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European Council: Tusk and Mogherini appointed to EU top jobs NEW
The New Federalist 1 Day, 14 Hours, 24 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 5 Days, 12 Hours, 57 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 1 Week, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 33 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 3 Weeks, 16 Hours, 21 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 4 Weeks, 13 Hours, 33 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...
The New Federalist 1 Month, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 5 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...
What should the rest of the EU make of the Scottish referendum? NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 4 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Celebrities across the world, Scottish or not, seem to love getting their teeth stuck into the Scottish referendum debate. In the yes camp, Morrissey, Frankie Boyle and Sean Connery are banging the drum for independence, whilst on the other hand, Dav...
Erdogan won, what's next? NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
In the first ever public elections of the president in Turkey, prime minister Erdogan was elected in the first round with almost 52%. The question now is who will become prime minister and what does this mean for the upcoming parliamentary elections.
Bulgaria's Government steps down – what's next? NEW
The New Federalist 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 12 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
As expected, the minority Bulgarian government resigned on the 23th of July, following months of political agony. Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has announced in parliament the resignation of his left-leaning government. Bulgarian governm...
Mrs Merkel, isolated on the European political chessboard? NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
The German Vice-Chancellor, from the social democratic SPD party, Sigmar Gabriel, has started over-shadowing Chancellor Merkel, not only in Germany but in Europe as well, where he is increasingly popular with his European socialist counterparts. Here...
The unbelievable short-sightedness of British politics NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
It has been a few months since the issue of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) last made the headlines of British newspapers. Regularly enough, this government has been announcing it was considering taking the UK out of the ECHR, mainly u...
It's the parties, stupid! NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 18 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Prospects for a trans-national European democracy by Jo Leinen President of the European Movement International (Wold Commerce Review june 2014) During the campaign for the 2014 European elections many parties campaigned in favour of further democrat...
Εnergy Europe, renovating the European project NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Two months before the European elections the House of Europe organised on the 1st of April a debate between the representatives of political parties on environmental and energy policies. Pascal Durand, co-founder and candidate for the French Green Pa...
Italian PM Matteo Renzi to use EU Council presidency to push for less austerity NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Italy took over the six-month rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1st July, following on from Greece. In keeping with the clichés about the inefficiency of Italian public administration, the presidency started with its...
Unemployment in the Globalization Age NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 34 Minutes ago
The 100th anniversary of WWI offers the opportunity to compare the current crisis with those occurred during the past century. The two World Wars, the great depression, fascism and nazism are aspects of the crisis of the nation-state. The 100th anniv...
Juncker: Strong Leadership for the Commission NEW
The New Federalist 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
After two decades of weak leadership, the European Commission is finally led again by a person with authority and vision. Furthermore, Juncker's selection decreased the democratic deficit of the EU and strengthened the European Parliament. For the fi...
Game, Set and Match: the European Council chooses the path of democracy and appoints Jean-Claude Juncker as President of the European Commission NEW
The New Federalist 3 Months, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
At the 26 June 2014 European Summit, the European Council discussed strategic priorities for Europe in the next five years and, more importantly, took a decision on the nomination of the next President of the European Commission. This decision ends m...
The EU administration: small and efficient NEW
The New Federalist 3 Months, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
At a time when European institutions are heavily criticized - particularly in the UK - for being an expensive and inefficient Leviathan, it is worth reminding a few facts on how much the EU actually costs and what it does. Eurosceptic argument: The E...
Υoung Syrian: generation exile NEW
The New Federalist 3 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
The question of immigration to Europe returns to the front scene at regular intervals. During the last elections in particular, Europe was described either as a strainer, or on the contrary as an open Europe. Beyond global policies, the New Federalis...
Turkey's message to the EU: We don't care NEW
The New Federalist 3 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
The municipal elections in Turkey on 30 March manifested the political power relations of the past years. The governing Justice and Development Party AKP remains by far the strongest party in the municipal councils with 43 percent, followed by the ma...