program that will be set up by the next commission. Today we present the reaction of a young EPP campaigner...
JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER for Dummies NEW
The New Federalist 3 Months, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Dear Reader, we know you've got loads of questions racing through your mind these summer days: what swimming pool should I pick? Which pub should I go to? A glass of wine or a nice, refreshing beer? And, of course, who's the new President of the Euro...